Women who inspire us.

In honor of Mother’s Day, May's issue of West Chester & Liberty Lifestyle celebrates the women in our community who inspire. Earlier this year we asked you to tell us about inspirational women who live, work or volunteer in our community. It was difficult to narrow the list, but this month please enjoy the stories of our community’s exceptional women.…

Shamrock Shuffle

The 11th Annual Shamrock Shuffle, hosted by The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, was held on Saturday, March 18. More than 4,000 participants enjoyed a 5k/10k and Community Block Party on The Square @ Union Center. Proceeds supported the Community Foundation programs and beneficiaries. Photography by CS Folio.

Pasta With A Purpose

On March 25, Liberty Center hosted Pasta with a Purpose, a FUNraiser benefiting the Caring Community Collaborative of West Chester/Liberty (C3). Guests enjoyed menu samplings from local restaurants, beverages, kids' activities and the NCAA tournament. Thanks to Liberty Center and our community for supporting C3. Photography provided by Liberty Center.

West Chester-Liberty Chamber Dinner

Community leaders recently gathered to celebrate the West Chester-Liberty Chamber Alliance Annual Dinner, where they recognized award recipients who have made a strong impact in our community this year. Congratulations to the winners and the Chamber Alliance for a great year. Photography by Len Kaltman with West Chester Corporate Photography.

May 2017 Around Town

Selected among several local outstanding youth, Aylin Isik was chosen as the The Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty. The Youth of the Year program honors our nation’s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to great futures and encourages all kids to lead, succeed and inspire. As the new Youth of the Year…

Women to Watch

Being able to impact the life of one person is an accomplishment; Carol Lucio gets to impact the lives of approximately 7,000 Butler County students each year. Lucio serves as Executive Director for the Butler County Junior Achievement Program, an organization that educates students from kindergarten through twelfth grade on its three pillars: work preparedness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

Turn The Page To Summer

Don’t close your books just because school is out. This summer, MidPointe Library West Chester is again offering its exciting Summer Reading Program. With a new online component and additional programming, there is something for all ages at the library.

Women to Watch

Where others see trash, Jamie Beringer finds worth. Beringer is co-founder of Bicycle Recycle, a local nonprofit business that fixes up bicycles, scooters, tricycles and skateboards and gives them to local kids in need, for free.

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

Women are given the ability to give the gift of life, but in order to do so they must first care for the life that they live. The physicians at Hilltop Obstetrics and Gynecology understand the complexities of women’s health and strive to provide every woman with the personal care she deserves.

Skin Safety

The sun is out and pool season is nearly upon us. With the ending of school and beginning of summer, everyone loves spending more time outside, soaking up the rays. It’s easy to get excited about the long, sun-filled days, but it’s important to remember the risks that can come with too much sun exposure. Dr. Scott Grevey, M.D., and…

Mom Knows Best

In May, we honor all the moms who love and support their kids, whether they’re infants, adults or angels. We asked local moms and daughters to share their favorite quote, memory or inspiration about motherhood. This is what they had to say.

Breakfast In Bed

Although Mom probably loves anything you cook her, don’t just settle for toast and orange juice. This Mother’s Day, bring her a few of these tasty treats from the kitchen of Melanie Cedargren, owner of The Spicy Olive. Cedargren shared a few of her favorite Mother’s Day Brunch goodies for all to enjoy.

Ask the Expert: Kara Lyons

“It’s never too early to plan ahead.” That’s the message Kara Lyons has for anyone thinking it might be time to set up a will or trust. Lyons is a third-generation attorney who concentrates her practice on wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate administration at Lyons & Lyons Attorneys at Law in West Chester. She’s a life-long resident of West…