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“Love + Action” Eastwick Drill & Bartram’s Garden

Workshops for Drum 78th St. Parade Night Parade on Sen. Anthony Williams Presents:
Activists Sept. 7, 8 Aug. 18 Schuylkill AUG. 25, FAMILY FUN DAY
Guidance & Inspiration Community fun festival Dancing, Music, Free 10am - 4pm, Kingsessing Rec Cntr
for Potential Office at Penrose School Boating - Aug. 3
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Fair Chance Programs Help Ex-Offenders STEM Students Volunteer
at Bartram’s Garden
Distracted Driving: Deadly for Children

Low Cost Micro Loans help small business
New Rules for Block Parties/Street Closures
Parking Restriction – Chester Ave. Aug 4-19

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FOR CARS & TRUCKS Local summer science/technology students take a break in the area they reclaimed from invasive shrubs and vines at Bartram’s Garden. Their 5-week SMASH/
STEM program at Penn Wharton provides a broad overview of these exciting fields as well as opportunities for community service.

up to $1,000
ocal School District students who Kang, recruited from the Univ. of Wis- When they had cleared the over-
Cars or Trucks are enrolled in the vibrant, 5-week consin, for three hours in the blazing growth, they manned wheelbarrows
With/ Without Title Summer Math and Science Hon- sun, the elite, technology gifted young loaded with mulch from Bartram’s
Bad Engines or ors (SMASH) course took time from people put aside their i-pads and lap- Sankofa Community Farm, and along-
Bad Transmissions their intensive study program to put tops to cut invasive shrubs and vines, side Bartram’s land manager Todd
in a morning’s hard labor as Bartram’s pull up weeds and haul off the debris in
up to $500 Garden Volunteers. Under the watchful front of historic John Bartram House at STEM STUDENTS
Cars or Trucks eye of SMASH Resident Director Stanly 54th Street and Lindbergh Blvd. CONTINUES ON PAGE 4

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CallCall 215-669-1000
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STEM STUDENTS tech entrepreneurship. On weekends sciences as well as the economics and
CONTINUES FROM PAGE 1 they make field trips to broaden their business aspects.”
work horizons and on the first Saturday According to site director Tufts,
Greenberg, applied the compost to of the month they become community Staying on campus and taking classes
keep down the unwanted growth and service volunteers – as with the day’s at Wharton builds their confidence
beautify the Garden’s entranceway. effort at Bartram’s Garden. and knowledge and helps with the
The group of 35 young people is the Under the guidance of site director transition to college life. This sum-
first Philadelphia area cohort of the LaToya Tufts, SMASH Wharton began mer’s overall theme is “communicable
SMASH STEM college prep residence on June 30 and runs through August diseases” and in biology class, the stu-
program initiated by the Kopor Center 4. The inaugural group of students dents learn what a disease is; in math,
in California and its local partner, the accepted into SMASH Wharton is liv- they apply statistical methods to plot
Wharton School at the University of ing on the University of Pennsylvania SMASH/STEM summer course members make the the impact of disease in their commu-
Pennsylvania. The free 3-summer pro- campus for five weeks during the sum- arduous climb up the hill with wheelbarrows of nities; in computer science they create
gram is for underrepresented students mer. Among the District schools rep- mulch to beautify historic John Bartram House on messages to inform the public on
Lindbergh Blvd.
of color and aims to close the oppor- resented are Thomas Edison, Girard disease symptoms and therapy.
tunity gap in science and tech among Music, Parkway Center City, Science science that wasn’t in our textbooks. Jared Williams of Mastery Charter
urban students. Leadership Academy -Beeber, Carver, When we complete our full three sum- was enthusiastic about many unique
Beginning the summer after 9th Masterman, Roxborough, Freire, mers’ programs we will be much more parts of the program. “At one session
grade, SMASH scholars enter science, Olney and Mastery Charter Gratz and prepared for college.” we met with top business executives
technology, engineering and math Shoemaker. “The SMASH – STEM concept is who were able to explain how our
(STEM) classes that supplement their Taking a break with a long draft of impressive and I’m happy that Penn education connects with jobs we might
learning during the academic year. In water, Nysa Harris-Dobson confided Wharton brought the program to have after school.“
addition, they learn networking and life that “the academic atmosphere where Philadelphia,” observed parent Syd- For many of the students, this was
skills and take foundational business we interact closely with professors and ney Parker-Williams, whose son is at their first “away” experience and their
courses including economics and mar- fellow students is both competitive Masterman. “The youngsters are get- first exposure to living on a college
keting that empower them to pursue and difficult. I’ve learned a lot about ting a good academic exposure to the campus.

