Tina Fey Announces Scholarship Fund for Temple University

If you've read her best-selling book, Bossypants, or watched her show "30 Rock" you probably know that Tina Fey, made famous by her writing and performing on Saturday Night Live, is a Philly Girl.  Born and raised in Upper Darby she got bit by the entertainment bug back when she was a kid attending the [...]

Crowning Achievement: A Conversation with Holly Harrar, the Newly-Crowned Miss Philadelphia

Holly Harrar, 22, of Pottstown (center) was crowed Miss Philadelphia February 27 at Drexel University. Holly Harrar wants to be startin’ something. The 22-year-old Pottstown native and Shippensburg University senior took home the crown in the Miss Philadelphia pageant on Feb. 27 at Drexel University. For the talent portion of the competition, Harrar chose to [...]

The Woman Beyond the Uniform: A Conversation with Erica Walsh

Local Fitness Owner Looks to Raise Funds for Homeless Female Veterans—and Inspire— as participant in Ms. Veteran America Pageant. Walsh (front) during her military days Erica Walsh believes in Karma. She works hard every single day to give back to the community and to contribute to causes bigger than herself. As a participant in the [...]

Women of Courage Award Ceremony and Luncheon

Lutheran Settlement House is pleased to announce the 11th annual Women of Courage Awards Ceremony. Women of Courage is Lutheran Settlement House’s annual fundraiser that celebrates the courageous spirit of remarkable women who have overcome obstacles and continue to advocate for the neediest in our community. Please join us in celebrating these women. Established in [...]

No “Ho-Ho-Ho” In The Holidays For The Homeless

Please join us for the 2nd Annual "Homeless For The Holidays" 5K Run/2.5K Walk at 8:30 a.m. (on-site registration) or 10:00 a.m. (advance registration) on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at FDR Park in South Philadelphia to benefit homeless adults and children in Philadelphia. The event, for all ages, is sponsored by the Philadelphia non-profit, Pennies [...]

Join the Fun at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s two benched, all-breed dog shows are happening this week on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, 2015. At the event attendees can get a free guided tour of the show to find out how dogs prepare, how the competition works, and what judges look for in the show rings. [...]

Scary Fun-Run Through Philly

Philly runners beware, the second-annual #Run4UrLife 3K Fun Run isset to take place in the historic West Laurel Hill Cemetery on Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m. This spooktacular event will include scary ghouls and goblins behind every grave and crypt as runners make their way through the cemetery course. All proceeds from #Run4UrLife will benefit MANNA, which prepares and delivers [...]

Homelessness Doesn’t Take a Vacation

62-year-old Cynthia (on the left) slept on the floor of her new apartment with her grandson for two months until they received new beds of their own through the campaign. Many of us are in the midst of planning end of summer vacations and looking forward soaking up the last few days of [...]

Grab Your Running Shoes, It’s Time for the Philly 10K

The thousands of runners registered for the Philly 10K are likely breathing a sigh of relief as they read the forecast of warm and sunny weather for Sunday, August 30 – the day they’ll all take to the streets of Philadelphia for a 6.2 mile race. Put on by Philadelphia Runner, a local running store [...]