Neighborhood snapshots

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  • The ladies of Affordable Skin Care Salon, which will donate all proceeds this Sunday to Philippines typhoon relief. SUBMITTED PHOTO

  • Portside Arts Center held a fundraiser reception for its “Drive the Arts Back into Philadelphia Schools” initiative earlier this month. SUBMITTED PHOTO

  • Port Richmond’s Joe Galasso, center, was presented an award for his wrestling abilities. SUBMITTED PHOTO.

The ladies of Af­ford­able Skin Care Salon, at 2005 Frank­ford Ave. — Mo­nique, Amy, Tammi, Mary, Michelle — will be among those at­tend­ing the salon’s spe­cial Phil­ip­pines typhoon re­lief event. On Sunday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the salon will open and donate 100 per­cent of its pro­ceeds to Phil­ip­pines re­lief. 

Loc­al busi­ness will also raffle off items and gift cer­ti­fic­ates: Walk­ing Fish Theatre, Two Per­cent to Glory, Plume, Phil­adelphia Brew­ing Com­pany, In­spired Yoga, Catch & Re­lease, Bare­foot Doc­tor Acu­punc­ture, Ad­orn Jew­elry, Cof­fee House Too and Kens­ing­ton Com­munity Food Co-op. For more, vis­it af­ford­able­skin­

Port Rich­mond’s Joseph Galasso (cen­ter), who at­tends Fath­er Judge High School, was presen­ted a cita­tion on Nov. 12 from Rep. John P. Sabat­ina, Jr. (D-174th dist.) in hon­or of Galasso’s PI­AA Class AAA 138-lb wrest­ling cham­pi­on­ship. In this photo, State Rep. John Taylor is at far right, Sabat­ina is far left.

On Nov. 7, Port­side Arts Cen­ter held its “Help Drive the Arts Back in­to Phil­adelphia Schools” fun­draiser re­cep­tion, in sup­port of the Port­side Arts­Mobile pro­ject. 

The fun­draiser raised $4,000 to­ward Port­side Arts­Mobile, which will con­vert a donated forty-foot bus in­to a mo­bile arts classroom for ten loc­al schools in the 2014-2015 school year. 

For more in­form­a­tion on the pro­ject, vis­it por­sidearts­cen­ In this photo, State. Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.), left, greets Coun­cil­man-at-large Dav­id Oh, with Port­side found­ing dir­ect­or Kim Creighton at cen­ter.


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