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"The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, which handles the city's animal control efforts, is joining with the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and the Pennsylvania SPCA to create the "Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition." The coalition will seek to end the killing of healthy, treatable and manageable cats and dogs in Philadelphia, which saved about 82 percent of cats and dogs that entered ACCT last year. That's a stark contrast from 2005, when about 89 percent of animals were euthanized. "
The second Monday of the month WPNA holds a general meeting open to all residents, businesses, city employees and elected officials who live and work within our boundaries. We welcome your participation and encourage you to get involved with one of our committees or events. We welcome discussion on quality of life concerns that may be affecting you and your near neighbors. St. Edmond's Church is located on 21st and Snyder Ave. The meeting is held in the Rectory, which you can access through the parking lot. The January agenda will include: - Updates from our Committees - Elections Results Below are the newly elected members of West Passyunk Neighbors: President - Elizabeth Crutchley Vice President - James Gitto Secretary - J.G. McMillan Green Chair - Katherine Wade Clean Chair - Emily Ashcraft McMillan At-Large - Jimmy Marshina At-Large - Tomika Anglin The Friends of Stephen Girard Elemetary are hosting a supply drive. They are asking for any school supplies be brought to the 1st District Police Station at 24th and Wolf. As always, the 1st District police will be on hand to discuss current issues and answer any questions the community may have. St. Edmonds accepts pantry items for donation. Please bring any unneeded pantry items for collection to the meeting.