Friday, February 27, 2015

SOSNA Newsletter

Upcoming 2nd District Debate

Friends and Neighbors, 
Next week our friends at CCRA are hosting a debate for the two Democratic candidates running for the Second Councilmanic District: incumbent Kenyatta Johnson and challenger Ori Feibush. The event will be moderated by Philadelphia Magazine journalist and WHYY NewsWorks contributor Holly Otterbein. It's going down Thursday, March 5th at 7pm at Greenfield Elementary School. 
Tax season is upon us! If you would like some help completing your taxes this year visit one of the many organizations offering FREE tax preparation services! Or, stop into the SOSNA office and pick up a list of all of the locations as well as a list of what to bring along.

Lastly, a reminder of the committee meetings at SOSNA next week:

March 2: Stanton Community Partners at 6:30pm.
March 4: The SOSNA Zoning Workgroup at 6:30pm. 
March 5: The SOSNA Community Impact Committee at 6:30pm.
Please join us if you would like to get involved with SOSNA!

Friends of Julian Abele Park meeting. We meet the first Tuesday of each month at the SOSNA office at 7pm. 
Join us to get involved with the park. Everyone welcome! 
Do you need some help getting your taxes done this year? The City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue has partnered with the Campaign for Working Families, in collaboration with The Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity to increase the availability of FREE tax preparation services in Philadelphia. For a list of locations offering free tax prep, please click here. Remember to bring your supporting documents!
Come hear the Democratic candidates for the Second Councilmanic District, incumbent Kenyatta Johnson and challenger Ori Feibush in what promises to be an enlightening (and probably entertaining) debate that will be moderated by Philadelphia Magazine journalist and WHYY NewsWorks contributor Holly Otterbein.  
The Philadelphia Free School is hosting the 5th Annual Alternative Education Forum on Thursday, March 12th. From 6-8pm, a panel of speakers from the Philadelphia Free School, Waldorf School of Philadelphia, and First State Montessori will answer questions about their different models of education. Come learn about how these different alternative models work, and the differences and similarities between them. 
The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE), in collaboration with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation have announced a competition to commission a site-specific artwork at the forthcoming Urban Youth Academy at the Marian Anderson Recreation Center. The commission is part of a $1.1 million facility expansion of the recreation center.

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