Rumble In Rittenhouse: Farnese v. Saval State Senate Debate Live Online, 5/22 @5:30 PM
Join us online for our virtual debate
between State Sen. Larry Farnese and his challenger Nikil Saval,
streaming live Friday Night at 5:30 PM.
questions - from you! Usually, we pass out 3x5 cards to collect
audience questions, but that won't work. Email us your questions for
the hot race at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: debate.
If the UFC can host a fight, CCRA can host a debate. Let's make it happen!
Save The Date!
CCRA Virtual Annual Meeting
Tuesday June 16 at 7:00 pm.
Our Guest Speaker is Officer Jesse O'Shea from the 9th Police District. More details to come.
- The CIty has launched Covid-19 Emergency Rental Assistance
Program. The program will make rent payments for people who have lost
income because of Covid-19. For more information, click here. Applications must be submitted by Saturday, 5/16, at 5pm.
- PA has launched the Emergency Cash Assistance Program. If
you are struggling financially because of the pandemic you may be
eligible for an emergency cash grant from the PA Dept. of Human
Services. Application are being accepting now through June 2.
Residents can apply online or call BenePhilly at 1-833-373-5868.
will return to their regular spring schedule on Sun, 5/17 and Mon,
5/18. This includes buses, trollies, and subway. The Regional Rail is
scheduled to operate at the end of May.
- Here's an updated list of area restaurants and businesses. Thank
you all for the continued suggestions and updates. Keep 'em coming! If
you know of any restaurants that are open (or have suspended service),
please notify Travis Oliver.
Visit our special Covid-19 page on our website for more news and info.
Center City Quarterly
Last Call for Submissions
Do you know of a neighbor, friend, relative, service provider or
local merchant who is going to extraordinary lengths to make life better
for others? Do you have a story of your own to share? Pictures of good
Samaritans in action? We want to gather them all, and share them in a
special online edition of the
Center City Quarterly.
will serve as our Summer issue, so any regular features, such as the
President's Report and Calendar of Events, will still appear
accordingly, along with announcements and updates on events that were
Take the National Daily Health Survey to help inform Stanford Medicine's local and national COVID-19 response plans.
The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show, 2020 Virtual Edition, will
take place online on June 5, 6, and 7. Learn more about the show onWebsite , Facebook, and Instagram
Important Primary Election June 2 Update Voting by Mail is Crucial - Polling Locations Will Be Reduced, Combined, and Changed
We've learned from leaders in the 8th Ward that due to COVID-19
health and safety needs, "in person" polling places Citywide and in our
8th Ward will be greatly reduced in number.
Voters need to expect that their polling place will change, including polling places located inside residential buildings and high rises. The City Commissioners Office urges all primary voters to sign up online to vote by mail at https://votespa.com/ApplyMailBallot. It's easy and secure - just use your PA Id or Drivers License number to go online. For a "how to" video see: https://youtu.be/y3Xizxvswfg
If you don't have a PA Id or Drivers License, you can download the paper sign up form https://apps.philadelphiavotes.com/ and send it in ASAP to receive a mail in ballot. If you need a form mailed to you, call
Be sure to vote!! This primary includes important contested state races, and will decide our next State Senator, State Representative, and nominee for Auditor General.
Love Your Park @ Home continues through Sun, 5/17
year, Love Your Park Week, the annual springtime celebration of Philly
parks, encourages Philadelphians to celebrate from the comfort and
safety of your homes with Love Your Park @ Home .Each
day, Love Your Park @ Home will offer free park-themed activities for
the whole family, from virtual art and history tours to gardening
tutorials and much more.