Aston Township Community Day & Business Expo – Saturday, October 2nd

The Aston Business Association has scheduled the Annual Aston Township Community Day and Business Expo for Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM.

Community Day will begin with a parade from Neumann University (Neumann Drive) starting at 9:00AM.  The parade will proceed along Concord Road to the Aston Township Community Center .  The parade will feature local community groups and organizations, as well as, musical entertainment.

Inside the community center, the Annual Business Expo will be held for all Aston businesses and organizations interested in displaying their products and services.  Other community festivities will be held outside.  There will be free rides sponsored  by Bette’s Bounces, games, food, drinks and contests for everyone to enjoy.

 

2021 ABA Golf Tournament & Banquet – Registration Open

2021 ABA Golf Tournament & Banquet, to be held on Monday, October 18, 2021 at the Rock Manor Golf Club in Wilmington Delaware. Registration and Sponsorship opportunities available. Register Today!

On September 11, 2001, our country experienced a great tragedy. The community of Aston may not have been directly affected; however, the entire community felt it’s impact. As business owners and residents of this community, we felt compelled to remember and commemorate those events and also find a way to acknowledge and honor our own local emergency response teams.  A portion of the proceeds from this are donated to our dedicated Aston Township emergency response organizations.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Rock Manor Golf Club
1319 Carruthers Lane, Wilmington, DE 19803

Golf Options:

All options include: Golf, Cart, Bag Service, Lunch, Dinner, and…
NEW THIS YEAR – Free Range Practice during check-in, unlimited Wine/Beer/Refreshments on the course and during lunch/dinner.

  • Individual Golf ………………..$155
  • Foursome (4 golfers)………..$595
  • Corporate Golf Package……$695
    (4 golfers, hole sponsorship)

Banquet – Dinner Only Options:

NEW THIS YEAR As in previous years, after 18 holes golfers will retire to the clubhouse for a  dinner reception and daily wrap up. But this year  we are inviting non-golf guests to join us for the after party! In the spirit encouraging local business owners to network with one another and build business relationships we want to open up this event to non-golfers. Members and non-members alike are invited to join us for dinner at the beautiful Rock Manor Golf Club. Dinner will be a full course buffet-style meal with wine/beer/refreshments included. Come as an individual or as a group…bring additional members of your team to join in for an excellent team building opportunity.

We’ll recognize our outstanding golf tournament winners, and draw raffles tickets for huge display of prizes.

  • Dinner only (Individual)  includes wine/beer/refreshments…$50.00
  • Dinner only (Table of 8)  includes wine/beer/refreshments…$325.00

Advertising Sponsorships Opportunities:

Looking to have a direct impact on local customers? We are accepting multiple sponsors for each option below. Your logo/brand will be displayed demonstrating your support for your local Police, Fire Department & Fire Police

  • Hole Sponsor……………………………………………………$125.00
  • Putting Contest Sponsor(s)………………………………..$150.00
  • Longest Drive Sponsor ……………………………………. $150.00
  • Closest To the Pin Sponsor ……………………………… $150.00
  • Press Your Luck Sponsor ………………………………… $250.00
  • Beverages Sponsor(s)………………………………………..$250.00
  • Lunch Sponsor(x4)……………………………………………$250.00
  • Dinner Sponsor(x4)…………………………………………..$300.00

Raffle, Door Prize, Promotional Donations

FREE Advertising Opportunity! – Provide a promotional item or coupon for our golfer swag bag, to be handed to every golfer. We ask for a minimum quantity of 100 items. (includes table sign ad)
or
Provide a coupon or prize item for our dinner banquet raffle. (includes table sign ad)
(Include details with your registration or contact Lisa Shaw for details: 610-497-2200 x117)

Schedule

  • Registration & Lunch: 12:00 am
  • Shotgun Start:  1:00 pm
  • Banquet,Awards & Prizes: ~5:30pm

Awards & Prizes:

  • Longest Drive
  • Closest to Pin
  • 1st , 2nd & 3rd Place Foursomes
  • 50/50 Drawing
  • Door Prize Drawings
  • Raffles – Raffles – Raffles with hundreds of prizes!

To register offline and pay by check, please download and complete our Registration form and mail a check payable to Aston Business Association to:

IceWorks Skating Complex
c/o Lisa Shaw
3100 Dutton Mill Road
Aston, PA 19014

UPDATE: COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP)

UPDATE:

Good afternoon everyone, I hope you are all enjoying this early preview of spring weather!

While you may already be aware of this, I wanted to pass along some information on PA’s CHIRP: “COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program.”   The application for this grant opens up on Monday, March 15 and we are asking for your help in distributing this to your accommodations and food service businesses.  More information and the application can be found at:

https://delcostrong.delcopa.org/


On Friday, February 5, 2021, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law,  legislation setting aside $145 million in funds to aid hospitality industry businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the program requires counties to establish grant programs for these eligible businesses. The initiative will be known as  CHIRP:  “COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program.”

