June 2014

Newsletter03 Jun 2014 09:24 am

Tuesday, June 3, 6:30 pm at Annunciation BVM Church Hall (10th & Dickinson)

The General Meeting will take place Tuesday, June 3 at at 6:30 pm in the Annunciation Church Hall at 10th and Dickinson (entrance on Dickinson St.). Please join us to hear updates from committee chairs plus guest speakers representing the upcoming Philly 10K race as well as PGW’s EnergySense Home Rebates Program.

The Philly 10K is a 6.2 mile road race put on by Philadelphia Runner, featuring a dozen of Philly’s best neighborhoods. The race starts and ends on East Passyunk Avenue and showcases South Philly to nearly 3,500 runners from around the region and across the country. The race begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, September 6 and ends with a street festival on East Passyunk with local vendors and refreshments for runners. The Philly 10K is committed to being a good neighbor and making sure that any disruptions to neighborhoods along the course are minimal. Bring your questions to the meeting on Tuesday, and come cheer on the runners in September!

The PGW EnergySense Home Rebates Program offers homeowners an opportunity to save money on utility bills and make their homes more energy efficient. The Home Rebates Program offers customers discounted home energy assessments, connections to low-interest financing, and rebates of up to $3,500 to help identify and address common home performance issues. Come learn more about this program and how it could benefit you.

As a reminder, there will be no General Meeting in July or August.

Newsletter03 Jun 2014 09:22 am

Following last month’s election, the newly elected Board of Directors have had their first meeting and selected officers for the new term. New roles and committee assignments are as follows:

Pam Zenzola, President
Angel D’Ippolito, Vice President
Sarah Anton, Treasurer; Beautification Committee Co-Chair
Christopher DiCapua, Secretary; Parks Liaison & Outreach
Joseph Antonellis, Trash and Recycling Committee Chair
John Digiulio, At-Large
Andrew Emma, Beautification Committee Co-Chair
Jared Klein, Zoning Committee Chair
Christine Knapp, Immediate Past President
Ricardo Silva, At-Large
Ilene Wilder, Fundraising and Business Outreach Chair
Tom Wyatt, Education Committee Chair

Watch for the PSCA website to be updated with new bios and photos of our dedicated Board!

Event and Gold Star Park and Newsletter03 Jun 2014 09:21 am

Throughout the summer at Gold Star Park (7th St. and Wharton St.)
Gold Star Park’s upcoming summer events include “Kids Play,” a playgroup that meets on the third Saturday of each month from 9:30 am to 11 am. “Kids Play” is offered in conjunction with the Friends of Kirkbride, South Philly Food Coop, and Friends of Gold Star Park; the next play date is Saturday, June 21. Toys, a group activity, and healthy snacks are provided.

Also at Gold Star Park, don’t miss the “Music in the Park” series on the second Wednesday of each month, from June through August. Caribbean music ensemble Trinidelphia will perform on June 11 at 7 pm (rain date: June 18).

-Chris DiCapua, Parks Liaison and Outreach

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