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Attention Small Business Owners: “Love + Action” Workshops

Low-Cost Financing Opportunity for Activists in Philly:
on business operations, marketing,
Guidance & Inspiration for Potential Office Seekers
AUGUST 29 merchandising, accounting, security
and insurance. John Fetterman, running for Lt. Gov-
The FINANTA approach is similar ernor of PA; Rebecca Rhynhart, Phila.
INANTA and Southwest CDC to cooperative group loan approaches City Controller; Martin O’Malley,

will hold a small business loan adopted in countries throughout the Former Governor of Maryland; Mo-
information session at South- world which go by the names “Susu” he Arena, a private, non-profit vita Johnson-Harrell, Interim Phila.
west CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue, on or “Tontin.” In 2015, an estimated 125 organization which formed in Victims Services Coordinator; John
Wednesday, August 29 from 10:30 million people worldwide — about response to the 2016 national King, Former U.S. Secretary Of Educa-
AM to 11:30 AM. Participation in this 80 percent of them being women — election will hold its 2018 Summit tion; Malcolm Kenyatta, Dem. Nomi-
gathering requires advance registra- were receiving a total of about $100 in Philadelphia. Entitled “Love + nee for PA House; Keir Bradford-Grey,
tion which can be arranged by calling billion in microloans from the major Action,” the gathering will feature Defender Association Of Philadelphia;
267.236.7030. microfinance institutions, accord- several dozen inspiring speakers who Michael Tubbs, Mayor Of Stockton,
Almost any small business could ing to MIX Market, a nonprofit that will participate in a variety of panel CA; Chrissy Houlahan, PA Candidate
use some additional financing – espe- tracks them. discussions and workshops aimed at For Congress; Toni Blackman, Rapper,
cially access to loans under advanta- If you have a network of fellow generating more effective activism and Actress, Writer; Anton Moore, Phila.
geous terms and with low-interest business owners you know and trust assisting people who are or wish to run criminal justice activist; and Jamira
cost! Such funding can help: or wish to be part of a business for public office or be more civically Burley, Anti Gun-Violence Activist.
• Renovate a store or office, community and get support from involved. Some of the intriguing training
• Obtain additional inventory other business owners, a FINANTA The Arena Summit will take place e sessions include: “Getting Out the
• Pay off other loans or creditors at Affinity Group Lending program on September 7-8, 2018 at the Penn- Mid Term Election Vote;” “Hip-Hop,
lower cost may be for you. FINANTA provides sylvania Convention Center, 1101 Politics & Your Voice,” “Unconscious
• Reduce accounts receivable and microloans in a group setting that Arch Street. The following stunning Bias: Everyone Has It!” “Working On
improve credit ratings. also serves as a networking and array of social justice and civil rights A 2020 Campaign” “Empowerment
The FINANTA Group may have just credit-building space for small busi- leaders have committed so far: Danica Thru Entrepreneurship;” “Storytelling:
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workshops through Southwest CDC vided by Page Huey of FINANTA.

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New Rules on Block Parties Eastwick Commandos Drill &

and Other Block Events Drum Corps Celebrates 25 years
he elite Eastwick Comman-
does Drill Team and Drum
Corps will be celebrating its
25th reunion with a performance and
community festival on August 18. The
event will kick off with a parade, form- STACY LEV Y’S
ing up at 11:00 a.m. at the Penrose Members of the Eastwick Commandos Drill & Drum
Plaza at Island Avenue and Lindbergh Corps which is celebrating 25 years of stellar

Tide Field
Blvd, and the proceeding up 78th performances on August 18
Street to Penrose Elementary School. Those organization interested in
The Commandos will be joined in setting up a vendor table can contact
the parade and performances at the Ms. Cathy at 215-510-8725. For more
Penrose School by many other drill information on the event, member-
teams and drum corps until the wind ship, performance requests, donations

up at 5:00 p.m. Eastwick neighbors or volunteer opportunities contact Ms.
and friends are cordially invited to join Arlene at 215-987-7478.
in the fun-filled time with food, face Information for this article was gra-
painting, and lots of entertainment. ciously provided by Cathy Ockimey.

