William Penn House
CCRA Zoning Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 22, 7pm
BEX,1 Commerce Sq (2005 Market Street)
CCRA Board Meetings
been the official president of CCRA since July, I am amazed at how even
long time members don't seem very aware of what CCRA does. Clearly, we
are not communicating very well, as our volunteer committees are
handling a variety of quality of life issues. So from now on, we will
be posting our board agendas and meeting summaries. The monthly Board
Meetings, usually on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, (except in July and
August and when there is a holiday), are open to our members. If any
member would like to attend, please notify our Operations Manager,
Travis Oliver. In order to attend, your membership must be current. If
you are unsure, please email Travis and he'll let you know.
official term began in July, and our first board meeting for this
fiscal year was in September 2019. Please see the agenda and meeting
summary for September here.
Every month, the board agenda will be posted and circulated a few days
before the meeting, the meeting minutes added the following month (once
the Board approves the minutes) Our agendas to the board meetings are
now on our website.
Maggie Mund, President
Increased criminal and nuisance activity in the Neighborhood
is aware of the uptick in panhandling, homelessness, break-ins, and
other crimes and nuisances that are occurring in our neighborhood. We
are currently talking with city officials; however, if you are concerned
about what's going on, we strongly recommend you attend the Schuylkill
River Park Fall Festival on Saturday, stop by our table, and speak with
the CCRA representatives, as well as, Police Captain Michael Hooven and Officer Jesse O'Shea.
CCRA reps will be at the Festival from 10 am to 3 pm; the police will
be available from 11am to 1pm. Please stop by so that we may answer
your questions and hear your concerns.
Birthing a Bill in PA: From Conception to Legislation - What's Our Role as ordinary Citizens?"
You are invited to a free educational
forum presented by Protect & Elect: "Birthing a Bill in PA: From
Conception to Legislation - What's Our Role as ordinary Citizens?"
Thursday, October 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Philadelphia Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square.
Panelists: Jeffrey Dempsey, Program
Director, CeaseFirePA; Larry Farnese, State Senator; and Joanna
McClinton, State Representative.
Growing up in the Digital Age
SCREENAGERS addresses the most
pervasive parenting issue of our time head on-depicting teen struggles
over social media, video games and internet addiction. The film empowers
kids to best navigate the digital world and provides practical
resources to help them do it.
Documentary Viewing followed by a 20-minute Panel Discussion
The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square
Thursday, October 17, 2019
6:30 - 8p
Nightmare on the Schuylkill
Nightmare on the Schuylkill - Philly's Biggest Costume Contest - VIP Open Bars at 3 locations on Philly's Hottest Block - All with your ticket!
3 Parties - 3 Themes!
Win $500 for Best Costume or
$1000 for Best Group Costume!
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Dedication of Convergence Mural
Tuesday, October 29, 1-2 PM
Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, along the banks of the Schuylkill River just north of South Street Bridge
Mischief at the Mütter
The Mütter Museum's annual Halloween beer
garden and party is back for another year with late-night access, DJ
music, a costume contest, two complimentary drink tickets per guest,
kegs of beer and unlimited snacks. Click or tap here
for more information.
This event is for ages 21+
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.
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.
Astral Artists - Use promo code "CCRA" to receive a $10 flat rate on all tickets to their concerts.
East West Acupuncture, 419 S. 19th St (415-758-1057)
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