A recent Northeast High School graduate and college-bound student, Qwajarik Sims, who is served through Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Program, was a participant at First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2015 Beating the Odds summit at the White House.
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Rugby tournament at Academy Sabres
The public is invited to a free National Night Out celebration at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Lisa Deeley often hears voters say something like, “The November election is a foregone conclusion.”
State Rep. Jason Dawkins will sponsor Frankford Community Day and Gospel Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gambrel Playground, 1900 Wakeling St.
Hospice worker is top employee
An open discussion: Community Relations Officer Rich Simon from the 7th Police District greeted community members in the district’s second Coffee with a Cop event on July 16 at Dunkin’ Donuts in the Presidential Plaza, 9834 Bustleton Ave. As part of a public outreach effort, Simon and other officers will be available periodically to answer questions and concerns from the community. Follow the 7th district on Twitter @PPD07Dist and visit the district’s page on www.phillypolice.com for information and meeting schedules. SOURCE: 7TH POLICE DISTRICT
Blues star to perform at Folk Festival
Open house at Martina White’s office