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Kevin Kelly- Executive Director of American Diabetes Association in Eastern PA and Delaware

The Executive Director of the ADA Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware, Kevin Kelly returned to discuss the disease that affects 33.1 million Americans, a disease that is pacing to affect 54% of the world population within 20 years.  We discussed the types of diabetes, Type 1, caused by the body's inability to use insulin, and Type…
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

Leslie Hickman, SEPTA Chief Officer, Revenue Operations Division, discussed the transportation service which covers more than Southeastern PA!  SEPTA reaches three states and five counties with buses, light rail, trolleys, regional rail,  and CCT Connect.  They offer transportation services to commuters, students, tourists and the area's aged and disabled 365 days a year.  She discussed…
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The Walnut Street Theater

Ed Gilchrist, Director of Marketing and Public Relations discussed the nation's oldest continuing theater, The Walnut Street Theatre; he discussed its many 'firsts,' including gas footlights and the curtain call, and who has appeared on its stage, such as Edmund Kean, the Barrymores and  Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford in their first Presidential Debate.   Mr.…

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Terry Williamson, President of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, marketing and public relations consultant, author, ‘Rocks and Fists: The Decimation of The 141st NVA Regiment,’ and decorated Infantryman, along with Ralph Galati, a St. Joe’s graduate and former Director of Veteran’s Services, and former Air Force prisoner of the ‘Hanoi Hilton,’ repatriated 45 years…
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Librarian Perry Genovesi of The Free Library Philadelphia

Perry discussed the library Music Department, owner of one of the largest collections of music and dance materials in the country, with over 100,000 volumes. The department lends piano vocal scores of operas, Broadway musicals, choral music, folk, classical, jazz and popular music. The collection includes books on music and dance history and criticism; theory and performance…
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Jay Wahl, Producing Artistic Director of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia

Producing Artistic Director Jay Wahl discussed the upcoming Philadelphia International Arts Festival, June 1st through the 10th, bringing performers from around the world to the Kimmel and to venues throughout the city, including ‘Doggie Hamlet’ in Fairmount Park and the French musician aerialists Transe Express's world premiere, Cristal Palace  on the banks of the Schuylkill. …
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