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Monday, March 25, 2019

Volunteers of America DV Give After Dark @ Reading Terminal Market

Posted to Event by Ms. Emma Kimenhour of Volunteers of America Delaware Valley at 4:04 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Join VOADV at the historic Reading Terminal Market for the Give After Dark event to celebrate deserving individuals and companies who give back to their communities. You'll enjoy all the great flavors the Market has to offer as well as an open bar, entertainment and auction prizes. All money raised from the event will benefit the homeless families and veterans we serve. Tickets can be purchased at our website, and f"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"or sponsorship information contact Emma Kimenhour at 856.854.4660 x101 or "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","link":"mailto:ekimenhour@voadv.org"},"insert":"ekimenhour@voadv.org"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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COO/Integrator

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Andrea Grubb of Trilogy Partners at 12:52 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Trilogy's client, a growing commercial janitorial services company serving the Tri-State area, seeks a "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chief Operating Officer/Integrator"},{"insert":" based in their Central Jersey location. Serving as the CEO's trusted advisor, implementer and \"Integrator\", this key leader will challenge the current operations and shift the status-quo to bring about change to achieve the CEO's vision. \n\nThe successful candidate will have had full P&L responsibility for a $10M+, 24 x 7 operation (facilities management, janitorial services, retail operations, security services, etc.) He/She will have proven experience managing small and large business operations; must have a clear understanding and experience in management/leadership principles; is fluent in the process and procedures of managing a multi-site operation with a majority of hourly staff, is collaborative in management/leadership approach; firm and decisive once decisions are made; customer service savvy and service oriented, able to hold all team members accountable, and is interested in supporting and invigorating team members.\n\nFor more information about the position, please contact Andrea Grubb at "},{"attributes":{"link":"mailto:agrubb@gettrilogypartners.com"},"insert":"agrubb@gettrilogypartners.com"},{"insert":".\n\n\n \n"}]}


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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Germantown Cricket Club 2019 Trial Membership Program

Posted to Event by Ms. Casey-Lee Waldron of Germantown Cricket Club at 6:37 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"We invite you to join us this summer for our limited-time, exclusive "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://online.pubhtml5.com/ogmg/vbrd/"},"insert":"Trial Membership Program"},{"insert":" and experience the many wonderful things the Germantown Cricket Club has to offer! \n\nGCC is a proud, inclusive, and diverse community of Philadelphia professionals and families who enjoy world-class tennis, squash, swimming, and a calendar full of exciting social events, and our Trial Membership is the perfect opportunity to discover all that we have to offer. \n\nWith 46 tennis courts, one of the only clubs in the world to offer tennis on all major surfaces (grass, clay, har-tru, hard, and indoor), we are the premier facility for tennis in Philadelphia. Additionally, our USPTA-certified professional staff works year round with players of all ages and skill levels, to improve play while having a great time. Whether you’re looking for a competitive or social program, we’ve got it all!  \n\nIn addition to our outstanding tennis program, we also boast one of the world’s top squash programs! Led by a former World Champion, Doug Whittaker, our certified squash pros run programs year round for players at all levels and ages. Over the past decade, GCC has produced over 20 national squash champions, and sent dozens of our juniors on scholarship to elite universities including Yale, Princeton, and Stanford. We have a total of seven air conditioned courts, as well as a full service pro shop. Like tennis, whether you’re looking for a competitive interclub program or a fun social program with LOTS of beer, we’ve got you covered!\n\nBeyond our incredible racquet programs, a membership with GCC offers a handful of additional benefits, including:\n\nPool - 25 meter heated pool, children's pool, and a whole lot of summer pool-side fun! \n\nFitness Center – The Club’s fitness center is open to members seven days per week from 5:00 AM to 12:00 AM, with personal training and group programming available.\n\nPrivate Event Space – From anniversary parties to Board Meetings to weddings, our private event team will cater to your every need as you host your important events in our historic Ballroom or other beautiful club spaces. \n\nCommunity Clubs – Members enjoy networking with other fellow members who share similar interests through affinity groups.\n\nReciprocal Club Program – Members have access to clubs both in the area, out-of-state, and even in Canada! Play squash, tennis, or golf, even swim, dine, and explore, or get in a quick work out at any of reciprocal clubs listed above. \n\nIf you are interested in participating in our Trial program, please don't hesitate to reach out! Please email cwaldron@germantowncricket.org for more information. We look forward to welcoming you into the GCC family! \n"}]}


