Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Today, 5/25, 4pm, Meet with Captain Robert Ritchie, Police Headquarters, 401 N. 21 St.
Meet with Captain Ritchie to discuss 15th St. Corridor Solutions and nuisance drumming. 
Annual Meeting Hosts Great Discussion & Elects Officers
David Thornburg and Chris Satullo, both of the Committee of Seventy, riveted the audience with a terrific conversation on gerrymandering, partisan primaries and voter disengagement in Philly and PA.  The food from Di Bruno's was delicious.  New Officers and Directors were elected for terms starting on July 1, 2017.  Congrats to incoming president Wade Albert and the new officers, directors.  Read bios here
Office Closure

In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, the CCRA office is closed on Friday, 5/26, and will reopen on Wednesday, 5/31.
Trash Collection

In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, no trash will be collected on Monday, 5/29.  Trash collection will resume on Tuesday, 5/30.
Yo! Adrian! Let's Ride!  Rocky Ride, June 3, 10 AM at 21st & Shunk
A fun ride to support CCRA and the Bicycle Coalition, following 15 miles of Rocky's training run. Register Here for $35.
Dialogue & Drinks with PA Rep.  Brian Sims, Thurs, 6/8, 6:30pm, Baril Restaurant, 267 S. 19th St, 6:30pm

Discuss all the issues with PA Rep. Brian Sims in an informal setting

In addition, Rep. Sims will be collecting school supplies for Greenfield School.  Supplies needed are:

1. Standard file folders
2. Copy paper
3. Standard #2 pencils
4. Pens
5. Sharpie markers
6. Scotch tape (clear)
7. Packing tape
Baril Restaurant will offer Happy Hour food and drink pricing.

Sky High is almost at capacity...sign up now or see you 
next year!

Click on the flyer to register.  Use password CCRA.
Neighborhood News & Events

This 8 week course for couples begins June 1st
Thursday evenings  at 7:00 pm
We will be introducing the basics of Waltz, Swing and FoxTrot
$250 a couple
Ne experience necessary
Volunteers Needed For A Study on Speech Understanding

CCRA Member Jacoba Zaring is looking for participants 60 to 75 years old. The purpose of the study is to investigate speech understanding in adults.  For more information, click here.
Group Exhibition at Snyderman-Works Galleries, Fri, 6/2, to Sat, 6/17, 303 Cherry St.

Snyderman-Works Galleries invites you to its Group Exhibition of works by artists and craftspeople shown at the Galleries throughout its history, opening June 2 to June 17. Ruth and Rick Snyderman, owners of the Galleries, have specialized in fine crafts for over 50 years. 303 Cherry St. 215-238-9576. Regular hours Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open later on First Friday. For more information, see Center City Quarterly article, Spring, 2016, page 10.
Useful Links
CCRA Merchant Member Discount Program
Support our local merchants and save money too. These local merchants will provide a discount (described here) to any member who shows a current CCRA membership card and personal identification.

Suga Restaurant, 1720 Sansom St. (215-717-8968)
Ursula Hobson Fine Art Framing, 1528 Waverly St (215.546.7889)
Astral Artists - Use promo code "CCRA" to receive a $10 flat rate on all tickets to their concerts.
Baril, 267 S. 19th St (267 687-2608)
Dance Affiliates - Get $10 off  Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership.  Members use  promo code SAVE10.
Di Bruno Bros., 1730 Chestnut St, (uses separate card, see info here)
Dom's Shoe Repair, 203 S. 20th St (215-972-0098)
Eye Candy Vision, 218 S. 20th St (215-568-3937)
Home Helpers Philly, 1835 S. Broad St., Ste 2 (215-334-2600)
Koresh Dance Company, 2002 Rittenhouse Sq St. (267-687-1769)
Liberty Vet Pets, 265 S. 20th St. (888-458-8587)
Nature's Gallery Florist, 2124 Walnut St (215-563-5554)
Philly Foodworks - Use the code "CCRA" when signing up for home delivery and receive a $20 discount on delivery charges.
Photo Lounge 1909 Chestnut Street (267-322-6651)
Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St, (215-772-1911)
Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St. (215-840-3577)
Rim's Dry Cleaners & Tailors,2203 South St. (215-546-1889)
Rittenhouse Hardware, 2001 Pine St. (215-735-6311)
Society Hill Dance Academy, 2nd & Pine (215-574-3754)

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