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CADEkids Sponsoring Phillies Raffle Fundraiser

State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas held a public sector job fair on Thursday, Feb. 23 at the former Wakisha School (900 Jefferson St.), continuing his efforts to connect constituents with…

    CADEkids Sponsoring Phillies Raffle Fundraiser - Spirit News
    From now until March 30, CADEkids, a local youth development organization, will run a raffle to raise funds for more than two dozen local schools, including Adaire Elementary in Fishtown and Horatio B. Hackett in Olde Richmond. The winner will receive a 13-game Sunday season ticket plan for the Philadelphia Phillies' upcoming season.
    http://spiritnews.org

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Update: Pair of Residential Projects Progressing Near 6th & Jefferson

...and figured we'd update you on a pair of residential projects moving forward near 6th & Jefferson. First, let's look at the project that started first, on the southwest corner of...

New homes at Randolph & Jefferson

...we see that a six home project is progressing on the north side of the 500 block of Jefferson Street. As we told you last summer, this parcel was also sitting vacant for many years...

...we would have liked. We include the image above, of the former umbrella factory at 5th & Master viewed through the Cruz Playground at 6th & Jefferson, as a reminder of the huge adaptive...

    Update: Pair of Residential Projects Progressing Near 6th & Jefferson
    We were passing through South Kensington the other day and figured we'd update you on a pair of residential projects moving forward near 6th & Jefferson. First, let's look at the project that started first, on the southwest corner of the intersection.
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Updated March 23th

Mar. 23-         Green Party of Phila. holds Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec, 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Mar. 24-         State Rep. Curtis Thomas hosts Career & Technical Opportunity Conference at Berean Presbyterian Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Community colleges and technical institutes discuss jobs for people aged 18-34. (215) 560-3261.

Mar. 24-         DA candidate Larry Krasner is hosted Fundraiser Bash at Maas Bldg., 1325 N. Randolph St., 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Live acts. Free food, wine & beer. Admission $20.

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Mar. 23-         State Rep. Isabella Fitzgerald hosts Town Ha. Mtg. at Simons Rec Ctr., 7200 Woolston Ave., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 549-0220.

Mar. 23-         State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Town Ha. Mtg. at Mifflin ES Aud., 3624 Conrad St., 7 p.m. Focus on legislative process. For info: (717) 787-7895.

Mar. 24-         Tribute to Warrior Sisters honors Pam and Ramona Africa and Monica Moorehead at Church of the Advocate, 1810 W. Diamond St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $15. For info: 484-343-2172.

Mar. 27-         Judicial candidate Marissa Brumbach is hosted Fundraiser at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 1201 Filbert St., 5:30-8 p.m. Complimentary drinks & buffet. Contribution levels: Guest $50, Bronze $100, Silver $250, Gold $500, Platinum $1,000. For info: (267) 918-1626.

Mar. 28-         State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Entrepreneurship Seminar at Ezekiel Bapt. Ch., 5701 Grays Ave., 6-8 p.m. Helpful small-business tools. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Mar. 29-         Nonprofit Fundraiser for 290 Pennsylvanians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial is hosted at Law Offices of Bochetto & Lentz, 1524 Locust St., 5-7:30 p.m. For info: Dave Henderson (215) 350-8855.

Mar. 29-         Women for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts Ruby Red Reception at Enterprise Business Ctr. 4545 Market St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. For info: Taylor (267) 671-7208 or blondellonline@gmail.com.

Mar. 30-         State Sen. Art Haywood hosts “Hot Chocolate with Haywood” at High Point Café, 602 Carpenter La., 8 a.m. For info: Michelle Welk (215) 242-8171.

Mar. 30-         Councilman Bill Greenlee celebrates Birthday at Plays & Players Theater, 1714 Delancey Pl., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $200, Friends $500, Supporters $1,000. RSVP: John Brady (267) 432 4254.

Mar. 30-         DA candidate Beth Grossman is hosted Fundraiser at Linda A. Kerns, LLC, 1420 Locust St., Su. 220, 5:30-7 p.m. Donations $100. RSVP: Shannon Oscar shannon@bethgrossman4da.com.

Mar. 30-         State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts “State of the State” town hall mtg. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Ch., 6344 N. Broad St., 6-8 p.m. Reps from state and city agencies for questions. For info: 215) 849-6592.

Mar. 31-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Open House at new office, 5921 Lancaster Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 31-         60th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Beef & Beer Fundraiser at Steve’s Sports Lounge, 5300 Market St., 5:30-9:30 p.m. Candidates $35, Others $25.

Apr. 4-            23rd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St. (Orthodox & Aramingo Ave.), 6-9 p.m. $35 per person, $100 per candidate. Checks payable to “23rd Democratic Ward.”

