Upcoming Events at BNI

"How Down Syndrome Lifted Me Up" - Presentation by Parent Advocate Kurt Kondrich

“How Down Syndrome Lifted Me Up”

Join us in the BNI Forum for a presentation by parent advocate Kurt Kondrich addressing his family’s experience since his daughter, Chloe, was born with Down Syndrome in 2003. Kondrich led efforts to pass the Down Syndrome Prenatal Education Act, known as Chloe’s Law, in the Pennsylvania legislature this summer. Presented free of charge but reservations requested; call 874-5671 or email DonnaRoesch@BarberInstitute.org



Ladies Only Luncheon

Ladies Only Luncheon 2014

The 12th annual Ladies Only Luncheon will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Kahkwa Club.  In addition to a luncheon, guests will enjoy a raffle of more than 50 elaborate theme baskets and boutique shopping with vendors featuring an array of jewelry and accessories, gourmet baked goods, handmade greeting cards and other unique items.  The Ladies Only Luncheon benefits services to children at the Barber National Institute.



Recent Past Events

2014 Barber Beast on the Bay

Beast 2014

WE BEAT THE BEAST!  Saturday, September 6, 2014 brought a new course with more variety, new obstacles and mixed terrain.  Thanks to all of the sponsors, participants and volunteers who made the 2nd Annual Barber Beast on the Bay such a success!



2014 Shillelagh Golf Tournament

2014 Shillelagh

The 2014 Shillelagh Gold Tournament was held on Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at the Riverside Golf Course in Cambridge Springs, PA.  Proceeds from this year's Shillelagh Golf Tournament will be used to support the Bright Beginning Program at the Barber National Institute.   



2014 Garden Party

2014 Garden Party

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, the Barber National Institute's annual Garden Party's theme was "Here Comes the Sun" in an ode to the Beatles' 50th anniversary. Spring and summer fashions from Bridal Elegance, Chameleon and Point Foure gave a nod to the time period with just a hint of grooviness intertwined with modern looks. The Garden Party signature prize was "'Let it Be' Time for Summer," which featured a bistro set and fire pit donated by BKD and DonJon Shipbuilding, a gas grill donated by National Fuel, and a golf getaway donated by Peek'n Peak.



2014 Art Show

Art Show 2014

Many came out to "Celebrate the Possibilities" at the 7th annual Art Show & Sale at the Barber National Institute that was held April 11th - April 14th, 2014.  This community event featured the artistic achievements of youth, adult amateur and adult professional artists from throughout the region.  

Awards were presented in the categories of youth, adult amateur and adult professional artists, as well as in separate categories for photography.