PA Politics – Climate Change

S River Rooms
cott Wagner, founder of a trash added that “climate change is important,”
hauling business and former but that he’s also focused on issues such
state senator, is the Republican’s as problems related to sewage.
nominee for PA Governor in this year’s A spokesperson for Wagner later
November 6 election, facing Democrat defended his answer “that it’s naive to
Block parties, clean-ups that involve closing the street, religious events, weddings and other celebrations Gov. Tom Wolf. suggest he doesn’t believe in climate
now require advance sign off by the relevant police district before filing with the Streets Department. At a July 19 Town Hall in Montgom- change and that there are things as
Observing the procedure should allow faster approvals and less confusion.

ery County, Wagner was confronted governor he thinks could be done bet-
ffective August 1st, all Street tricts for a complete list of districts, by young Rose Strauss, who stated, ter to address the issue.”
Event Applications will be locations, and phone numbers. “You’ve said that climate change is a There is nothing naïve about the 1.7
handled by the Streets De- A further welcome change is that result of people’s body heat, and are billion gallons of waste water generat-
partment Right of Way Unit and applicants will be informed in ad- refusing to take action on the issue” ed by the natural gas fracking process
will require pre-screening approval vance if their block is approved to be Strauss said. “Does this have anything in PA (Annual total 2015). It is treated
from local Police Districts in closed to traffic before providing pay- to do with the $200,000 that you have injected back into the ground but sci-
advance of being processed. Ap- ment of the permit. Common sense taken from the fossil fuel industry?” entists can’t predict what the long term
plicants seeking approval to close dictates that this advance approval In response, Wagner laughed off the consequences might be.
their street to host a block party or
another street event must submit a
should be obtained before other items
such as food, music and other party-
question, saying, “I appreciate you being
here. But you’re 18 years old... and a little
Ted Behr
May − Oct 2018
Block Party Authorization Approv- related activities are purchased. young and naïve! Are we here to elect a news/local/2018/07/19/scott-wagner Head to Bartram’s Garden to experience two temporary, site-specific art installations by # AR TATBAR TR AMS
al Form to their local Police Dis- Early submission of applications governor or elect a scientist?” Wagner climate change. Stacy Levy, the inaugural Art@Bartram’s artist. Learn about the river’s tides and reflect on the FU NDE D BY
trict before applying for a permit enables the Streets Department to
environment at a variety of public programs. Art@Bartram’s is a multi-year collaborative
with the Streets Department. quickly process forms and to notify initiative between Bartram’s Garden and Mural Arts Philadelphia, supported by the William
Events include block parties, reli- SEPTA, the Fire Department and oth-
gious events, serenades, birthday cele- er authorities of all block party street COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD Penn Foundation, which celebrates the Schuylkill River and its surrounding landscape, and
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Gala Bartram’s Garden Lighthouse Parade/Party Three Weeks

The parade will start at 7:00 p.m. and
of Parking
AUGUST 3 flow through the garden from Lind-
bergh Boulevard to the banks of the Restriction on
Chester Avenue
Lower Schuylkill. It will be an evening
he community is invited to “Ig- of illuminated boating highlighted by
nite the Night” gala at Bartram’s
Garden at 54th and Lindbergh
music, and dancing
From 8:15-10:00 p.m. there will be Begin
Blvd. from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. on the dancing and food at the boat house
evening of August 3. Come dressed in
neon and white to really shine on the
and a chance to watch the parade and
view the Philadelphia skyline and the AUGUST 4
riverside black light dance floor. night sky. Food trucks from The Better
Join the glow-in-the-dark parade Box and Everything We Eat will be or the next several weeks there
of puppets, musicians and dancers available for your purchase of snacks may be parking restrictions
led by Spiral Q and the Second 2 and an evening meal. along Chester Avenue from 40th
None Drill Team (those who wish to From 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. visitors can en- WHY NOT MAKE IT A “BARTRAM’S GARDEN WEEKEND” to 51st Streets due to the imposition
participate in the parade will begin joy free row boating from the Bartram’s Enjoy free boating on Saturday, August 4 at the Bartram’s dock beginning at 11:00 a.m. to of temporary bus service on various
gathering at the main entrance River dock. This will be a great opportunity 2:00 p.m. or join the scavenger hunt from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Or, just roam through the SEPTA lines.
Room at 6:30 p.m. to receive “glow- to experience Stacy Levy’s floating Tide delightful gardens and ramble the trails, and picnic on the meadows. For more information, call The temporary bus service will
215-729-5281 or visit for a full listing of events and activities.
in-the-dark” props). Field installation after dark. apply SEPTA’s the Media/Elwyn Line
between 30th Street Station and Arse-
The venerable Eastwick Community Garden – Lush with Produce nal Interlocking and to the Wilming-