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Apple Systems Engineer

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Sarah Glose of Springboard IT at 10:49 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Springboard IT is seeking an "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://springboardmedia.applytojob.com/apply/gU2afVFqGF/Apple-Systems-Engineer"},"insert":"Apple Systems Engineer"},{"insert":" to help support our business and education clients. We are looking for someone who loves the idea of working with an outstanding team to support and delight our client base. In this role, you will be designing, implementing, and supporting technical solutions for our clients and acting as Tier 3 support for our Help Desk dealing with our most technically challenging issues. Our System Engineers also oversee the technical health of our Managed Services clients.\n\nEvery day at "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.springboardit.com/"},"insert":"Springboard IT"},{"insert":" presents an exciting and new challenge, and there is always an opportunity to learn and grow. To be considered for this position you will be required to have a confident, professional presence and possess technical skills for supporting Mac computing environments. A strong customer service skill set is also imperative. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Experience & Qualifications:"},{"insert":"\n3-5 years experience implementing, troubleshooting and supporting Mac/iOS devices in a business or education environment."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"3-5 years experience implementing, troubleshooting and supporting wired and wireless networks, as well as network security devices (firewalls)."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience managing Apple devices using a Mobile Device Management system is a plus."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience implementing and migrating Cloud and SaaS solutions for mail, document management, and other area of business."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Knowledge of the IT landscape to be able to quote and implement full lifecycle solutions for clients of varying size."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Competency in writing and maintaining custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower downtime due to required human intervention."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Consistently and successfully have provided 2nd and 3rd level support."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Excellent in communication as a liaison with vendors and other IT personnel to resolve issues efficiently and effectively."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Excellent verbal and written communication skills."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) certification is preferred but not required for consideration for this position. Must be able to achieve this certification within 3-6 months of being hired."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to work as part of a team in a high-speed dynamic environment. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Must have a High School Diploma, a current Drivers license, and pass a criminal and child abuse background check."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Day-to-Day Duties & Responsibilities: "},{"insert":"\nDesign, implement, and support client solutions."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Lead Professional Service projects from conception to completion."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Provide professional and courteous Tier 3 technical support via chat, email, and telephone to clients."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Visit Business and Education clients to provide onsite support."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Monitoring and testing performance of applications and infrastructure, foreseeing potential bottlenecks and proactively identifying possible solutions."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Discover new sales opportunities in existing client infrastructures."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Oversee technical health of several Managed Services clients that will be your named accounts."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Perform assessments to help develop a complete solution for clients."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Development and implementation of solutions and products to provide the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Attend client meeting with Sales Team to provide technical knowledge and sales support."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Perform JAMF Casper Suite JumpStarts (when certified)."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Configure hardware as needed."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Repair Apple hardware as needed (if certified)."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Work with Sales Team and Project Manager to create project plan outlining scope, goals, timelines, deliverables, and required resources."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Clearly communicate expectations to clients."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Help department further refine and develop best practices, standard operating procedures, and IT policy."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Perform other job related duties as needed."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"link":"https://springboardmedia.applytojob.com/apply/gU2afVFqGF/Apple-Systems-Engineer"},"insert":"Click here for more information and to apply now! "},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

South Jersey Sedan and Limousine Service Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Ashley Wright of South Jersey Sedan and Limousine Service at 2:27 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" Mt. Laurel, NJ—March 15, 2019—"},{"insert":"South Jersey Sedan and Limousine Service, a business specializing in luxury ground chauffeured transportation for corporate travel, airport transportation, special occasions and non-emergency medical transportation, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBEC-East, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"“We are elated to become a member of WBENC. We look forward to overall growth within our company and as individuals as we surround ourselves with like-minded business entrepreneurs who strive to succeed with grace and humility at the forefront of success.” – Ashley Wright, President & COO"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\nWBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBEC-East is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.\n\nBy including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.\n\nTo learn more about South Jersey Sedan and Limousine Service, please visit "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://www.sjsedanandlimo.com/"},"insert":"www.sjsedanandlimo.com"},{"insert":".\n\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":"About "},{"insert":"South Jersey Sedan and Limousine Service"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":":"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"We offer"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"luxury ground chauffeured transportation for corporate travel, airport transportation, special occasions and non-emergency medical transportation. Our fleet consists of newly modeled vehicles with routine maintenance to ensure on-time arrivals from licensed professionals. Based out of Mt. Laurel, NJ, South Jersey Sedan and Limousine Service provides services throughout the tri-state area.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":"About WBENC: "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, "},{"insert":"with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members. "},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://www.wbenc.org/"},"insert":"www.wbenc.org"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","italic":true},"insert":"Social Media "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","italic":true},"insert":"FB: @SJSedanLimo"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","italic":true},"insert":"Instagram: @SJLimo"},{"insert":"\n\n\n\n\n"}]}


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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

PATCHWORK CULTURE: The Art In Networking

Posted to Event by Mrs. Marquita Robinson Garcia of DVINITI Skin Care, LLC at 6:07 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"PATCHWORK CULTURE Presents: \"The Art In Networking\"\nA platform and art gallery for contemporary & urban artists to showcase and network with like-minded artists and business professionals.\n\nSTITCH BY STITCH\nPATCHWORK Is An Organization That Focuses On Building Platforms For All Artists To Help Them Market Their Talent - Visual & Performing Artists - From Sculptors, To Fashion Designers, To Graphic Artists & Vocal Artists.\n\nCome Join Us For Our 4th \"The Art In Networking\" Event March 23rd For A Phenomenal Vibe, A Dope Atmosphere, And Amazing Artists And Young Professional Networking. Plus Complementary WINE BAR Provided By DVINITI SKIN CARE "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://dviniti.com/"},"insert":"https://dviniti.com/"},{"insert":"!\n\n"}]}


