The BIP funded and built this playground that is located at the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township.
Miracle League of
The BIP donated $35,000 to this project which was built at the Community Center. This special baseball field is used
by children with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Pavilion at the Community Center
In 2011 the BIP funded this Picnic Pavilion for use by township residents and for activities at the Community Center.
Dog Waste Station
Ten of these waste stations have been installed on the bike path through out Palmer Township. This 2016 project was fund by the BIP's Palmer 5K race.
Electronic Message Sign
This project was funded 25% by the BIP, 25% by the Lions Club of Palmer Township and 75% by Palmer Township. The BIP managed project which provides event messages for non-profits in the area.
Library Beautification Project
This project has been funded and installed by the BIP as its community project in 2016.
Pride in Palmer
Each quarter the BIP honors a business in the township for using Palmer Township in their advertising.
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Each year the BIP honors
individuals, organizations and businesses for their contribution to Palmer Township.
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Our largest fund raiser of the year which supports our community projects. In 2017 the outing will be held September 18th.
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Check back for coming events.
41st Annual Community Awards held on November 2, 2017 >>>>>>> More
Lin Erickson speaks at the BIP Membership Luncheon on September 27, 2017 >>>>> More
BIP Pavilion constructed at Palmer Pool >>>>> More
View information about the 2017 Scholarship recipient >>>> More
The 2017 Palmer5K was another great success. The overall male winner was Trevor Vanackeren and
the overall female winners was Stephanie Piccione. For the full results click here.
View the "History of the BIP" video and the pictures of the 40th Anniversary Event >>>> More
At the 41st Community Awards banquet of the Business, Industrial and Professional Association of Palmer Township (BIP) a check for $5,000 was presented to the Miracle League of Northampton County. This money is from the proceeds of the 6th Annual Palmer5K race and walk which is held in conjunction with Palmer Community Days. Former president of the BIP and Palmer5K organizer Jeff Kicska presented the check to Lisa Colver, Treasurer of MLNC. Over the past 6 years the BIP has donated $30,000 from this event.
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For information about the BIP and/or membership contact
Brenda DeGerolamo at (610) 253-7191
The Business, Industrial, and Professional Association of Palmer Township is a unique business organization in that there is a very close working relationship between business and the government of the township. The BIP was established in 1976 when representatives of the business community and members of the Board of Supervisors worked together to form the organization. Since that time the BIP has grown considerably and through its members has been involved in a number of community projects.
The alliance formed between the business community and the township is evident in the projects the BIP has initiated and helped bring to fruition. For example, the Association was instrumental in the construction of the Palmer Branch of the Easton Area Public Library and has collected and donated thousands of dollars in books and equipment to the Branch. BIP was also in the forefront of advocating the construction of the Palmer Branch of the United States Post Office at its Greenwood Avenue location. The Welcome to Palmer Township signs located at all entrances to the township and the landscaping at the entrances/exits to Route 22 have been funded by the BIP. Every two to three years each resident and business in the township receives the very informative Community Information Guide which is designed and partially fund by BIP with the bulk of the cost from business advertisement.
The BIP is cooperating with the Easton Area Public Library to purchase books through wholesale channels to better stock Palmer Library. Therefore, only twenty dollars will purchase a brand new best-seller, gardening book, cookbook, how-to-book, children's book or dozens of other titles. Click here for more information on this important program.
The pictures show at the top of the page displays some of the projects that we have completed over the years.
From community projects to promoting community involvement to recognizing individuals, organizations and businesses that promote and beautify the township, the BIP is here to build a better Palmer Township for all of us.
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