Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor has few official duties - president of the Senate, chair of the board of pardons - though it can be an important office.
Never forgotten: Verizon recently donated $8,750 to the Officer Daniel Boyle Scholarship Fund. The check presentation took place at Boyle Playground, named in memory of the slain officer. Pictured are (from left) City Councilman Brian O’Neill; Pat Boyle, Danny’s father; Frank Buzydlowski, Verizon’s director of government relations; and state Rep. Brendan Boyle. ••
CELTIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF BRISTOL May 12. New York City. $85 includes bus trip to the 9/11 memorial, St. Paul’s Chapel, the Irish Hunger Memorial, and lunch at Ryan McGuire’s Irish Restaurant. 215-788-5232.
The Philadelphia Police Explorer Cadet Program meets every Saturday at the Philadelphia Police Academy, at 8501 State Road.
Kent Lufkin, president and CEO of 3rd Fed Bank, was among six people honored last week at Community College of Philadelphia’s 15th Annual Distinguished Leadership Awards The awards are presented for outstanding contributions to higher education and the local community. Lufkin was honored with the Business Award.
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Food for thought: (From left to right) Klein JCC President and CEO Andre Krug, Walmart manager Todd Wilson and Klein JCC Vice President Raechel Hammer shake hands after the announcement of a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to the Klein JCC’s “Solutions To Senior Hunger.”
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Jeanes Hospital Auxiliary May 16. Mt. Airy Casino and the Tannersville Outlets. $48 includes roundtrip bus transportation, time to shop at the outlets, a full lunch buffet, an $25 in slot play. 215-379-4686.