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HR & Employment Law Conference

Posted to Event by Ms. Susan Zoll of Midatlantic Employers' Association (MEA) at 5:18 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#1a365d"},"insert":"Attend one of the top events in the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey region for catching up on the latest trends, insights and changes in the world of employment law!"},{"insert":"\n\nPerfect for HR professionals, business owners and executives, corporate counsels, managers and supervisors, MEA’s premier annual event is always a great opportunity for learning, information-sharing and networking.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Topics Include:"},{"insert":"\n• Employment Law 2019 Update with Michael G. Trachtman \n• Dangerous Intersection: Navigating Leave Under the FMLA & ADA \n• The ABCs of Unemployment Compensation \n• Immigration Today: Winning the Race for Talent When the Course has Changed \n• When Employees Overshare: Navigating Legal Minefields When Making Employment Decisions Based on Social Media \n• Latest EEOC Enforcement Trends \n• Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know\n\n"}]}


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Monday, March 18, 2019

2nd Annual Celebration of Women in Horticulture Presents: Dr. Chantel White — Plants with a Past: Botanical Archaeology

Posted to Event by Ms. Crisbel Baez of Temple University at 10:18 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":"https://noncredit.temple.edu/series2019"},"insert":"Register Online"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"$5 for Ambler Arboretum Associate, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Women in Horticulture Members ("},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":"https://noncredit.temple.edu/amblerarboretum"},"insert":"Learn how to become an Arboretum Associate"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":")"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"$10 for non-members"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"Students may attend for free (registration is required)"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"Discount Codes available for students and Ambler Arboretum Members. Contact "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":"mailto:kathleen.salisbury@temple.edu"},"insert":"kathleen.salisbury@temple.edu"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":" for more information."},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"From the temple gardens of Mesopotamia to the household gardens at Pompeii, archaeologists have uncovered exciting evidence for ancient gardens and the plant species they once contained. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Dr. Chantel White, archaeobotanist at the Penn Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, will describe how gardens are preserved and identified. She will then discuss her ongoing archaeobotanical work in the nineteenth-century gardens of American poet Emily Dickinson, located in Amherst, MA, and Philadelphia’s own botanical legacy, the Bartram family’s gardens. Archaeological research continues to provide new information about the daily lives of these famed gardeners and the scientific worlds they inhabited. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"The annual Celebration of Women in Horticulture recognizes women who epitomize the founding principles of the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women (PSHW). The women recognized and presenting each year embody the “educated and earnest-minded women” with “trained hands and trained minds” that were the product of the PSHW. The presenters represent women who continue to do work in the field while advancing the profession and science of horticulture. This program is being presented in partnership with "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":"https://www.womeninhorticulture.com/"},"insert":"Women in Horticulture of the Delaware Valley"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":". "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Information: 267-468-8108 or "},{"attributes":{"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":"mailto:duffyj@temple.edu"},"insert":"duffyj@temple.edu"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":". "},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Temple University Ambler Small Business Development Center Grand Opening

Posted to Event by Ms. Crisbel Baez of Temple University at 9:45 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#222222","link":"https://www.eventbrite.com/e/you-are-invited-sbdc-ambler-campus-ribbon-cutting-tickets-57102075846?aff=ebapi"},"insert":"Register Online"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Join us on National SBDC Day, March 20 at 3 p.m., in the Ambler Campus Library Building to celebrate the opening of Temple’s new "},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","link":"https://ambler.temple.edu/about/news/small-business-development-center-opening-temple-ambler"},"insert":"Small Business Development Center"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":" at the Ambler Campus! "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"This event will include an official ribbon cutting, cupcakes, and a champagne toast to mark the official opening of the "},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","link":"https://ambler.temple.edu/about/news/small-business-development-center-opening-temple-ambler"},"insert":"Temple Ambler SBDC"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"! "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Speakers will include Dennis Miller, Executive Principal of Wheel Dog Industries, a public policy consulting firm specializing in veteran and military affairs; Dr. Vicki Lewis McGarvey, Vice Provost for University College and Interim Director of Temple University Ambler; and the Montgomery County Commissioners, Valerie A. Arkoosh, Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr., and Joseph C. Gale. This event is free and open to the public. Information: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","link":"mailto:JamieSBDC@temple.edu"},"insert":"JamieSBDC@temple.edu"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":". "},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Grand Opening of Luxury Barbershop in Rittenhouse

