FLO Race For Traditions: Pre-Registration Deadline Next Week, April 22

The deadline to pre-register for the 10th annual Family Lives On Race For Traditions in Eagleview Town Center is next week, Tuesday April 22, 2014. You can register online up until that deadline via Active.com.

Enjoy this family event with music, dog tricks, a Brickside Grille hot breakfast for registered race participants, and many goodies donated by our food sponsors.The 5K runners start at 9am, followed by the one mile fun run, 5K and 1M running strollers, 5K and 1M walkers (with or without strollers).

For more information on the details of the event, read our last article on the Race For Traditions or visit FamilyLivesOn.org.

Questions on registering, sponsoring, or volunteering? Email Kelly at Kbecker@familyliveson.org.

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Eagleview Community Garden: New Location; Benefitting Chester County Food Bank

Eagleview Corporate Center volunteers rolled up their sleeves or tucked in their ties to lend a hand at the new Eagleview Community Garden – a 16-bed garden site installed and planted by Hankin Group, Cray Valley and the non-profit Triskeles across the street from the Eagleview Town Center on Friday, April 11, 2014. The produce from the garden will go to the Chester County Food Bank, which distributes over two million pounds of food per year to over 100 organizations that include food cupboards, meal sites and other social service non-profit organizations.

The Eagleview Community Garden is part of Triskeles’s Food For All program, an anti-hunger mission that aims to connect companies, schools and universities, churches and civic groups and their employees in an effort to grow fresh veggies for the food-insecure.

On April 11th, the team moved the 10 double-high raised garden beds, located next to the Eagleview Senior Apartments, to their new location across from Eagleview Town Center. The garden was reconfigured to include 12 single-high 3 x 10 garden beds and four double-high 3 x 10 garden beds. This new garden will be maintained by a team of volunteers from Triskeles, other organizations located in Eagleview Corporate Center and The Chester County Food Bank. Continue reading

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Tax Day Savings at Brickside Grille

Brickside Grille is offering you special Tax Day Savings! Today, April 14 and tomorrow April 15 only – get $10.40 off any check over $25 when you present this coupon!

The offer is good only with the coupon and excludes alcohol. Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Valid April 14 & 15, 2014 only.

Be sure to reserve your table early at BricksideGrille.com! Continue reading

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Do Something Spring Festival | Saturday, May 17 | 1-4pm

Enjoy an afternoon of music, food & activities in Eagleview Town Center with proceeds benefitting the Chester County Food Bank!

Plant something. Grow something. Do something to make a difference. Do something to end hunger in our community!

Learn how easy it is to grow food on your patio & give a portion of the harvest to CCFB. Please bring a non-perishable food donation for Chester County Food Bank.

Find out who’s going to be performing at the festival after the jump! Continue reading

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Family Lives On: 10th Annual Race for Traditions

The 10th Annual Race for Traditions, sponsored by Expresspark, Inc. will be held on Saturday, April 26th right here in Eagleview. This year marks a decade of this beloved race and family event whose proceeds benefit Family Lives On FoundationSM (411 Eagleview Blvd).

The dictionary defines “tradition” as a long-established action or pattern of behavior in a community or group of people, often one that has been handed down from generation to generation. We are proud to say that the Race for Traditions fits that description perfectly. Many families return each year to run, walk or even “tot trot” the race. They have made the “Race for Traditions” a family tradition they can call their own.

For 10 years, the Eagleview and local community have come together to celebrate our mission and raise funds to continue Family Lives On’s Tradition FulfillmentSM Programs. Our unique program provides a therapeutic tool to support the healthy bereavement focusing on three critical, and often times unmet, needs in child and family bereavement support. Grieving families need (1) intrafamily connection and communication, (2) ongoing support, and (3) opportunities to celebrate a loved one’s life story. Continue reading

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Passion for Fitness: March is National Nutrition Month

At Passion for Fitness, we can help you make 2014 the year you start eating right! We offer an online nutrition program and also an iPhone app that you can use quickly and easily while on the go!

We realize that “diets” don’t work, a lifestyle change is required! That’s why at Passion for Fitness we continue to stress, “it’s not a program, it’s a lifestyle.”

BOTTOM LINE: Adopting a healthy lifestyle is the only way to ensure long term weight loss and a lifetime of improved health.

To live a long, healthy life, you must incorporate exercise (both strength training and cardiovascular exercise) and healthy eating. We can help you with all three facets to living a healthy life and put you on the road to success.

So, no more excuses, call, e-mail, visit our website, and let us help you today! Continue reading

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Main Line Lighting & Design: 5 Reasons to Switch to LED Lighting

We are very excited about some great new finds from the International Lighting Market in Dallas! They will be arriving in the next several weeks — stop by & see what’s new!

We will be showing several new vanity lights, lamps, outdoor lanterns and new chandeliers for your foyer, kitchen and dining room, as well as new LED decorative lighting.

Main Line Lighting & Design is offering a FREE in-home LED consultation to all Eagleview residents and businesses. Take advantage of this no-obligation offer and let us find ways to save you money and go green! Continue reading

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Gemini Hair Design Studio & Spa: Benefits of Massage and New Product Lines Available

Did you know that massage can help with your sleep quality? Or that it can help you prepare and recover quicker from a strenuous workout? Massage is beneficial to your overall health!

Gemini Hair Design is also carrying two new product lines: B Y from Framesi and Aquage. B Y is a sulfate-free, paraben-free, gluten-free, alcohol-free line of styling products specialized for color treated hair. Aquage makes innovative salon hair care products with healing sea botanicals.

Gemini Hair Design Studio & Spa
545 Wellington Square
Eagleview Town Center | Exton PA
610.458.8809 | GeminiHairDesignStudioSpa.com

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Silver Sky Jewelry & Gifts: What is Fair Trade?

By Cara Turner, Owner of Silver Sky: 

Fair trade is a way of empowering individual artisans and communities in poverty stricken nations by giving the artisans a fair wage for the products that they produce. In turn, the individuals and communities thrive rather than just survive. There are no large factories where individuals are treated poorly and there is no child labor. The people normally work in their homes while they care for their children or in small clean shops where they are treated well.

Fair trade is transparent. The end user knows where the product comes from and sometimes the products are even signed by the actual artist. We can tell you exactly where the products we sell come from. A majority of our suppliers are not only wholesalers but they are nonprofit organizations that bring you beautiful products and give 100% of the income back to the communities. It doesn’t get much better than that! Continue reading

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Clark & Goshow: Tips on Long Term Care Insurance

Without a long-term care strategy in place, your nest egg may be the only source of funds to pay for these expenses. If you’d rather not spend-down your savings to qualify for government care or you’ve got other plans for the savings you’ve accumulated, consider long-term care (LTC) insurance.

What is LTC insurance? LTC insurance is coverage you can purchase to help pay for assistance if you can no longer care for yourself.

What should I look for in LTC insurance policies? Only consider providers that are A-rated or better and have been in the long-term care insurance business for 10 years or more. Companies such as A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings evaluate providers based on their claims-paying ability and history of raising premiums.

When is a good time to buy LTC insurance? The day you need long-term care may seem far off but 40% of Americans receiving long-term care are under the age of 65. Remember, an accident or illness can also lead to the need for long-term care. In answering this question, you must keep in mind that your health determines whether you qualify for LTC insurance and is considered when your premium is calculated. The premium amount also factors in your age at the time you take out a policy. Continue reading

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