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Philadelphia Holiday Events with City Representative Sheila Hess

An overview of the holiday activities planned for the city, from the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, through the annual 6ABC Thanksgiving Day Parade, the annual holiday tree lighting and Holiday village, to the Rothman River Rink, the beer gardens, Boathouse Row's menorah and Kwanza celebrations, Franklin Square's Electrical Spectacle and neighborhood events, through New Year's fireworks…
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Philadelphia's Office of Adult Education

Executive Director, Diane Inverso, discussed the Office of Adult Education (OAE), formerly the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, how it works with community partners to equip all adults in Philadelphia with the education they need for work, family, and civic engagement.   OAE partners with over 80 literacy and workforce development programs to help the estimated 550,000…
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MANNA programs and Pie in the Sky

MANNA CEO Sue Daugherty, discussed the non-profit which offers nourishing, healthy, healing food to area residents battling life-threatening illnesses.   After discussing its origins with patients fighting AIDs/HIV related diseases, through its transition to those with cancer, heart and renal disease and other disabling illnesses, we discussed the 11 different diets now offered.  MANNA prepares and…
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