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What's new: Big Q BBQ launches takeout and catering at The Pineville Tavern

  • Levittown's Big Q BBQ is launching a takeout and catering location at its sister restaurant, The Pineville Tavern at 1089 Durham Road in Pineville. Big Qs entire menu will be offered at Pineville from 4-9 pm Monday through Thursday and noon to 10 pm Friday through Sunday. Information: www.bigqbbq.com
  • The Credit Counseling Center recently celebrated the opening of its new Doylestown Township office at 11 Welden Drive. Over the past 22 years, the agency has provided financial counseling and consumer debt help to more than 40,000 people. The Credit Counseling center also has offices in Richboro and Levittown. Information: 215-348-8003 or www.ccc-credit.com
  • The Birches at Newtown is collecting non-perishable food items through July 31 to donate to the Wrightstown Food Cupboard. In addition, the Food Cupboard also is seeking monetary donations to purchase fresh meat and grocery gift cards. Donors will be entered in a drawing to win a $50 Visa gift card. Items can be dropped off at The Birches, 70 Durham Road.
  • Dr. Patrick Cleary has completed his adolescent and child psychiatry fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and is accepting new patients at MK Plus in Newtown. A native of Bucks County, Cleary joins the group of psychologists and the practices pyscho-educational unit. Information: 215-968-5151
  • Network Now, a Warrington-based women's business support network, is celebrating its ninth anniversary with a full-day conference, Step Into Greatness: Visibility, Leadership and Growth" on Oct. 5. Speakers will include NBC10 anchor Tracy Davidson, 95.7 BEN FM morning radio host Marilyn Russell, film director/producer Dan Cordle, entrepreneur and author Jen Groover and more. The event will cover a wide range of topics for business leaders, including goal setting, presentation skills, on-camera performance training, online credibility and media relations strategies. Tickets are $159. Information: www.networknowconnections.com/events
  • Newtown Athletic Club's youth program will host Kids for a Cure, a free drop-off kids event, from 6:30-9:30 pm July 8 at the NAC Sports Training CenterĀ in Newtown Township.This event is open to NAC members and the public. Donations of $10 per child are suggested and all funds raised will be donated to Matt's Mission and ALS research. Children registered for the event will rotate through a variety of games and activities led by volunteers from Camp NAC and the NAC youth programs team. To register, call 215-968- 0600 ext. 112 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Wal-Mart has introduced Walmart Pay, a secure payment method for smartphones, at Greater Philadelphia-area Walmart stores. The program works with any iOS or Android device, at any checkout lane, and with any major credit, debit, pre-paid or Wal-Mart gift card, all through the Wal-Mart mobile app. To learn more about the program: walmart.com/walmartpay.
  • The Philadelphia Hand Center will open a new office at 2600 Easton Road in Willow Grove on July 13. This is the centers fifth full-service office in Montgomery County, complete with on-site diagnostic imaging, electromyogram nerve conduction testing and occupational therapy. Information, or to schedule an appointment: handcenters.com or 1-800-971-HAND.