ton/Newark Line Service. The Airport
hile its ultimate fate is up Line will also operate Shuttle Bus
in the air or is a closely service.
guarded secret, the sacred, The interruption of the normal
fertile soil of the Eastwick Community service will allow installation of new
Garden at Island and Bartram Avenues high speed switches over these lines.
is once again producing large quanti- Accordingly, Shuttle Buses serve
ties of fruits, vegetables and flowers for between 49th & 30th Street Stations;
residents near and far. For more than Shuttle from 49th Street will board on
45 years residents have lovingly culti- Chester Ave; and Shuttle Buses from
vated the soil, planted a wide variety of 30th Street will board on JFK Bou-
vegetables and some fruits and berries, levard at 30th Street (buses will be
weeded and in time, harvested their facing towards 30th St Station). There
produce to grace the tables of family will be an alternate travel option to
and friends. and from University City, 30th Street,
With the recent rains, everything Chris McLaughlin has been using his electric Center City - Route 11,13,36 Trol-
that should be green is verdant and cultivator to loosen the rich soil around his pole leys (board/exit at 49th Street); and
eye-popping squash, eggplant, cab- beans and peppers. He has let half of his plot go for continuing travel to Center City
fallow this year to give the soil a rest and improve
bage, tomatoes and cucumber are yields in future years. from 30th St: Regional Rail – take any
ready to be picked; beneath the train going towards Suburban Sta-
surface, beets, carrots, radishes and year around.” Nothing but low grass tion; Market Frankford Line/Trolleys
onions are presumably doing just as was growing on fully half of his garden - 30th Street (across from Amtrak
well. area, which he said was to let the Station).
This past sultry Saturday a number Seated in the shade, Frank Anderson straightens some wire he’ll use to mend his fence at the Eastwick ground renew itself and improve the For more details call 215-580-7800
Community Garden. He has been cultivating this plot for some 27 years.
of the regulars were hard at work with yield on his other favorites, cucumbers or visit
one thing or another: arbor. “Squash and peppers are ready plot very convenient. A motor-driven and squash. connection. Learn more about the
Malvin Vincent, a U.S. Army veteran now, and of course there are plenty of cultivator in hand, he was turning over Frank Anderson grew up in Geor- Rebuilding the System Program at
drives up from Delaware several times tomatoes.” He is ready to dig up some the dark, loamy soil around his pole gia farm country and relishes the
a week from Delaware to tend the dou- turnips, as well, conceding that a lot of beans, cherry tomatoes and peppers . opportunity he’s had for 27 years to
ble plot he has maintained for some his pleasure comes from just watching “I love the hot peppers, habaneras and grow produce close to his home here.
10 years. “It’s picking and plucking things grow. cayenne’s, he stressed warmly. “For Admiring his stand of head high corn,
time,” he confided, bucket in hand to Chris McLaughlin works nearby at the past four years we’ve been canning he noted, “All our friends and family
pull off some grapes from his extensive the airport which makes access to his them in vinegar so they’re available all are waiting for it to ripen.
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• AUGUST 17: 12th District Police Service Area #1 Meeting, 6:30 p. m. ShopRite Supermarket for office, campaigning, activism, volunteering & entrepreneurship; prizes for best community
Community Room, Penrose Plaza, Island Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area . Info: Lt. action stories. Info or to register:
Allen (#58)
• SEPTEMBER 8: Bartram High Alumni Association Meeting. 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Bethany
• AUGUST 18: Men’s Prayer Breakfast – Open to All. (Every 3rd Sat.) 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. The Baptist Church, 58th & Warrington Avenue. Info:
Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. Youth accompanied by adult welcome! “I desire all men
to pray” (1 Tim 1:8) Info: 267-275-8238 or • SEPTEMBER 15: Women’s Circle – Gateway to Re-Entry, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. 3751 Island
Ave., Suite 106 (off Bartram Ave.) Donation $20 Info:
• AUGUST 3: Lighthouse Parade/Party: Bartram’s Garden Dock & Schuylkill River Nursing at The Common Place (Every Monday) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 58th & Chester Ave. • AUGUST 18: Book Bag Giveaway, Children accompanied with adult. 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.,
Kayaking: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Ignite the night! Join our glow-in-the-dark parade of puppets, (Parking entrance off 58th St.) Refreshments. Info: Terri 215-898-2259 Myers Rec Center 58th & Kingsessing Ave. (School supply donations gratefully accepted.) • SEPTEMBER 18: Maroon & Gray Bartram High Alumni Meeting/Meet & Greet: 4:00
