Chester County Briefly: June 8

Bill Ronayne
Bill Ronayne

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter will celebrate the heroes of Chester County who have saved lives, committed selfless acts of courage and compassion, and exemplify the mission and qualities of the Red Cross movement with a breakfast Wednesday, June 21 from 7:30-9 AM at the Desmond in Malvern.

Among the honorees is Bill Ronayne, who will receive the Community Impact Award. Ronayne is the owner of Brandywine Valley Heating and Air Conditioning and a volunteer at the Fame Fire Company in West Chester.

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Chester County Fund for Women and Girls

The Fund will be hosting a panel discussion on the changing landscape in healthcare and its impact on women’s health. This public event will be held at CCFWG at 1025 Andrew Drive, Suite 200, in West Chester on June 21 from 8:30-10:15 AM, and will feature a light breakfast.

Panelists are experts in the field. They include:

  • Audrey Ross, Communications and Community Engagement Manager, AccessMatters
  • Antoinette Kraus, Executive Director, PA Health Access Network
  • Maggie Groff, VP of External Affairs, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA
  • Beverly Mackereth, former Secretary of Dept. Public Welfare and currently Sr. Government Affairs Specialist at Ridge Policy Group

Christina Sappey, Chief of Staff for Representative Carolyn Comitta, will moderate the panel.

To register for this event, email or call 484-356-0940.

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Triumph Group

Berwyn’s Triumph Group, an international supplier of aerospace components and systems, has been selected by Boeing to support the V-22 Osprey Multiyear 3 contract, once approved. The contract is expected to be negotiated before the end of the year between Bell Boeing and the U.S. Navy.

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Coatesville Dawn by David Katz.

Art Partners Studio

Art Partners Studio in Coatesville will present the art of David Katz from June 14-Aug. 31 at the Coatesville Savings Bank. An evening to meet the artist is planned for June 14 from 5-7 PM. This reception is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.

Katz’s upcoming solo show is meant to illustrate the hopefulness he sees in Coatesville.

“If they feel the excitement I feel being in Coatesville, that’s all I care (about),” he said.

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