Apr. 4-            23rd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St. (Orthodox & Aramingo Ave.), 6-9 p.m. $35 per person, $100 per candidate. Checks payable to “23rd Democratic Ward.”

Apr. 5-            Phila. Jewish Labor Committee hosts Bobbi Willig Labor Seder at Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 S. 18th St., 7 p.m. Suggested cover $25. No one turned away for lack of funds. RSVP: Michael Hersch (215) 668-5454.

Apr. 6-            Self Help Movement, Lt. Gov. Michael Stack and State Sen. John Sabatina, Jr. host “Pathways to Pardons” Event, 6:30 at Plumbers’ Local 690 Ha., 2791 Southampton Rd., 6-8 p.m.

Apr. 9-            All-Star Labor Classic is held at Phila. U., 4100 Henry Ave., 10:30 a.m. 10 young basketball stars who each scored 1,000+ points in high school. Benefits cerebral palsy.

Apr. 15-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Awards at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12 noon.

Apr. 26-          Phila. Democratic Progressive Committee hosts K5DCN Candidates Night at Kingsessing Free Lib., 1201 S. 51st St., 6-8 p.m.

Apr. 27-          Committee to Re-elect Rep. John Taylor hosts annual Historical Site Cigar & Wine Tasting at Colonial Dames of Phila., 1630 Latimer St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250. Sponsorships available.

Apr. 27-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts “State of the State” town hall mtg.  at 2nd Macedonia Bapt. Ch., 1301 W. Ruscomb St., 6-8 p.m. State & city elected officials & administrators. For info: (215) 849-6592.

Apr. 29-          Sky Community Partners hosts 5K Pt. Breeze Walk & Run at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton Ave., Registration 7:30 a.m., ceremony 8:15 a.m. Join many civic leaders. For info: info@skycommunitypartners.com.

Apr. 29-          United Voices for Phila. hosts DA Candidates Forum at CCP, 1700 Spring Garden St., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Apr. 29-          DA Candidates Forum is held at CCP, 1600 Spring Garden St., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Apr. 29-          Grands as Parents host Skating Party at Carmen Skating Rink, 3226 Germantown Ave., 4 p.m.

Apr. 29-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday party Pre-Election Fundraiser at Hilton City Li. Hot., 4200 City Ave., VIP Reception7:30-8:30 p.m., Party 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Patrons $70, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Sponsors $1,000, Hosts $2,500. For info: Mary Kate (215) 242-3213.

Jun. 9-            State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Fair at Ctre. In the Park, 5818 Germantown Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. State & local agencies, health-care providers, volunteer opportunities, screenings, giveaways & prizes. For info (215) 849-6592.

Jun. 11-12-     Indigenous Muslim Sisters hosts Nat’l Reunion at Int’l Ho., 3701 Chestnut St. Tickets $50. For info and tickets: Aisha (443) 851-9212, Saeedah (215) 828-1969, Majeedah (215) 778-2748, Ayesha (979) 319-2983.

    Updated March 23th
    Mar. 23- State Rep. Isabella Fitzgerald hosts Town Ha. Mtg. at Simons Rec Ctr., 7200 Woolston Ave., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 549-0220. Mar. 23- Green Party of Phila. holds Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec, 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.
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First housing development for homeless LGBTQ youths opens in Pa.

Nasir Fears talks about his struggles as an LGBT youth while Project Home's Sister Mary Scullion and Philadelphia Foundation's Pedro Ramos listen. The two organizations announced a project to bring 30 units of LGBTQ-friendly affordable housing to 1315 N. 8th Street. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    First housing development for homeless LGBTQ youths opens in Pa.
    Nasir Fears first told his grandmother he was gay when he was 14 years old She didn t throw him out but she made it clear she didn t accept his sexuality And I had left he said And it was like ok
    http://www.newsworks.org

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Temple Alum Prepares to Speak at This Year's Midwest University Conference

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    Temple Alum Prepares to Speak at This Year's Midwest University Conference
    CAD Technology Center's conference, Midwest University, is being held in Prior Lake, Minnesota this March. During the conference, there are over 90 sessions and demonstrations introducing new technologies, new Autodesk features, and techniques that will benefit building and infrastructure firms. This year's conference focuses on where the industry is heading, with an emphasis on architecture, engineering, and civil infrastructure.
    https://tyler.temple.edu

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Green Party Candidate for PA’s 197th District Vows to Fight Corruption at Press Conference

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    Green Party Candidate for PA's 197th District Vows to Fight Corruption at Press Conference - Spirit News
    Cheri Honkala, a resident of the 197th district in Philadelphia for about 30 years, had trouble voting in that district's special election Tuesday morning. She is also the Green Party candidate looking to win that seat. "Never did I dream that I would wake up this morning with my children, walk down Hancock Street, and go ...
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