Posted to Event by Mr. William Brown of The Duke Barber Company at 12:39 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Contact: William Brown\nPhone:215-800-1986\nE-Mail:rittenhouse@dukebarberco.com\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"The Duke of Rittenhouse Barbershop opens in Rittenhouse Square"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"Philadelphia, PA"},{"insert":" [Mar 14, 2019]– Staple Luxury Philadelphia barbershop, the Duke barber co, has embarked on a third location in stylish Rittenhouse square, just steps away from the best restaurants, apartment buildings, art galleries and sophisticated shopping. The new barbershop has 1700 square feet of wood floors and exposed copper piping that exude a rugged and industrial vibe. It is located in the historical Versailles Building at 1530 Locust st 19102.  This concept is the brainchild of boot strapping entrepreneur, Will Brown. Will can trace his barbering roots back for generations. He was trained by his father in his grandfathers barber shop right here in Philly. This fifth generation barber has worked his way up from shop sweeper to Master barber. His business vision has been the driving force behind the development of the Duke Barber co brand and the development of the work within. His reputation precedes him wherever he goes. On March 24 from 10am to 6pm, join Will as he celebrates the highly anticipated opening of this cool new location. The Duke will turn back the hands of time on pricing for one day only, and offer customers a luxurious shave or haircut for only $10.  In addition, there will be music, food, and even a whiskey tasting.  For more information, please visit "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://www.dukebarberco.com"},"insert":"www.dukebarberco.com"},{"insert":" \n"}]}


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Friday, March 15, 2019

Comcast Makes Emmy Award-Winning X1 Platform Available to Businesses Nationwide

Posted to Announcement by Kevin Broadhurst of Comcast NBC10 Telemundo62 at 2:25 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Comcast Business announced the company’s award-winning X1 video platform is now available to the millions of bars, restaurants, hotels, gyms and other businesses across Comcast’s footprint. "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://business.comcast.com/learn/tv"},"insert":"X1 for Business"},{"insert":" includes easier search and navigation, voice control and a picture-in-picture, sports content companion called the X1 Sports App that includes team and players profiles, statistics and real-time, game-specific data.\n\nThe launch of X1 for Business arrives just in time for the NCAA Basketball Tournament, one of the most profitable times of the year for sports bars and restaurants when "},{"attributes":{"color":"#111516"},"insert":"fans want to watch multiple games at once and be among friends and co-workers. "},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"According to the American Gaming Association, 70 million college basketball brackets are filled out annually and last year, "},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"first-round coverage "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/tv-ratings-ncaa-1202728915/"},"insert":"averaged 8.6 million"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" television viewers, up from 8.2 million in 2017."},{"insert":"\n\n“Businesses across the country can now offer their customers the same award-winning video experience that millions of people experience every day in their living room,” said, Christian Nascimento, Vice President Product and Premise Services, Comcast Business. “X1 for Business is a game-changer – whether it’s a bar or restaurant integrating sports stats into the viewing experience, a hotel or gym giving customers an easier way to find what they want to watch or a small business helping their guests pass the time in the lobby or waiting room.” \n\nToday, about two-thirds of Comcast’s residential customers have X1. X1 for Business will offer businesses and their customers:\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":"Voice Control:"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" Businesses can use the X1 Voice Remote to quickly search for networks, shows and movies, change the channel, get recommendations, navigate content and more. There are more than 24 million residential voice remotes deployed and there were 8 billion voice searches last year alone."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"On-Screen Guide: "},{"insert":"The easy to use on-screen guide and search functionality allows employees to focus on serving customers, and not searching for programming.  A view of the last nine channels makes accessing popular and most-watched content easier than ever. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Sports Content"},{"insert":": Provide customers with up to the minutes sports updates. The X1 Sports app brings real-time scores and statistics to sports like baseball, football, basketball and NASCAR, alongside the in-game action"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Accessibility:"},{"insert":" The X1 talking guide is the industry’s first and only voice-enabled television user interface that reads aloud selections like program titles, network and time slots, serving as a solution for TV fans who have a visual disability. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Language of Choice:"},{"insert":" Bicultural customers can quickly change the guide and channel listings from English to Spanish and find Spanish-language and SAP-enabled programming through advanced filtering directly within the experience. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n“Comcast has the potential to disrupt the nearly $4 billion United States business TV market with X1 for Business,” said Greg Ireland, multiscreen video analyst at IDC. “Products and solutions that have generated excellent results on the residential side can help businesses gain an edge in attracting new and returning customers.” \n\nX1 for Business is now available to businesses across Comcast’s footprint. Customers from across industries will begin upgrading their service to enhance experiences such as: in-room, voice-controlled TV watching in hotels; real-time sports stats and content at workout stations in gyms; and intuitive, easy-to-navigate channel options while at the office. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"Comcast won an "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1379c6","link":"https://corporate.comcast.com/news-information/news-feed/comcast-wins-emmy-award-for-x1-voice-remote-technology"},"insert":"Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" – the award specifically honors the work of the technology teams that develop the Xfinity "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1379c6","link":"https://www.xfinity.com/support/cable-tv/get-to-know-xr11-remote/"},"insert":"X1 Voice Remote"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" and the innovative software platform that powers it. And the company won the prestigious "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1379c6","link":"https://corporate.comcast.com/comcast-voices/red-dot-award-recognizes-comcast-for-simple-elegant-products"},"insert":"Red Dot Design Award"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":", which each year recognizes products from around the world that exemplify “outstanding design.”"},{"insert":"\n\nTo learn more about X1 for Business and Comcast Business’s Business TV solutions, please visit: "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://business.comcast.com/learn/tv"},"insert":"https://business.comcast.com/learn/tv"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":"About Comcast Business"},{"insert":"\nComcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by leading industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services. For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://business.comcast.com/about-us/social-media"},"insert":"http://business.comcast.com/social"},{"insert":".\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","bold":true},"insert":"About Comcast Corporation"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky.  Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand.  NBCUniversal is global and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and Resorts.  Sky is one of Europe's leading media and entertainment companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content through its pay television services.  It also provides communications services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless services.  Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive content rights. Visit "},{"attributes":{"color":"black","link":"http://www.comcastcorporation.com/"},"insert":"www.comcastcorporation.com "},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"for more information."},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Medical Marijuana Consumer Discussion Group

