Credit Counseling Center celebrates 25th anniversary

A ribbon cutting took place at its expanded office in Richboro

The Times

The Credit Counseling Center, a nonprofit organization, celebrated its 25th year of operations at the expansion of its office located within the First National Bank of Newtown, 832 Second Street Pike, Richboro.

On May 7, a ribbon cutting and reception was hosted by Joan Reading, executive director, and its board of directors: Robert Szwajkos, Esq., chair (Curtin & Heefner LLP), Larry Grant (Aurum Consultants), Anne Berlin, Margaret Young (First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown), Thomas Maclin (Monument Bank), Ryan Fuller (GMG Insurance), Aret Kalayjian (Univest Bank), Lisa Folks (PNC Bank), Michael Sullivan (Fulton Bank), David Breidinger (Comcast) and James Barry.

Attending the event were John Parry (chairman) and Daniel J. Schaffer (president), First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown; Mary Smithson, Clerk of Court of Common Pleas Bucks County; Christina M. Finello, Esq., Deputy Director of Housing & Human Services of Bucks County; representatives of Penn Community Bank; U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey; Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick; Gene DiGirolamo, Meghan Schroeder and Tommy Tomlinson of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives; Matt Weintraub, Bucks County District Attorney; Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce; Habitat for Humanity; Bucks County Family Services; Bucks County Opportunity Council; Big Brothers Big Sisters; John Adelstein, Esq.; Josh Foldblum, Esq.; and Patricia M. Mayer, Esq.

Additional sponsors included QNB Bank, Covenant Bank, Fidelity Savings, Streamline Payroll and William B. Parry & Son.