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Business briefs: Oct. 21, 2021


Stephanie M. Schwartzberg, executive vice president and general counsel, Penn Community Bank, has been recognized by the YWCA of Bucks County for her work on women’s empowerment in the region.
The honor, part of the Salute to Women Who Make a Difference awards program, specifically celebrates Schwartzberg’s mentorship of the Mount St. Joseph Academy’s Firebirds 433 all-girl robotics team.
“This is the 29th consecutive year that the YWCA of Bucks County proudly honors female leaders who live or work in Bucks County,” said Karen Ann Ulmer, YWCA member and event chairperson. “Each year we provide this special salute to honor them for making exceptional contributions to their businesses, organizations or their communities.”
Schwartzberg drives the overall legal strategy for Perkasie-based Penn Community Bank. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Legal Affairs Advisory Committee, a mentor with the Mount St. Joseph Academy’s Firebirds 433 all-girl robotics team, and a director at Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center.
She holds an undergraduate business degree from Villanova University, and a law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Jennifer Donaldson served as a presenter at the 2021 Exceptional Children Conference on Oct. 15, live via Webcast.

Her presentation, titled “Remedies,” examined remedies under the IDEA, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA.
Donaldson is an attorney at Eastburn and Gray in Doylestown, and her practice includes school law, special education law and litigation. She has been representing school districts and their employees in all aspects of school law for 15 years.


Newtown Business Association holds its October Monthly Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 400 Freedom Drive, Newtown
The event is sponsored by Insurance Shops and features speaker Denise Hackendahl, presenting “Hiring and Retaining Employees in These Tough Times.”
Members and first time guests must register in advance for this meeting, which will be hybrid with the ability to attend in person or via Zoom. Visit for information, and to register.