Posted to Event by Ms. Sarah Locklund of Herbology Dispensary at 9:33 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"The first of a monthly forum facilitated by local consumers of medical cannabis themselves.\n\nBe a part of intentional discussion on the use of marijuana as medicine, legalization, and other current topics in our city, state, and country.\n\nThis group is open to everyone, whether you have a medical marijuana card or not.\n\nCoffee, tea, and snacks will be served!\n"}]}


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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Peter Merriam Guest Sommelier Event

Posted to Event by Mrs. Rebecca Zameska of Davio's at 2:21 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Please come out to meet & learn from our guest Sommelier, Peter Merriam.\n"}]}


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"Three Things Almost Everyone Gets Wrong"

Posted to Event by Ms. Lauren Lewis of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology at 2:03 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Specific principles are commonly undervalued and under-applied on nearly every team and in nearly every type of work environment (from small, independent startups to global, enterprise-scale organizations). Through their personal experiences, Matthew Canning and Jim Keller dissect three such principles, explain why they’re critical, and share simple steps you can take to avoid the mistakes so many others make.\nThis talk is ideal for anyone interested in adopting new perspectives that transcend personal and professional development; however, it may be especially valuable for leaders—whether aspiring, emerging, or deeply experienced.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"You’ll come away from this interactive talk:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"1.) Understanding how to identify the underlying motivations that drive each individual with whom you interact; and why it’s vital that you lead and communicate through a lens of said motivations."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"2.) People often fail to approach communication through a framework of intentionality, and end up inadvertently building more walls than bridges. Some simple adjustments can make a huge difference in how you communicate and how you’re perceived."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"3.) Understanding the fundamental skills necessary to execute upon complex and long-term goals; most people simply lack these skills—even the deeply experienced—and understanding them can provide immense value to almost any undertaking."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Matthew Canning is a Philadelphia-based technologist, Fortune 50 executive, leadership/execution strategist and educator, media contributor, and startup advisor. He's the author of several niche productivity books, including Never Forget Again, Master the Language of the Universe, and Get it Together."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Jim Keller is one of the founding partners of Eastern Standard, a combined branding and web agency headquartered in Philadelphia. He has worked in nearly all aspects of web technology over his 20-year career, and is the author of Design Systems for the Web. His focus in recent years has been managing a growing team and scaling the company's capabilities and reach."},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare Summit

Posted to Event by Ms. Lauren Lewis of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology at 2:00 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"black","background":"initial"},"insert":"Based on the success of our previous conference on Healthcare Analytics at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, we are holding a one-day conference on “Applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare” in Philadelphia on Monday, April 8, 2019. It will be held at our new HU-Philly campus at 1500 Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia. "},{"attributes":{"color":"black","background":"initial","bold":true},"insert":"Space is limited: "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"black","background":"initial","link":"http://summits.harrisburgu.edu/ai/"},"insert":"Please reserve your seat by registering today"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","background":"initial","bold":true},"insert":"!"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","background":"initial"},"insert":"Our new conference will explore AI and ML applications, methodologies, techniques, and privacy issues associated with the healthcare industry, particularly as related to workforce development. Leading speakers from industry and academia will be featured for this important topic."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","background":"initial"},"insert":"Full schedule here: "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://summits.harrisburgu.edu/ai/schedule/"},"insert":"http://summits.harrisburgu.edu/ai/schedule/"},{"insert":" \n"}]}


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RMWP Charity Golf Outing

Posted to Event by Mr. Richard J. Durso CFP, AEP of RTD Financial at 11:28 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Thanks to your contributions, we were able to raise over "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"$5,000"},{"insert":" to help the fight against this awful disease that affects so many around us. 100% of profits go to charity.\n \nThis year’s event will be even better! Not only do we plan to have more silent auction prizes, but the new club house will be open for lunch, happy hour, and dinner. Our goal this year is to raise "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"$7,500"},{"insert":"!\n \nAs RMWP Golf Outing alumnus, we wanted to give you an exclusive head start to sign up for this year’s Golf Outing. Last year we had 80+ golfers. This year we will set a 92 golfer maximum. We are sure to sell out! \n \nTo register for this year’s event please "},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext","link":"https://realmenwearpinkgolfouting.ticketspice.com/rmwp-philly-golf"},"insert":"Click Here"},{"insert":". \n \nSponsor a hole for $150! \n \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Date: "},{"insert":"Monday, September 9, 2019\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Location: "},{"insert":"LULU Country Club "},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext","link":"https://t.yesware.com/tt/75ac41068c89dca012e99c0d512c5fceec61f4d5/55fcd9ad8ffa70c51ffb7794de4bef3d/31ae84ccfa66a4b31a7702fb5d264c6b/maps.google.com/?q=1600+Limekiln+Pike+Glenside+PA+19038&entry=gmail&source=g"},"insert":"1600 Limekiln Pike Glenside PA 19038"},{"insert":".\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Start time: "},{"insert":"10AM\n \nWe look forward to seeing you there!\n\n"}]}


