Thursday, February 15, 2018

CCRA Newsletter

Weekly E-Newsletter
News and Updates
A Wonderful Valentine's Day of Service

We would like to say thank you to the volunteers and donors for making this Valentine's Day of Service with the Bethesda Project a night to remember. Together, we were able to put a smile on the faces of 40 residents who didn't have to spend Valentine's Day alone.  Click here to find out what happened last night.
Schuylkill River Park Community Garden Plot Lottery for Non Members

Each year five garden plots (four 10x10 and one 10x15) located at approximately 25th and Spruce Streets) are awarded to non-members of the Center City Residents' Association (CCRA) for a one season term. To be eligible, candidates must be residents of CCRA's geographic boundaries, defined as residing in the area encompassed by South Street, Broad Street, John F. Kennedy Boulevard and the Schuylkill River  Winners pay a one-time fee of $65 for a 10x10 plot or $85 for a 10x15 plot. To enter the lottery, email with your name, address, phone number. Requests must reach CCRA by March 2.  The drawing will take place in early March and winners will be contacted by phone or email. One entry per household.
Office Closure

In observance of the Presidents' Day Holiday, the CCRA office will close on Monday, 2/19, and will reopen on Tuesday, 2/20.

Trash Collection

In observance of the Presidents' Day holiday, no trash will be collected on Monday, 2/19.  Collection will resume on Tuesday, 2/20.
Need a Tree Planted in front of your Home?

Fill out this form to request a street tree from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Approved trees will be planted in April or November if the local Tree Tenders group is planting at that time. Approved trees will be planted free of charge.

For more information about neighborhood events, check out CCRA's Community Events Calendar
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.

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.
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)
Nature's Gallery Florist, 2124 Walnut St (215-563-5554)
NextMove Dance - Get $10 off  Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership.  Members use  promo code SAVE10.
NextMove Dance - Get $10 off  Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership.  Members use  promo code SAVE10.
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)
Suga Restaurant, 1720 Sansom St. (215-717-8968)

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