Trunk or Treat – October 31st

Valley View Shopping Center, Saturday, October 31st 3pm – 5pm – Hosted by Gatsby’s

ATTENTION! Delco Strong Round 2 – Small Business Grants

Delaware County Launches ROUND 2
“Delco Strong Small Business Support” Program
$14 million available in grants for small businesses affected by COVID-19

Council’s vote on June 17 allows for a second round of Delco Strong Grants to be distributed. $14 million in grants is expected to be released to eligible businesses and non-profit organizations. The non- profit grant program will be administered by The Foundation for Delaware County. Eligibility requirements and instructions for both the business and non-profit programs will be posted online.

Eligibility requirements and instructions will be posted online beginning on June 24:
Applications will be accepted over several days beginning on July 7.
(This is NOT a first come first serve program)

https://delcostrong.delcopa.org/

Neighbors Helping Neighbors – “Contact Free” Drive-By Food Giveaway

Our Neighbors Helping Neighbors subsidiary organization is happy to announce to the Aston community that we will be have a Drive By Food Giveaway on Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  We know times have been difficult for everyone lately and we would like
to help in a small way.

When: Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: 6B Rosalie Lane, Aston (map)

If you are an Aston resident, and could use some help, please stop by to pick up a food bag. The distribution process will be completely safe and CDC compliant! Just pull up out front show a drivers license or proof of residency, then pop the trunk and a volunteer will place a bag in your trunk.

Each care bag will include: Soup, Canned Vegetables, Pasta and Sauce and other miscellaneous items. (1 bag per customer while supplies last)

 

 

EVENT CANCELLED: Networking Event June 25th – Iron Workers Bank

We have cancelled all ABA events until further notice.

Join us on Thursday, June 25, 2020 for a general membership get together at Iron Workers Bank Aston Branch. The event is open to all Aston Businesses and will begin at 6pm with refreshments and sandwiches.

(Please RSVP using the form on this page so that we can get a head count)

Join us for this ABA Networking event!
DATE:  June 25, 2020
TIME: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
LOCATION:
Iron Workers Bank
3333 Concord Rd., Aston, PA 19014

It’s an ABA Networking Event at Iron Workers Bank, in Aston. This will be an open event for member and non-member Aston business owners and representatives. Iron Workers invites us to enjoy some light hors d’oeuvres and to introduce ourselves to other business members in our community.

Business Card Fishbowl

Don’t forget your business card!!
Drop your card into our business card fishbowl and be included in our door prize drawings

Drawings will be held on site. Must be present to win.

 


Please RSVP below if you plan on attending this event.

 

EVENT CANCELLED: Mock Interview Day at Sun Valley March 24th, 2020

ALL ABA events are cancelled until further notice.

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WHO: All Aston Business Association Members – and Friends of the ABA and SVHS

WHAT: Mock Interview Day

WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00AM TO 12:00PM +/-

WHERE: Sun Valley High School

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EVENT CANCELLED: Networking Event April 21th – Sun East FCU

All ABA events are cancelled until further notice.

Join us on Wednesday, April 21, 2020 for a general membership get together at Sun East FCU Aston Branch. The event is open to all Aston Businesses and will begin at 6pm with refreshments and sandwiches.

(Please RSVP using the form on this page so that we can get a head count)

Join us for this ABA Networking event and our first General Membership meeting of the year!
DATE:  April 21, 2020
TIME: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
LOCATION:
Sun East Federal Credit Union
4500 Pennell Rd, Aston, PA 19014

It’s an ABA Networking Event at Sun East Federal Credit Union, in Aston. This will be an open event for member and non-member Aston business owners and representatives. Sun East invites us to enjoy some light hors d’oeuvres and to introduce ourselves to other business members in our community.

Business Card Fishbowl

Don’t forget your business card!!
Drop your card into our business card fishbowl and be included in our door prize drawings

Drawings will be held on site. Must be present to win.

 


Please RSVP below if you plan on attending this event.

 

2020 Membership Drive

Our 2020 membership drive is in full swing!

All year long our members take full advantage of opportunities to grow their businesses through networking and promotional events. Our Aston Community Day & Business Expo and annual Golf Outing events are a couple examples, and the proceeds from these events go back into our community.  And that’s not all we do –  through programs like Neighbors Helping Neighbors and Sun Valley Mock Interviews Aston Business Association members get directly involved contributing time and resources to those who it most.

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Become a member today

This year we want you to join us and become an important part of your community while you improve local awareness for your business and contribute directly to your bottom line.

JOIN NOW!

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