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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Human Capital Management Trends for 2019

Posted to Event by Mr. Marlon Richardson of My Benefit Advisor at 3:28 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Listen as Paul Koch, Strategic Partnerships at ADP & the ADP Business Process Outsourcing Team discuss best practices surrounding technology trends and best ways to leverage outsourced solutions to improve business productivity.\n\n Each company is unique. The mission, goals and roles are exclusive to the employees that create success for your organization. Beginning at Recruitment through Retirement, keeping your employees engaged, means keeping them productive. ADP will reveal what best-in-breed organizations are doing to maintain their competitive advantage in this space.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Learn more about:"},{"insert":"\nActivating your modern approach to human capital management"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Tools your team should be leveraging to be most productive"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Following "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Brian McLaughlin, Market Leader at My Benefit Advisor, the Exclusive Insurance Partner of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia"},{"insert":" will discuss how organizations are enhancing their businesses through various insurance strategies such as Alternative Funding solutions. These may include; Level Funding, deductible optimization, the Difference Card and Chamber Captive Risk Pools.\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED"},{"attributes":{"indent":8,"align":"right","direction":"rtl"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Health Care Reform & Compliance Checklist

Posted to Event by Mr. Marlon Richardson of My Benefit Advisor at 11:01 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"This webinar features a brief overview of My Benefit Advisor (MBA) and will provide employers with a compliance checklist to help guide you through the current state of Health Care Reform. This informational session will be followed by Q&A with experts from MBA."},{"insert":"\n \nClick to register: "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"link":"https://mba.webex.com/mba/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb6e79e6b410f8b898d847c7eee28af7f"},"insert":"https://mba.webex.com/mba/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb6e79e6b410f8b898d847c7eee28af7f"},{"insert":"\n \n"}]}


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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Getaround Community Happy Hour

Posted to Event by Ms. Shannon O'Donnell of Getaround at 2:08 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Hey everyone! My name is Shannon and I'm the Marketing Manager for Getaround here in Philly - and a new member of The Chamber!"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"If you aren't familiar, Getaround is a peer-to-peer car sharing startup (think airbnb but for cars) that has just launched in Philly a few months ago. We're hosting a Community Happy Hour this Thursday to celebrate our launch and wanted to invite you all as I thought you may be interested in learning more about what's new in car sharing tech in Philly."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Plus, RSVPs receive a $25 Wawa Gift Card at Check-in!"},{"insert":"\n\nRSVP at"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"https://phlgetaround.eventbrite.com\n"}]}


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Inquirer's Corporate Philanthropy Nominations

Posted to Event by Ms. Elizabeth Parks of Philadelphia Media Network at 12:31 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Does your company or leadership give grants, devote hours of volunteer service, donate products and/or services or use social media to fundraise?"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Submit a nomination for The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Corporate Philanthropy Conference and Awards; a program giving recognition to the region’s most charitable givers. Select companies will be celebrated at an awards program and acknowledged in a special section of the Philadelphia Inquirer."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Categories:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Most Charitable Awards (Cash, In-Kind, Volunteerism) – Seeking nominations for small, medium and large organizations who make an impact in our community in cash, inkind donations or volunteer hours. Applicants must be prepared to share financial contributions, in-kind value of services or products donated and cumulative volunteer hours."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Leadership Awards – Seeking nominations for C-level and/or executives who are champions of charity in the workplace. He/She has empowered the workforce to support a signature charity or supported an employee’s preferred charity. Examples include forming a fundraising team for a community walk, employee day-of-service, etc."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Citizen Awards – Seeking nominations for board directors who go above and beyond to serve on a non-profit board where he/she raises funds, awareness, support of the cause."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Millennial Awards - Seeking nominations for the next generation of givers."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Innovation Awards – Seeking nominations for creative fundraising (Think Ice Bucket Challenge!"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Eligibility:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Charitable giving time period is from January 2018 – December 2018"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Company/individual must be based in Philadelphia and surrounding counties (Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County and NJ (Camden, Burlington, Gloucester)"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"One submission per category. You may submit in multiple categories."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"}]}


