Haverford Business Developments - August 2019

HPED is excited to announce a new club for those looking to get out and discover all that Haverford has to offer. As part of our Shop Local campaign, Local Ventures will plan an array of fun and interesting group outings in conjunction with Haverford Township businesses. The club will operate in the same way as our popular First Wednesday Dining Club, with specific outings emailed to the group, and the opportunity to sign up to participate. You can join us for one event or all of them! If you would like to be on this mailing list, please sign up by clicking the button below.
The first event is set for Sunday, September 22nd at 9:00am. This inaugural event will include a guided Bird Walk at the Merry Place Trail (599 Glendale Rd) sponsored the new Wild Birds Unlimited store in the Manoa Shopping Center, followed by coffee and pastries at the store, with a special discount towards any purchase. Come check out their wide range of inventory, from bird feeders and houses, bird baths, bird seed and bird-related gift items! Individuals can reserve a spot for the event by emailing asweeney@hped.org .
Business Breakfast on September 19th 7:30-9:00 am
Join us as we partner with the library at their 9th Annual Business Breakfast at the Haverford YMCA! Come celebrate the unveiling of the library's latest remote book drop at the Y.

Registration required. To register, click  here
Welcome to the new Pepperoncini Restaurant & Bar!

H PED would like to welcome Pepperoncini’s Restaurant & Bar to their new location in Haverford Township. Tommy DeFruscio, the owner and chef of this Italian restaurant located at 25 South Eagle Road, grew up in Broomall and now lives in Havertown with his wife Judy DeFruscio, a 1st grade teacher from Manoa Elementary, and their daughter.
Tommy worked his way up in the restaurant business, starting as a dishwasher, busboy, server, and bartender until he finally became a chef in the kitchen. Fourteen years ago, at the age of just 25 he opened his first restaurant, Pepperoncini’s! 

Standing Ovation Award
We need your help to select our annual Standing Ovation Award recipient. The HPED Standing Ovation Award is presented to a business of the highest standards, offering exceptional customer service, an attractive, welcoming environment, and engagement in the community life of Haverford Township. Our awards will be given out at our Annual Meeting on October 22.

All community members are eligible to nominate up to three Haverford Township businesses. Winner selected by popular vote. Nominate your favorite coffee shop, your local dentist, mechanic or any first-rate business that you feel really enhances life in Haverford Township. Businesses who have won in the past are not eligible to win again for 3 years. Previous winners include Kettle and Brick & Brew. Email Amy at asweeney@hped.org with your three nominations by Sept 15th.
Green Business Award
The Green Business Award will be given to a business who has shown a commitment to environmental sustainability. The award will be presented at our Annual Meeting on October 22nd. Recipient will be selected by representatives from HPED and the Environmental Advisory Committee. Businesses may self-nominate or be nominated by the committee.

We'll be considering many facets of your business such as lighting types, storm water management, use of sustainable materials, renewable energy and bike racks for customers and staff. Businesses usually implement sustainability step by step over time...even if you are only doing one or two things that environmentally friendly, we want to hear about it! Please make your nomination by emailing Jeanne at jangell@hped.org with reasons for your nomination.
Senior Citizen's Discounts

Check our new brochure with discounts for Senior Citizens! Created in conjunction with the Senior Citizen's Advisory Committee.
Thank you to our Partner Township of Haverford!
Thank you to our Platinum HPED Sponsors! ($500)
Holly Goodman & Carolyn Corr
Thank you to our Gold HPED Sponsors! ($250)