musicians, dancers led by Spiral Q and the Second 2 None Drill Team. Paddle downstream Info: – 7:00 p.m., Bartram High School Auditorium 2401 S 67th St.(Please us 67th St. Entrance)
from Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Food Trucks: The Better Box & Everything • AUGUST 7: National Town Watch Night Out - Southwest CDC Community Outreach: Info: (267) 234-2064
We Eat - Dress in neon/white to shine on the black light dance floor. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 6328 Paschall Ave. Music and Food, plus information from many service • AUGUST 18: Eastwick Commandos Marching & Drum Corps 25th Reunion Community
providers and opportunity to meet with 12th Police District Officers/. Festival & Exhibition: 11:00 a.m. Parade begins at Penrose Plaza, Island Ave. & Lindbergh EMPLOYMENT – JOB & LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
• AUGUST 3: Free Yoga and Meditation Classes - Fridays through September 7 - at Bartram’s Blvd. up 78th St. to Penrose Elementary School, 2515 S 77th St, Family activities until 5:00
Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Public welcome to these uplifting • AUGUST 7: Deadline for application Civilian Police Academy Class #50. Policies, p.m. Vendors Welcome! (See Article this issue – Page 8) • NOW HIRING: Direct Support Professionals: Assists an individual with a disability to
and relaxing indoor/outdoor classes (rain or shine) on (All experience levels). Co-hosts: practices and procedures of Phila. Police Dept. 13 weekly night sessions. Contact Person – lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assists with activities of daily living if
Family Practice and Counseling Network. Wear comfortable clothing. Pre-Registration Sergeant Jim Pauley @ 215-934-4147. Email- • AUGUST 18: Pirate Day at Ft. Mifflin, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Scavenger hunt, live music, needed, and encourages attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion. Minimum
encouraged: other activities for all the family, historic demonstrations: 6400 Hog Island Road (off Island Qualifications: Pass a Criminal Background Check; High School Diploma or Transcripts:
• AUGUST 8: Wellness Wednesday at the Eakins Oval (below the Art Museum Steps) 5:00 Ave. extension), Ticket info/details: 215-685-4167, or Facebook: Valid PA Driver’s License; Social Security card; Child Abuse Clearance; Current Physical
• AUGUST 3: Career Empowerment Job Fair – Interact with Top Employers: 10:00 a.m. – – 8:00 p.m. including Cardio Dance Pre-Party (Cardio Pop, MixxedFit, Zumba, and line OfficialFortMifflinInfo Apply in person, 2501 Carroll St (at Elmwood Ave,) Philadelphia PA 19142
3:00 p.m. PA Convention Center 1201 Arch St. Sponsor: City of Phila. Also on program: dancing). All ages welcome – Sponsored by AARP.
Workshops for job and employment skills Info: • AUGUST 18: Community Day - New Testament Ch. of God, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m., 935 S. Attention Direct Support Professionals
• AUGUST 9: Pop-up Archery – Safe and fun activity for families with children age 8 and up 53 St., School Supplies Giveaway; Food, Games, Health Screenings; Prayer Station; Fun;
Training Available on Intellectual Disabilities Topics :
• AUGUST 4: Free Shredding Event: Safeguard Your ID! 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mercy (Also August 23): 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Info 215-365-3118 Refreshments. Info: 215-492-6630
Fitzgerald East Campus, 1515 Lansdowne Ave. Darby, PA: Sponsors: Rep. McClinton/Sen. ♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities ♦ Medication Administration Training
Williams, Staff on hand for constituent services /info on PennDOT, Medicaid, Property • AUGUST 10: Free Movie Night at Bartram’s Garden “Black Panther” award-winning • AUGUST 22: 12th District Police Service Area #2 Meeting, 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, ♦ CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Dysphasia
Tax/Rent Rebate Program. film. 8:00 p.m. (Family activities, face painting, popcorn & lemonade begin at 6:00 p.m. 70th St. & Woodland Ave.. Learn what’s happening in your area: Lt. Kinslow (#101) PPD.12. ♦ Understanding Aggression in people with IDD ♦ Seizure Management
54th & Lindbergh Blvd. Bring your chairs or blankets and bug spray. Sponsored by SW ♦ Understanding Mental Illness ♦ Autism ♦ And More... Charge $50.00
• AUGUST 4: “Wild Walk” to encounter edible flowers and plants. 10:00 – 12:00 Noon, Globe Times Newspaper. Info: 215-727-7777. Please Inquire about availability and upcoming training classes - Eastwick
Led by Ranger Croasdale; Hosts: at Cobbs Creek Community • AUGUST 23: 12th District Police Service Area #4 Meeting, 5:30 p. m. Kingsessing Library, Family Services, 2501 Carroll St., Phila., PA 19142 Phone: 267-634-6410
Environmental Center, Cobbs Creek Parkway at Catharine St. Info: • AUGUST 10: Free Yoga and Meditation Classes - Fridays through September 7 - at 50th & Chester Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Info: Lt. McHugh (#180) PPD.12.
pg/CobbsEnvCenter/events Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (See item above – August
3 – for details)