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2019 Top Workplaces Awards

Posted to Event by Ms. Elizabeth Parks of Philadelphia Media Network at 12:29 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News "},{"insert":"and Philly.com is proud to announce the 2019 Top Workplaces. Winners will be recognized at an awards program on Thursday, April 18, and acknowledged in a special print section of "},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"The Inquirer "},{"insert":"on Sunday, April 14.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"Event is open to the general public and perfect way to network with the best businesses in the region."},{"insert":"\n\nThe Philadelphia Inquirer and title sponsor "},{"attributes":{"color":"#241d00","link":"http://chamberphl.com/"},"insert":"The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia"},{"insert":", invite you to the 2019 Top Workplaces Awards featuring networking among 500+ of the region's business leaders, inspiring keynote presentation and awards program with a first-time reveal of the highest-ranking companies.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"When: "},{"insert":"Thursday, April 18, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Where: "},{"insert":"Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, 100 E Penn Square #9B Philadelphia, PA 19107"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\nUnderground parking available on Juniper St. (standard rates apply) \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Agenda:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m."},{"insert":" - Registration, Networking & Cocktail Hour"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"6:15 p.m."},{"insert":" - Guests invited into main ballroom"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"6:30 p.m"},{"insert":". - Welcome remarks by Terry C.Z. Egger, Publisher and CEO,Philadelphia Inquirer"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"6:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m."},{"insert":" - Keynote presentation"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - "},{"insert":"Dinner "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - "},{"insert":"Awards presentation"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Inquirer's Influencers of Law

Posted to Event by Ms. Elizabeth Parks of Philadelphia Media Network at 12:27 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Join the Philadelphia Media Network for a celebration honoring Philadelphia's leading lawyers. A panel of experts reviewed nominations based on accomplishments in specialized practice, business impact, and civic/community services. Winners will receive recognition at an awards program and profiled in expanded coverage of the Sunday Business section on Sunday, March 24.\n\nThe program will feature a keynote address by Josh Shapiro, Attorney General of Pennsylvania. Josh Shapiro serves as Pennsylvania’s attorney general to combat crime, uphold individual rights and protect consumers. He is the sixth person elected to the office, and was sworn in on Jan. 17, 2017 as the Commonwealth’s top lawyer and chief law enforcement officer with a mandate to ensure integrity and be the people’s Attorney General.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"When: Tuesday, March 26, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Where: Crystal Tea Room, 100 E Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107 "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Ticket Price: $95, includes beer/wine and sit-down lunch"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"What to expect:"},{"insert":" Subject to change.\n11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Networking reception\n11:50 a.m. – Welcome remarks by Terry C.Z. Egger, Publisher and CEO,Philadelphia Inquirer\n12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania Attorney General\n12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m - Lunch\n12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Awards program\n"}]}


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Monday, March 11, 2019

2019 Trade Show & Education Conference brought to you by Mohawk Industries

Posted to Event by Ms. Marlynn Orlando of Pennsylvania Apartment Association East at 10:52 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"The Trade Show & Education Conference is FREE to attend to anyone who manages or operates apartments and their employees. We offer outstanding apartment industry education for every apartment professional taught by local and national speakers! Whether you are an apartment owner, maintenance technician, leasing agent, property or service manager, regional or executive director, realtor or broker, we have something for everyone! Check out the amazing exhibitors on the trade show floor showcasing the latest products and services in the industry! You don’t want to miss out our NEW and MUST SEE -Product Spotlight Corner!  \n\nWe promise you an exciting day and although the entire day is FREE, please pre-register today. All registered attendees will have a name badge waiting for you at our registration booth located on the lower level – trade show floor entrance. To attend any of the education sessions or to visit the trade show floor, you will need to have a name badge to enter.  \nOn-site registration is available but not recommended.\n\nThe PAA has a strict No Suitcasing policy. This simply means that if you are not an apartment owner, apartment management company employee, realtor or broker, you may not attend the trade show floor.\n"}]}


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Friday, March 08, 2019

How To Catch Creation, Philadelphia Premiere and a Kilroy's List Selection

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Carol Flannery of Philadelphia Theatre Company at 12:36 PM

