Monday, April 29, 2013
New program assesses veteran skills, establishes career plan.
Earlier this week Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8) joined local veterans and members of the Middle Bucks Institute of Technology (MBIT) Board of Trustees in opening the technical school’s new Veterans Training and Assessment Program. Aimed at veterans and their families, the program points applicants in the right direction by building a career plan centered on that person’s skill set and desires. Enrollees in the program can begin classes at MBIT, or any other trade school that accepts the GI Bill. In commending MBIT for launching the veterans training program, the congressman, a member of the Veterans Jobs Caucus on Capitol Hill, said it could not be more timely. “The unemployment rate in this country is too high, and for our veterans…
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Veterans ID Discount Cards will be issued to qualified Bucks County veterans during Wednesday's event.
Sunday, April 28
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8) will host a Veterans Community Workshop this Wednesday at the Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem. The workshop will be held on the Third Floor beginning at 1:30 p.m. Staff from Congressman Fitzpatrick’s office will be on hand to address questions and concerns on veteran issues. State Representative Gene DiGirolomo and State Senator Tommy Tomlinson will have staff on site as well as the Bucks County Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Joe Szafran. Veterans ID Discount Cards will be issued to qualified Bucks County veterans. Interested veterans must bring their DD-214 form.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Internships are available in both Fitzpatrick's district office in Langhorne and his Washington, D.C. office.
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick is seeking internship applications from college students from Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District, which includes all of Bucks County and a portion of Montgomery County. Internships are available in both the district office in Langhorne and the Washington, D.C. office. "Being involved in the daily interactions of a congressional office is an excellent opportunity for individuals to learn and grow both academically and professionally," a press release from the Congressman's office said. "Interns will learn how to provide exceptional service to constituents in Pennsylvania’s 8th District. Congressman Fitzpatrick and his staff work hard to respond to the needs of the citizens within our district and any …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The 17th Annual Bucks County High School Art Exhibition will be up at Bucks County Community College through Saturday.
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick honored the winners of the Congressional Art Contest, part of the 17th Annual Bucks County High School Art Exhibition, during a reception Sunday. The exhibit will be up through March 31 at Bucks County Community College’s Hicks Art Center Gallery on the Newtown Campus. The show features approximately 100 works of art in a variety of media such as painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, stained glass, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and jewelry. High school art teachers from throughout the county submitted the works, which were judged by college faculty. Admission to the reception and exhibition is free. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
"Colorectal cancer is preventable, beatable and treatable when caught early," congressman's wife says.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The following is a letter from Kathy Fitzpatrick, wife of Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Bucks). Imagine that there was something you could do to prevent a cancer that kills nearly 50,000 people every year. Would you do it? The answer to that question would seem an obvious "YES!" However, more than 40 percent of adults - 4 out of 10 - fail to have screening tests that prevent or detect early the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States - colorectal cancer. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to help turn that statistic around. This year, more than 143,000 new cases and 51,000 deaths from colorectal cancer are expected nationally . Many of these cases could be prevented. …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Bucks County's Republican congressman criticized the U.S. Senate's failure to vote on a federal budget.
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick spoke in front of the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown Monday about his support for the Honest Budget Act of 2012. Video courtesy of www.metra4.com.