At a hearing to learn more about the challenges facing businesses and workers in the Northeast, state Rep. Martina White concluded that the state needs to refocus education, in part, to prepare students for jobs in the building trades.
Students at Kennedy Crossan Elementary School listened to various presenters during Career Day on Wednesday, May 27.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.
Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 17 will hold a Family Fun Day on Sunday, June 14, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Danubia, 1277 Southampton Road in Somerton.
Knights of Columbus St. Joseph the Worker Council 4215 recently dedicated a pavilion at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home, at Southampton Road and Roosevelt Boulevard.
Showtime Charities, a group of local singers and performers who raise money for local charities, will sponsor its first “Fur Follies” on Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Katie O’Donnell’s, 4501 Woodhaven Road.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave., has received the Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons.
As a La Salle University freshman in 2008, Rebecca Hutchinson spent nearly a month in Tanzania teaching English to students and became close to one, Edward, who was about 17.
Bethesda Church to host carnival