More than 600 Comcast employees along with their friends and families and community members recently volunteered at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Castor Gardens as part of Comcast Cares Day.
There was a good turnout for last week’s Parkwood Civic Association meeting, and residents enjoyed a packed and fast-paced agenda that included information about the new Walmart opening in Franklin Mills, a local church’s push for volunteers for neighborhood projects, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council, the Parkwood Shopping Center, the city’s Planning Commission, vandalism at the Decatur School and the opening of Benjamin Rush State Park next month.
Veterans Affairs scandal investigated
Peace rally in the Veterans Memorial Grove
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.”
The first Philadelphia Bar, Nightlife & Hospitality Convention will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29-30, at the Crystal Tea Room, at 100 E. Penn Square in Center City.
ST. BEDE’S YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CLUB Feb. 19 to Feb 21. Grand Hotel, Cape May. $305 includes meals, lodging, shows, and 2 casino packages. 215-598-3227.
Holiday light show
A holiday season event at Port Richmond Kmart gave families an early start on the holiday, and kids got to visit with Santa Claus.