Bucks hosts Tyler Taste of Summer – Crab Fest

More than 200 turned out for this event, which raised $25,000 for community college scholarships

Guests enjoy a cocktail hour in the Tyler Formal Gardens, courtesy of Isaac Newtown’s Bar & Grill of Newtown, as part of the Tyler Taste of Summer event that raised $25,000 for Bucks County Community College scholarships and other projects.

Bucks County Community College welcomed more than 200 guests earlier this summer for the “Tyler Taste of Summer – Crab Fest,” a fresh take on the 31st annual fundraiser formerly known as the Tyler Tasting Party.

Bucks County Community College president Stephanie Shanblatt (right) greets guests Hope D’Oyley-Gay and Tony Gay at the Tyler Taste of Summer event, which featured cocktails in the Tyler Formal Gardens followed by a clam bake.

Attendees enjoyed cocktails in the formal gardens below Tyler Hall, the 89-year-old mansion that’s on the National Register of Historic Places, then sat down to a crab bake and chicken barbecue in the nearby event tent.

More than 200 guests enjoyed a sit-down clam bake and chicken barbecue dinner at the Tyler Taste of Summer, which raised $25,000 for Bucks County Community College scholarships and other projects.

The Beach Boys tribute band Still Surfin’ provided entertainment.

Bucks County Community College vice president for advancement Tobi Bruhn (right) greets guests Gene and Marlene Epstein at the Tyler Taste of Summer event, the 31st annual fundraiser to benefit student scholarships and other projects.
Bucks County Community College provost Lisa Angelo and her husband dance to the sounds of Still Surfin’ at the Tyler Taste of Summer, an event that attracted more than 200 guests and raised $25,000 for scholarships and other projects.

The Bucks County Community College Foundation said the event raised $25,000 for student scholarships, the historic preservation of Tyler Hall and its formal garden, and other campus initiatives. To learn more, visit bucks.edu/foundation