Thursday, Nov. 26
Night at Races at St. Anselm
Honoring our heroes: Maternity BVM held a Veterans Day Prayer Service at the school on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Students’ family members who served in the military were honored during the event.
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Mayor-elect Jim Kenney will host four town hall meetings around the city during the week of Nov. 30 where he and members of his transition team will greet residents and listen to their thoughts about the future of Philadelphia.
Area Holocaust survivors and students who interviewed them to glean first-person stories about their personal dark, tragic and inhumane histories during World War II gathered at KleinLife to mark the publication of Generation To Generation, a special compilation of 31 individual Holocaust stories.
A mission of respect: Mission BBQ, at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., sings the national anthem daily at noon. For Veterans Day, in addition to the anthem, they also had a flag-raising ceremony.
Help from their friends: Philadelphia Federal Credit Union recently presented a $1,000 donation to Aid For Friends, 12271 Townsend Road, a nonprofit that prepares free, daily, home-cooked meals to needy, isolated residents in the Philadelphia area. The check represents money raised through the sale of produce that was planted, sowed and harvested by employees in PFCU’s garden. PFCU’s board of directors matches the money raised by employees and donates all proceeds and leftover produce to Aid for Friends. The check was presented to Steven Schiavone, executive director of Aid For Friends, by Bernard Lester, PFCU board vice chairman.
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