UPCOMING 
EDUCATIONAL
EVENTS:
March 16th
Dinner FORUM
Radnor Valley Country Club, Villanova
Featuring A. Duie Pyle!
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Registration closes 3/11 at 12:00 pm!
MARCH 2016 NEWSLETTER
Educational Events and Member Updates
Delaware Valley Family Business Center is a learning community filled with members doing remarkable things. It is our special privilege to work day in and day out with hundreds of business families and we would like to share their successes with you!
Bergey's Inc., Souderton, PA, is a family of automobile, truck and tire companies that stretches into eastern  Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Locally, Bergey's was recognized by the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce as the winner of the 2015 Large Business of the Year . Nationally, Bergey's Truck Center was recognized as Mack Truck's NE Dealer of the Year
Brubacher Excavating , Bowmansville, PA,  provides sitework and excavation results that matter, with an accumulated knowledge of 40+ years of experience.  In November of 2015, Brubacher was recognized by the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors at the 25th Annual Awards of Excellence Gala .
In 2014, Clemens Food Group, Hatfield, PA, announced plans to establish a pork processing facility in Coldwater, Michigan.   The 550,000 square-foot facility is expected to generate up to $255.7 million in private investment and create 810 jobs.  Check out the time-lapsed video of the past 4 months of construction progress. For more info go to www.cfgcoldwater.com.
The 2016 recipient of Precision Farming Dealer's fourth annual Most Valuable Dealership is Hoober Inc., Intercourse, PA. 54 U.S. and Canadian dealerships were nominated. Click here for a video from Scott Hoober on "Taking Small Steps Toward Prolonged Profitability". You may have seen the Hoober Family present at our Dinner FORUM in March, 2015. 
PEEPSFEST®, sponsored by Just Born, Inc. , Bethlehem, PA, is an annual two-day New Year's Eve festival at the iconic SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Each year, fans arrive from all over the country to enjoy family-friendly activities and marvel at the PEEPS® Chick Drop - a 4.5-foot tall, 85-pound lit PEEPS® Chick that descends at 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 31 to commemorate the beginning of an exciting new year.   Click here to read more. 
Brad McVaugh, G3 family member at  Laboratory Testing Inc. , Hatfield, PA, was promoted to Machine Shop Manager. In addition to the new responsibilities of managing all Machine Shop operations, Brad will retain two previous positions he took on last year, Shipping/Receiving Manager and Project Manager of Continuous Improvement. Click here to read more. 
Landis Supermarket , Telford, PA, opened a new La ndis Supermarket in Sanatoga on March 1. Click here to read more. The market's grand opening was a success. Its parking lot was packed for much of the day and it readily sold out of some special goods brought in specifically for the event!
Family owned and operated since 1 902,  Milburn Orchards , Elkton, MD,  provides families with high quality farm fresh fruits and vegetables at their farm market, or through wholesale sales. Milburn Orchards was recognized as the Cecil County Business of the Year in 2015 , and as one of the Top 10 Things to do in Baltimore!
Thanks to our Sponsors who provide essential support to our 
unique Learning Community!

OUR MISSION:  Flourishing Families & Enterprises 

Since 1988, it's been our privilege to guide multi-generation business families through their complex, unique journeys. We have served over 600 business families across the nation, and our customized, intergenerational, team-building process provides the direction, confidence and tools to overcome the dangers, beat the odds, and reach the summit for each family member & their enterprises!  
 Sally Derstine   Scott Hackman    Jared Byas    Stephanie Olexa  Henry Landes
Delaware Valley Family Business Center | 215-723-8413 | sally@dvfbc.com | www.dvfbc.com
340 N Main St    Telford, PA 18969