July 2009

Beautification and Event08 Jul 2009 02:56 pm

Passyunk Square Civic Association is gearing up for the neighborhood’s semi-annual tree planting for Fall 2009. We are excited to announce we received greater than 150 applications from neighbors in our community wanting to green their block with street trees. We expect that approximately 80 trees will be donated to our neighborhood as part of the ongoing Pennsylvania horticultural Society’s Tree Vitalize program.

Trees contribute many benefits including providing shade canopy that keeps homes cooler and reduces energy costs. They can absorb rainfall and reduce flows reaching our sewer systems, helping to prevent backups and overflows. Plus, healthy mature trees can add significantly to your property value.

PSCA will hold a volunteer meet and greet on Wednesday, July 15th at 7pm at Columbus Recreation Center, 1200 Wharton, to kick-off the organizing of Fall Planting 2009. Groups committed to promotions, planting leaders and recruiting for Spring Planting 2010 will meet and greet at this event.

Spread the Word!
Come out and meet your neighbors.
~ Door prizes for the 1st and 21st volunteer to arrive ~

Event Flyer

Spring 2010 Application

Submit Spring 2010 tree applications to trees@passyunk.org

Event06 Jul 2009 04:21 pm

“Save the Fountain” Fundraiser: A Taste of East Passyunk Avenue
Help us continue to maintain the Tasker Street Fountain, a neighborhood fixture
Tuesday, July 21 (rain date is Thursday, July 23)
6:30 pm – 9 pm
Tickets are $25/person in advance, $30/person at the event

Admission includes complimentary specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from more than a dozen restaurants along East Passyunk Avenue. The event will be held outdoors, around the fountain in the plaza at the intersection of East Passyunk Avenue and Tasker Street. Tickets are available in advance at select retailers and restaurants along the Avenue, including Izumi, JimmyStyle and Paradiso, as well as at the BID office (1904 E. Passyunk Ave.). For more information, call (215) 336-1455.

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