26th Police District BANQUET AND AWARDS CEREMONY

When: Friday, May 1, 2015, 7pm – 11pm

Where: SKYBOX, 2424 E. York Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125

TICKETS: $35.00

Available at the District (615 E. Girard Av) or by calling 215-686-3260/1

WHEELBARROW OF LIBATIONS, SILENT AUCTIONS, and OTHER GREAT PRIZES: Includes Buffet Dinner, Libations, and 2015 26th Police District Memento.

AWARDS will be given out to some of PHILADELPHIA’S FINEST OFFICERS and 26th DISTRICT RESIDENTS, ORGANIZATIONS, and BUSINESSES.

2015 26th District flyer for banquet-page-001

Vacant Land Information Session: Ways to Green and Re-Claim Land in Your Community

WHAT: You are invited to the Vacant Land Information Session: Ways to Green and Re-Claim Land in Your Community
WHERE: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High
WHEN: Tuesday, March 10th from 5:30-8:00pm.

We know vacant land continues to be a big issue in our communities, and especially with the new Land Bank, we wanted to make sure residents had the most up to date information as possible!

At this event, participants will have the opportunity to learn about issues involving vacant land in our communities from experts in the field.

Topics addressed will include:

  • The new Land Bank, Conservatorship, and Sideyard policies
  • Community organizing strategies for starting a community garden
  • How to start a non-profit
  • Addressing tangled titles
  • Navigating the zoning process and how to find property information
  • Soil safety and connecting to water

Please register at www.vacantlandaccess.eventbrite.com, or contact Michaela at 215-427-0350 x125/mallwine@nkcdc.org

For more information see the flyer below.

ORCA General Membership Meeting, February 24th, Martime Academy at 7pm

This month’s Olde Richmond Civic Association meeting agenda includes the new tenant coming to the building formerly housing the Saint Anne’s School, NHS Human Services.

David C. Fales, MA LPC NCC, Executive Director of NHS Human Services will be present to give information, a presentation and take questions and answers regarding NHS Human Services.

Other attendees and/or their representatives will also be in attendance to answer your questions including:

  • City Councilman Mark Squilla of the 1st District
  • State Representative John Taylor
  • State Representative Mike O’Brien
  • The Archdiocese of Philadelphia

This is a special event inviting all residents of Olde Richmond to learn more about the new tenant coming to our neighborhood. We strongly encourage you to attend.          You can learn more about NHS Human Services’ from their website here.

Please note: This meeting will not take place at our usual location of Cione Recreation Center but at Maritime Academy (2700 E. Huntingdon Street). Parking is available along Thompson Street.

Help us build neighborhood you will love!  

Repair Fair #3 – Philly Fixers Guild

Announcing our third Repair Fair! Come by and bring your broken stuff…We will provide snacks while you wait for a talented Fixer to help you repair your valued items. Convenient parking available, hope to see you there!

Where: Memphis Street Academy in Port Richmond, Philadelphia

When: Saturday, January 31, Noon – 4 pm