Around town (July 17, 2013)

Gold­man Sachs of­fer­ing free pro­gram

The Gold­man Sachs 10,000 Small Busi­nesses pro­gram is ac­cept­ing ap­plic­a­tions from small busi­ness own­ers in the Phil­adelphia area. This train­ing pro­gram is de­signed to help small busi­ness own­ers de­vel­op valu­able skills to grow their busi­nesses with in­form­a­tion about ac­cess­ing fin­an­cial cap­it­al and power­ful net­work­ing op­por­tun­it­ies. There is no cost.

Now through Ju­ly 22, Com­munity Col­lege of Phil­adelphia is ac­cept­ing ap­plic­a­tions for classes that be­gin in Septem­ber. Par­ti­cipants can ex­pect to re­ceive a prac­tic­al busi­ness edu­ca­tion where the course­work can be ap­plied dir­ectly to their busi­ness after each ses­sion as well as one-on-one busi­ness coach­ing and a dy­nam­ic net­work of peers and ex­perts.

Small busi­ness own­ers in­ter­ested in ap­ply­ing to the edu­ca­tion pro­gram at Com­munity Col­lege of Phil­adelphia should vis­it or con­tact or 267-299-5900. ••

Classes held at dance cen­ter

The newly en­larged Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, at 8702 Crispin St. in Pennypack Woods, is hold­ing as­sor­ted classes this sum­mer.

Tum­bling classes are be­ing held for chil­dren ages 3 to 5 and 6 to 13 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Dance classes, in­clud­ing bal­let, tap and tum­bling, take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in half-hour classes.

Men­tion the North­east Times at the classes to re­ceive a 10-per­cent dis­count. Call 267-475-7005 for the com­plete sched­ule or more in­form­a­tion. ••

Car seat in­spec­tion

St. Chris­toph­er’s Hos­pit­al for Chil­dren/Safe Kids Co­ali­tion holds a free monthly child car seat in­spec­tion.

This will take place on Monday, Aug. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m., on the first floor of the park­ing gar­age at St. Chris­toph­er’s Hos­pit­al, 3601 A St.

Ap­point­ments are re­quired. To make an ap­point­ment, call 267-426-5714. ••

Wal­mart comes up big for Klein JCC

Todd Wilson, mar­ket man­ager for area Wal­mart stores, re­cently presen­ted a check for $50,000 from the Wal­mart Found­a­tion to the Klein JCC in sup­port of its Solu­tions for Seni­or Hun­ger pro­gram.

The Klein JCC’s Home De­livered and Con­greg­ate Meals pro­gram pre­pares 120,000 meals an­nu­ally to home­bound and in­de­pend­ent seni­or cit­izens in Phil­adelphia, Bucks and Mont­gomery counties who can­not shop or cook for them­selves.

Wal­mart’s com­mit­ment to hun­ger re­lief is part of a five-year, $2 bil­lion pledge made in 2010 to fight hun­ger in the United States.

Wal­mart has partnered loc­ally with the Klein JCC to sup­port its work with Meals on Wheels and to con­struct an on-site green­house and freez­er to grow and pro­duce food to provide ad­di­tion­al meals for home­bound seni­ors. For ad­di­tion­al de­tails, con­tact the Klein JCC at 215-698-7300. ••

 New Found­a­tions holds farm­ers’ mar­ket

New Found­a­tions Charter School, at 4850 Rhawn St. in Holmes­burg, will be con­tinu­ing its farm­ers’ mar­ket every Wed­nes­day un­til Aug. 28.

Fresh fruits and ve­get­ables will be offered thanks to a part­ner­ship with Farm­er’s Pride Pro­duce of Marys­ville.

For more in­form­a­tion, con­tact 215-624-8100, Ext. 2310 or ••

Con­cert at Glen Fo­erd

On Tues­day, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., the Hot Taters: Dixie­land/New Or­leans Mardi Gras con­cert will be held at Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware.

Loc­ated at 5001 Grant Ave., 160 first-come first-served premi­um seats are avail­able in an air-con­di­tioned tent for $3 for non­mem­bers and free for mem­bers. Lawn seat­ing is free for all. No re­ser­va­tions are re­quired. For more in­form­a­tion, check out www.glen­, or call Dorothy Sherid­an at 215-632-5330. Or, email info@glen­ ••

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