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Major Willie Mae Lyle, Divisional Secretary of Salvation Army in Greater Philadelphia, Susan Brotherton, Director of Philadelphia Social Service Ministries & Phil Pagliaro, Divisional Director, Marketing and Organizational Advancement

  Major Willie Mae Lyle, Divisional Secretary for The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia, Susan Brotherton, Director of Social Services for Greater Philadelphia, and Phil Pagliaro, Divisional Director, Marketing & Organizational Advancement, The Salvation Army, Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division, discussed the Salvation Army’s holistic approach to providing for the needs of the whole individual –…
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Charlie Forshee From The Veterans Multi-Service Center, Jerry Flanagan From JDog Junk Removal & Alex Archawski From The Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network

Charlie Forshee, Deputy Executive Director of the Veterans Multi-Service Center, Jerry Flanagan, founder and CEO JDog Junk Removal & Hauling, and Alex Archawski, founder of the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network, discussing vet employment, the myths and the facts. They discussed the obstacles vets face when entering the civilian job market, a lack of career objectives…
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Amy Needle, President and CEO of Historic Philadelphia

Amy Needle, President of Historic Philadelphia, discussed history as a tourism booster and a fun family activity.  She spoke on the vision of former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell, to create destination points out of the city's historic assets. Historic Philadelphia manages the Betsy Ross House, 13 story-telling benches throughout the old city district, tours of…
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Sue Daugherty, CEO of MANNA

Sue Daugherty, RD, LDN, CEO of Manna, discussed the agency, providing food as medicine to people with life-threatening illness.  Started as a 'buddy' program that offered visitation and food for people with HIV or AIDS, it evolved as treatment allowed these pateints to live an active, longer life.   MANNA began to offer its services to…
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Carol Glazer, President of The National Organization On Disability

Carol Glazer, President of the National Organization on Disability (NOD) spoke about employment opportunities - and barriers - facing the one in five Americans who have some type of protected disability.  The number - 57 million - includes any potential worker with any condition that affects his or her mental health, neurological or physical health,…
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Larry Needle, Executive Director of PHL Sports

Larry Needle, Executive Director of PHL Sports, a division of the Philadelphia Visitors and Convention Center, discussed the work of his office, bringing sporting events to the city and region to boost our tourism presense and bring revenue to the area hosptality industry.  We tslked about the past year and the effects of a Super…
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Beth Sturman, Executive Director of Laurel House & Leslie Slingsby, Executive Director of Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center

Beth Sturman, Executive Director of Laurel House & Leslie Slingsby, Executive Director of Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center, discussed the relationship between domestic abuse and child abuse during National Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, October.  Beth explained the services of Laurel House, offering shelter, counseling and legal services to victims of domestic abuse.   Leslie described the…
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Russ DeFuria, Lisa Leonard and Matt Breidenstein of Rotary

Russ DeFuria, Lisa Leonard and Matt Breidenstein discussed Rotary, an international fraternal organization.  They covered its 1905 founding by a Chicago businessman looking to find friends, to a service-based international organization with members in over 200 countries and regions, from a men-only in business-attire to a group that welcomes women and dresses casually.  Russ, a…
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The 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Philly

Robb Reichard, Executive Director of Philadelphia’s AIDS Fund, and, from the Missoni Center, Larry Benjamin, Director of Communications and Christie Eastburn, Care Services Assistant Director, discussed the 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Philly, raising funds for the most vulnerable HIV/AIDS patients.  Robb spoke about the changing mission of AIDS Fund, originally an organization caring for AIDS…
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