• AUGUST 4: (F) Free Boating on the Schuylkill River (Every Saturday) – Bartram’s • AUGUST 24: Free Archery Lessons – Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 5:00 – 6;00 p.m.
Garden 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Free Parking in Upper Lot, short • AUGUST 10: Free Senior Citizen Brunch & Produce Giveaway, 11:00 a.m. Greenway 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Registration required (267) 969- 3218 or email
walk to Bartram Dock. Kayaks & rowboats, safety equipment provided. Info 215-729-5281 Presbyterian Senior Apartments, Building 2001, 58th St. at Greenway Ave. All Seniors
or website: Invited! Info: Dr. Carol, 610-284-6246 or • AUGUST 24: Police Service Area #3 Meeting 6:30 p.m. Myers Rec. Center 58th St. &
Kingsessing Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. Galie (#264 )
• AUGUST 4: Nature Tots! – Children 3-5 (with adult) Explore Nature at Heinz Refuge: • AUGUST 11: Block Party “Back to School” 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Conquerors CDC, 52nd
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Stories, crafts, hikes. FREE! 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Pre-Registration St. & Whitby Ave. Book Bag Give-Away, Free Food, School Supplies, Health Awareness Southwest CDC’s trained housing coun-
required, email to, or Info phone 215-365-3118 Info. To Donate/Vendor Contact: 215-474-2717 • AUGUST 24: Author’s Book Signing – “Faith Through Fearlessness” by Dr. Carol selors can help you if you are in foreclo-
sure, received an ACT 91 letter from
Simmons, 11:00 a.m. SW Senior Center, 6916 Elmwood Ave. info 267-622-5169 your lender and even if you are just a
• AUGUST 5: Nature Walks – Heinz Wildlife Refuge – Birds, Trees, Turtles, Butterflies: • AUGUST 11: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 5401 Lindbergh month or so behind on your payments.
Professionally Guided 9:00 a.m. (Most Sundays) Heinz National Wildlife Refuge , 8601 Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience necessary; dress for outdoors; • AUGUST 25: Reuniting Families with LGBY Members. 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Southwest
You do not need to hire an attorney.
Lindbergh Blvd., Info: 215-365-3118 or bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or Senior Center, 6916 Elmwood Ave., Open to all; Refreshments provided. Sponsor: Phila. You have Southwest CDC housing coun-
Corp for Aging. LGBT Grandmothers and Allies Group of SWSC. Space Limited: Contact selors, pro bono attorneys and the
• AUGUST 6: The Outdoor World in Black Literature: Discussion of prose by Black writers, • AUGUST 11: Stewardship Saturday, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge – Volunteers Linda Marucci, 215-937-1880 or City’s Office of Housing and Community
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Moderator: Kalela Williams, Welcome!: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Outdoors work to improve our Development staff behind you.
Phila. Free Library. Early registration encouraged: nature habitat. Info: 215-365-3118 or John_Heinz/visit • AUGUST 30: Family Fishing Evening: 4:00 – 7:00p.m. Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Call today to set up an appointment at
, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Bait available, plus some fishing gear (limited quantities) NO 215
• AUGUST 6: Foster Parent Info Session (also August 13) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage • AUGUST 11: Second Saturday Tour “Architects, Suffragists, & the 1st Electric Car.” LICENSE NEEDED! Details: 215-365-3118 or
Southwest Community Development Corp.
Preheim Center, 6517 Chester Ave. Info: 215-730-2240 or 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave. Info: upcomingevents.html
6328 Paschall Ave. Philadelphia PA 19142
(Serving Southwest for 142 years)
• AUGUST 16: Bat & Moth Nature Night at the Woodlands 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., 4000 Woodland • SEPTEMBER 7-8: Northeast “Love + Action” Summit for civic and political leaders – 215729-0800
• AUGUST 6: Dance for Health – Free & Open to All (every Monday): Sponsored By Penn Ave. Info: focusing on 2018 & 2010 Elections: Outstanding National Speakers; workshops on running
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EEOC Statement
Eastwick Family Services is a social service
Eastwick Family Services is an Equal
organization that provides services for indi- Supported Employment
Opportunity Employer. We do not
viduals with developmental disabilities, the
discriminate on the basis
elderly and the physically disabled. of race,
East- We help with job searching, placement assess-
gender, disability, sexual
wick Family, established in 2011, has con- orienta- ment, and job monitoring. Individuals will be
tinuously provided evaluated by our staff to determine the best
tion,a or
range of services in
collaboration with the Office of Develop- category of employment that fits the need of
mental Programs and Support Coordination Intellectual/Disabilities the individual. Upon employment we will con-
Staff Screening Home/Habilitation Services
tinue to provide support as needed.

