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 www.ccp.edu/10ksb or contact email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org ••
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.glenfoerd.org, or call Dorothy Sheridan at 215-632-5330. Or, email email@example.com ••