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How One Woman is Helping Young Girls Learn About Fitness and Health people

Jun. 2, 2015 12:30 pm

How One Woman is Helping Young Girls Learn About Fitness and Health

From a lacrosse club to fitness and nutrition programs, Philly Girls in Motion is encouraging young girls ages 8-14 to become more active and make healthy life choices. The organization was founded in 2010 by Beth Devine, a swimmer, runner and triathlete who left her corporate job to work with young girls full-time. Currently, Philly Girls […]
Learning Through Play: DVAEYC Hosts Annual Early Childhood Conference results

Mar. 26, 2015 1:30 pm

Learning Through Play: DVAEYC Hosts Annual Early Childhood Conference

The Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (DVAEYC)’s annual conference, held on March 20 and 21 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, drew nearly 14,000 participants. This year’s theme, “Early Learning: What’s Play Got to Do With It?” featured presentations and workshops that explored innovative ways to help children learn through play. From […]
Girl Power: Mighty Writers gets $10,000 Grant to Empower Women and Girls funding

Mar. 23, 2015 11:31 am

Girl Power: Mighty Writers gets $10,000 Grant to Empower Women and Girls

Mighty Writers has received a $10,000 grant from the Valentine Foundation, a Philadelphia-area grant making organization that provides charitable funds to programs that empower women and girls. Mighty Writers aims to teach Philadelphia kids ages 7 to 17 to think and write with clarity though workshops, classes and events. The grant will allow the organization […]
How Grounded in Philly is Making Vacant Lots Accessible to the Public method

Feb. 16, 2015 12:05 pm

How Grounded in Philly is Making Vacant Lots Accessible to the Public

  There are around 40,000 vacant lots in Philadelphia. From tax-delinquent properties to abandoned overgrown spaces, these lots not only cost the City of Philadelphia and its residents money but they also serve as an eyesore in otherwise vibrant communities. The Garden Justice Legal Initiative (GJLI) of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is helping […]
Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild will host 5th Annual Natural Bee Symposium on February 8 uncategorized

Jan. 22, 2015 12:47 pm

Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild will host 5th Annual Natural Bee Symposium on February 8

The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild is hosting their Natural Beekeeping Symposium on February 8 from 10 a. m. – 4 p.m. at Temple University. The fifth annual symposium will feature guest speakers Ross Conrad, a well-respected beekeeper and author of “Natural Beekeeping” and Katy Ciola Evans from the University of Delaware. Evans will share results from […]
Rosa’s Fresh Pizza Dishing Out More than Free Slices people

Dec. 10, 2014 12:56 pm

Rosa’s Fresh Pizza Dishing Out More than Free Slices

Rosa’s Fresh Pizza started its pay-it-forward $1 slice program, known as Little Rosas, seven months ago. The program allows customers to purchase prepaid slices for individuals in need, and Rosa’s has received over $8,500 in prepaid slices since the program’s inception. Mason Wartman, Rosa’s owner, has learned a lot about homelessness in Center City since […]