Philadelphia Focus

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06-06-22 – President/Director Michael Tillson III & Director Dr. Ian Krantz of Cool Cars for Kids Download

00:29 Download June 6th

Hosted by Lora Lewis, Philadelphia Focus introduces you to the people and organizations making a difference in our community, from health and safety issues to education, employment, and even entertainment opportunities.  Philadelphia Focus looks for solutions and positive action to make our region a better place to call home.

Michael Tillson III, President and Director (Pennsylvania)

Mike is founder of Tillson Motorcars and the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance. He began his career crafting custom bodies with the Derman Body Co. in Rosemont, PA., and later with Algar Ferrari.  He was also involved in international racing as a driver and car builder.  Mike and his team currently compete in major exhibition and motor racing events around the country.  Mike has merged his passion with classic cars with the mission of Cool Cars for Kids in bringing the Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance into existence.

Dr. Ian Krantz, Director (Pennsylvania)

Ian is a pediatrician and geneticist who has been on the faculty at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania for over 20 years.  Ian is both a clinician and basic scientist and his work is focused on finding the causes of rare genetic conditions and using that information to develop new therapeutic modalities.  He has had a life-long love of classic cars and Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. The Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance is the perfect way to bring those two worlds together to provide a top notch venue for amazing cars and to increase awareness of rare disorders and improve the lives of affected kids and their families.

 

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