Since 1977, the Historical Society of Bensalem has become crucial for preserving and educating others about the township's past, an important task that depends on the generosity of the public for funding.
Member of the Historic Society of Bensalem will spend the next few weeks making a concerted effort to raise money to help with the non-profit organization's operations and event planning.
- On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Friendly's Restaurant, 2369 Street Road, will donate a percentage of sales between 5 and 8 p.m. to the society.
- The Historical Society will host a fundraising flea market on Oct. 12 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at its headquarters at 3211 Knights Rd. Potential sellers can purchase space for $15. Call (215) 752-3673 for more information.
- Boscov's at the Neshaminy Mall is hosting an all-day fundraiser on Oct. 22. From now until the day of the event, shoppers can buy coupons for $5 that will give them a 25 percent discount during the sale. The coupons will be available at the Historical Society's regular meetings, the flea market and the Fall Festival on Oct. 5.