Indoor lacrosse meet

is seeking teams

Lax4Lives is looking for boys high school varsity, club and elite travel teams to participate in its holiday indoor lacrosse tournament on Dec. 28 at the Sportsplex in Feasterville.

The tournament seeks to help members of the lacrosse community who have suffered through hard times and also benefits Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Lax4Lives was formed in 2005 to support a Pennsbury High School lacrosse player diagnosed with lymphoblastic lymphoma.

Registered teams are guaranteed four games, and each player will receive a reversible jersey and entry into a lacrosse-themed raffle. The first session begins at 8 a.m. and the second session at noon.

Sportsplex is at 1331 O'Reilly Drive, Feasterville. Entry fees for teams are $450 and are tax-deductible.



or call 215-754-4389 for further information or to register.

Bucks women's group

looking for honoree

The Bucks County Women's Business Forum is seeking nominations for "Most Inspiring Woman Business Owner of the Year Award."

According to the forum, the award "honors a woman who has positively influenced other business owners by inspiring them to reach for and achieve greater success in their businesses."

The winner will be honored during a ceremony at the Bucks IDEAS Expo 2008 on April 17 at Delaware Valley College.

Nominees are limited to female business owners who do business or reside in Bucks County. All nominations must be made using an on-line form available at


and must be submitted by March 1.

For more information visit


or call 267-337-6073.

Arts school receives

grant from Pa. council

After scoring highly in their review, the Community Conservatory arts school has received a $15,528 grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

Test scores, combined with the school's record of success in providing quality arts experiences for the community, made the conservancy an eligible recipient for grant money.

The funds are provided for general operating support for the 2007-2008 fiscal year and will help pay for arts education programming, performance opportunities and arts-related charitable outreach projects.

Located in Doylestown, the nonprofit conservatory was founded in 1988 and offers arts education and performance programs in music, art, and drama. For more information, visit



Levittown nurse

wins honors at work

Levittown resident Victoria Pantoja was recently named emergency department nurse of the year by her coworkers at Capital Health System - Mercer Campus.

Pantoja graduated from the Capital Health System School of Nursing and has been a registered nurse at Capital Health since 2001. She was selected for her comprehensive knowledge of emergency nursing care.

Capital Health emergency departments treated more than 76,000 emergency room patients and 800 trauma patients last year.

- Matt Sandy