All staff is subject to a full back- ground
Provides services under (ODP) Office Devel-
check. Screening includes criminal
Our intake process isbackground com-FBI fingerprintopmental Program for individuals with devel-
simple andcheck,
prehensive. Individuals seeking ser- opmental disabilities (MR) in the community
clearance and child abuse clearance as
vices must be registered with
needed. their that increase community integration, sociali-
county Administrative Entities/Office
of Developmental Programs.
zation, and improve overall quality of life. r
Companion Services
A companion staff member works with
individuals in the privacy of their home EVERYTHING AND SEND YOU A CHECK & ACCOUNTING BY THE 6TH OF THE MONTH Available for Rent
or the community. Our well trained staff ♦ Ideal for Training & High Level Conferences
♦ Elegant Business Setting ♦ Convenient Elmwood Location
will be there to be a companion as spell-
ed out in the Individual Support Plan.
& Driveway ♦ Easy Connection to Public Transportation ♦ Internet access
Adult Residential 6400 Homes Located near new Post Office ♦ Rental: $250.00 per two hours (Bring Your Own Refreshments)
Eastwick Family Services provides residential Easy Access to Public Transportation & Major Highways
Need a break from care giving duties? A Res- homes for an individual with developmental ▪ Many with Washer, Dryer & Extra-Secured Storage ▪
pite service is provided in the home of the disability. It is our goal to provide a safe living
individual receiving services. These trained arrangement to help residents live a life that is
EEOC Statement professionals can assist with activities of dai-
ly living.
as close as possible in all aspects to the life
which any member of the community might
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Eastwick Family Services is an Equal Opportuni-
ty Employer. We do not discriminate on the
choose. Our service is based on individual cen- Skilled Speakers & Instructors Available for Traning and Indoctri-
basis of race, gender, disability, sexual orienta- Contact Us: Eastwick Family Services tered approach, which means all of the aspects nation on These Health and Personal Care Topics:
of the residential experience is solely designed ♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities ♦ Medication Administration Training ♦
tion, or religion Phone: 267-634-6410 Fax: 267-634-6439 with the individual’s unique needs in mind. Our CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Understanding Ag-
Staff Screening
All staff is subject to a full back- ground check.
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services are orchestrated towards growth and
development of each resident. REAL ESTATE / INSURANCE, LTD. gression in people with IDD ♦ Seizure Management ♦ Dysphasia ♦ Under-
Eastwick Family Services
Screening includes criminal background check,
FBI fingerprint clearance and child abuse clear-
Eastwick Family Services
Please contact your county office for Intellectu-
al Disabilities for further information if you or 215-551-5100 2501 Carroll Street, Philadelphia, PA 19142
Phone: 267-634-6410 Fax:267-634-6439
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