MOMS Club® of Buckingham North

October 2014 Minutes for Moms

Message from the President

Well fall is here in full swing! It is my personal favorite time of year- I love the fall decorations, the fall colors everywhere you turn, the reds, yellows, oranges and browns peppering the grass, the smell of smoke from chimneys, the sight of pumpkins everywhere and breathing in the cool crisp fresh air. It's time for hayrides, pumpkin picking, baking apple desserts, drinking apple cider, pumpkin carving, apple picking and dressing up in costumes!

The Doylestown area has so much to offer this time of year, so we have put together an eventful calendar for all to enjoy this month. We tried to vary up the days, times, and types of events to appeal to everyone's interests and schedules. If there are certain days of the week or times that you are looking for events to be scheduled, or that you strongly prefer please let me know. Also if there is a certain event that you would like to see go on the calendar in the next few months be sure to let me or one of the board members know. Let's have a great month- bring on the fall festivities!

October Birthdays: Happy Birthday!

4th-- Kerrin Monroe

2nd: Tommy Kelly
9th-- Alex Orrok
12th-- Nathan Manelski
13th-- Annabelle Menz
22nd-- Brady Harlan

Future Events

We have a great calendar planned this month with a lot of fun activities. So get those pens out and jot down these upcoming events:

Thursday October 9th: Park Day at Bush Park 1 pm
Saturday October 11th: Moonlit Fun at Market at DelVal 6:30 pm
Tuesday October 14th: Hellerick's Family Farm 10 am
Wednesday October 15th: Pumpkin Painting at Stacy Kingsbury's house 1 pm - 3 pm
Sunday October 19th: Moms Night Out at Uncorked Artist, Warminster 7 pm
Thursday October 23rd: Apple Picking at Solebury Orchards 1 pm
Friday October 24th: Hellerick's Farm free story hour 12 pm
Tuesday October 28th: Little Pod 10 am
Wednesday October 29th: Member Social/Halloween Party at Cathy Patterson's house 10 am

Past Events

Can you believe that it is October already?! We had a great time in September with the MOMS Club. We enjoyed going to story hour at the Doylestown Book Shop, a fun Moms night out at the Buttonwood Grill, and a few great park days that the weather cooperated for! The going away event for Gail/members social was a success and Gail was very appreciative and touched that we held a special event for her. Although our apple picking event was rained out, we will try again this month!

New Members

Our club is growing!! We have 3 new members who recently joined!

Please welcome to the club Jung Kim and her daughter Irene. She and her husband recently moved here from NYC. Jung enjoys cooking and finance. She can be reached at

Please welcome Kari Borowiecki to the group. She and her husband Jay recently moved to the area with their 12 month old son Jakob. Kari enjoys travel, cooking, music, arts and outdoor activities. She is interested in joining a playgroup and can be reached at

Please welcome to the club Julia Levy and her two year old son, Ben (and her hubby, Brian too). Julia was referred to us by Noel de la Pena (thanks Noel) and is also a member of Mommies and Babies of Doylestown. When she is not busy with her son, she is running her business Sweet Sisters Cupcake Boutique which specializes in cupcakes in a jar (a really sweet treat). She can be reached at

We look forward to getting to know you!

Fun Facts

Thank you to everyone who submitted a "fun fact" about themselves! I have loved reading what everyone has written and know that the other members of the club will too! Here is some interesting information about our members......

Ann Marie Manelski: I sell Thirty-one and Scentsy in my spare time!

Hallie Torrell Saxena: I was a US Peace Corps volunteer and lived in Ukraine for 2 1/2 years.

Abbe Feledick: Last year saw glaciers while on an Alaskan cruise, would love to retire to Cape May, NJ some day, and favorite food/restaurant is Fondu at Melting Pot:).

Kari Borowiecki: Before my husband and I moved to PA in 2012 (we were longtime residents of Boston), we traveled around the word for a year and a half. We quit our jobs, sold our cars, furniture, and a lot of our "stuff", put the rest in storage, and packed 2 backpacks. We ended up going to 26 countries in Oceania, Southeast Asia, Africa, and South America. It was the adventure of a lifetime! I have also lived in Germany, France and England and have traveled to about 50 countries. Before becoming a stay at home mom, my career was in International education at the university level. As you can probably guess, I love to travel and learn about other people and cultures!

Stacey Friedman: I love playing poker and have earned the nickname Black Widow at some tables!

Denise Martin: I help out and volunteer a few hours every other week with the Cat Tales Adoption Agency at the Pet Smart in Warminster. Come and pay me a visit to play with the kitties!

Missy Sanchez: We have moved 8 times in 12 years and lived in 6 states and we are not in the military :)

Lisa Menz: I speak fluent French.

Leslie McGrady: I was on the David Letterman show when I was a sophomore in college. I went on Spring Break to visit my sister in New York and was picked from the crowd to be in a segment at the Hello Deli….

Kellie Horvath: In college I was able to live and study in Australia for a month, and I discovered what an amazing and beautiful country it is..... My happy place is sitting on a quiet beach in the evening during the summer once most people have left to go home, and reading a good book.... I absolutely love dark chocolate and rarely go a day without eating at least a small piece.

Robyn Symons: I am expecting my second child in November! We are thrilled and can’t wait to meet our new little one!

Host Needed

We are in need of a host for the December Members Social. If you would like to host this event, you would pick the day that works for you. If anyone is interested in opening their home for this event, please e-mail me ( Thank you!

In search of a Volunteer

We are in need of someone to volunteer to send out the birthday cards to the moms in our club each month. We have the software that you can download onto your computer, and then you can just print and mail the cards. If anyone is interested in volunteering for this, please email me ( Thank you!

Save the Dates

Please save these dates for the November calendar:

Friday November 14th: Member Social at Jeannine's house 10 am
Thursday November 20th: Moms Night In at Kerrin's house- Movie night! 7 pm

Board Members

Kellie Horvath

VP of Administration:
Leslie McGrady

VP of Membership:
Cathy Patterson

Lisa Menz

Joy McDonough


Primary Coordinator
Cara Borian
249 Atlantic Ave.
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
(610) 927-9129

Secondary Coordinator
Erin Fischer
508 Bentley Court
Exton, PA 19341
(610) 280-0330

Conference Coordinator
Nadine Young

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