The Humane Society awarded U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for his leadership on protecting animals and sponsoring pro-animal legislation.
The Office of Catholic Education and the Faith in the Future Foundation on Tuesday announced the appointment of Lizanne Magarity-Pando as the president of St. Hubert High School. Pando succeeds Frank Farrell, who vacated the position of president in the spring of 2015 to assume the role of director of financial aid in the OCE.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.
The need to feed: Students at Gilbert Spruance Public School recently helped package food to be donated to Stop Hunger Now as part of their Need in Deed school project.
The Philadelphia Protestant Home recently hosted the 10th annual Bergdoll Society Dinner in its social hall.
Adopt this dog, for Pete’s sake
Global star: Jomal Mathew, a sixth-grader at Maternity BVM Elementary School, was the only Philadelphia qualifier to the National Geographic State Bee. Jomal competed in the state meet at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. To qualify, he won a school competition and then had to take a 70-question online test. “We are very proud of Jomal,” said Rosemary Washburn, Jomal’s sixth-grade teacher.
St. Albert the Great Elementary School students last Friday afternoon participated in the Race for Education, the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year.
Thursday, April 28
Bob Pantano Dance Party at Cannstatter’s