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In Association with Baltimore Center Stage, PTC introduces local audiences to the talents of rising star Christina Anderson and her stunning new play "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"How To Catch Creation"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":", Philadelphia Theatre Company’s pick from the 2017 Kilroys List. The “List” was created to give theatre producers a choice of underproduced works by women, with a recent focus on trans, and non-binary writers.  Producing Artistic Director Paige Price has tapped Nataki Garrett, former Associate Artistic Director of Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theater Company (DCPA), to direct this production. "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"How To Catch Creation"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" features a cast of local talent and actors with an impressive range of Netflix, television, and regional theatre credits. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"The play runs March 22-April 14, with Opening Night on Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. Single tickets and subscriptions are on sale now and available at the box office, online at philatheatreco.org or by phone at 215-985-0420. Tickets cost $10-$69. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Price is overjoyed to introduce local audiences to Anderson’s work.  “"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":"What’s truly exciting is that she has finally hit the major markets.  She’s been an industry secret for some time, and is ready for prime time. I also love that it’s a story that centers around black Americans but it’s not about Race, with a capital “R.” It’s about people. “Nataki (Garrett) likes to say, ‘It’s about people who get up, have coffee, and break each others’ hearts.’ This season, we are trying to tell stories that engage audiences and elicit empathy, and to share many different kinds of American experiences on the stage. This play balances hope and heartbreak, laughter and loss.” "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818"},"insert":"From the acclaimed Kilroy’s List, "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"color":"#181818","bold":true},"insert":"How to Catch Creation"},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818"},"insert":" follows four artists and intellectuals in San Francisco who are struggling to nurture creative impulses and establish a legacy in both their professional and personal lives. When one discovers the works of a black queer feminist writer from a bygone era, their lives begin to intersect in unexpected ways. In this bold, imaginative play, Anderson, “a gifted playwright you want to pay attention to” ("},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818","italic":true},"insert":"Variety"},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818"},"insert":"), dissects the universal act of creation—creation of life, of family, of art—to inspire the dreamers and idealists in everyone."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":"“I saw a reading of the play in the Goodman Theatre’s Next Stages Festival - a new play festival.  They had commissioned it and it struck me as such a rich story. So many layers and kinds of relationships are examined - love, friendship, mentorship, authority. The power center shifts multiple times for each character,” said Price."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818"},"insert":"With"},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"color":"#181818","bold":true},"insert":" How To Catch Creation"},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818"},"insert":", PTC begins a commitment to produce one play from The Kilroys list each year. For the past five years The Kilroys, an LA-based collective of playwrights/producers, continuing the fight to achieve gender balance in the American theater, have been advocating for equal representation on our American stages, and have released an annual list of under-produced plays by women writers. In 2019, The Kilroys announced new leadership, with the original leaders serving as an advisory board. On the new board is playwright Emma Goidel, a member of Orbiter 3, whose work has been produced on several local stages. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818"},"insert":"“"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","background":"transparent"},"insert":"It came to me that so many industry leaders were putting plays forward to be on the list, but that to actually commit to producing them would be an important and impactful leap. In considering what PTC would put forward, we knew we wanted to feature women and stories by writers that might need more visibility - that need a break, frankly. I would love PTC to be a place that gives creative people the chance they need to break through,” added Price. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"The cast for this exciting new work, playing three generations of characters, is a mix of local, regional, theatre and film talent. Former University of the Arts student "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Tiffani Barbour"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" plays GK Marche. Barbour was on the national tour of "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Mamma Mia! "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"and has appeared on television in The Leftovers and Law & Order. The character of Stokes is played by "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Jonathan Bangs"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":", a recent graduate of California Institute of the Arts and has appeared at the Kennedy Center and A.C.T.  "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Shauna Miles"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" plays Natalie. Miles appeared on "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"The Good Wife, Law & Order SVU,"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" and "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Luke Cage."},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" She has performed on stages across the country, including the "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Radio City Christmas Spectacular"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":". "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Shayna Small"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" plays Riley. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":" Small is a classically trained actor, singer and educator based in Brooklyn. She was part of the tour of "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222","italic":true},"insert":"Parable of the Sower "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":"written by Toshi and Dr. Bernice Reagon.  Wilma Theater Hothouse member "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"Lindsay Smiling"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":" plays Griffin. Smiling last appeared at PTC in "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222","italic":true},"insert":"Hillary and Clinton, "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":"and he recently played Friar Lawrence in the Wilma’s "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222","italic":true},"insert":"Romeo and Juliet"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":". "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Stephanie Weeks"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" plays Tami. She has several Regional and Off-Broadway theatre credits and is set to appear in the Netflix show "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"Tales of the City"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" with Laura Linney."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#222222"},"insert":"“The characters are deep. A  man who was wrongly incarcerated for 25 years is unable to go to his mother’s funeral and now has trouble adapting.  He is forced to engage with the same system that put him in prison when he tries to get approved to adopt a child. Another character is ambivalent about her relationship, even while subsuming her own needs to try and make it work...another is in a relationship with a writer, and we see what happens when that person feels she takes second place to her partner’s work. I absolutely love how the lives of three seemingly unconnected people intertwine in a magically theatrical way,” said Price. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Price and Garrett have assembled a stellar design team who are all making their Philadelphia debuts.  Jason Sherwood designs the set, an impressive representation of the Golden Gate Bridge, on a rotating revolve, which lets the scenes shift quickly from era to era. Sherwood recently designed"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":" Rent"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" Live on Fox. "},{"attributes":{"color":"#351342"},"insert":"Ivania Stack is the Costume Designer. She has designed for many regional and Washington D.C. area theatres. Xavier Pierce is the Lighting Designer. He is one of the busiest designers, with shows opening in several theatres across the the country this year. Curtis Craig, Head of Sound Design at Penn State "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":" is the Sound Designer. He and Garrett previously worked together at the Denver Center."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"How To Catch Creation "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"was inspired by Anderson’s time in the Bay area. “I had a year-long residency at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco. It was my first time living on the West Coast. I met so many wonderful and progressive Black folks living beautiful and dynamic lives, so I knew I wanted to capture a similar energy in a theatre piece someday. American Conservatory Theatre (also in SF) gave me a commission to write a play about the Civic Center neighborhood surrounding their secondary theater space. This commission sparked the idea that would become "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"How to Catch Creation."},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" The vibe and essence I experienced in The Bay inspired this piece, but ultimately the geography is unique to this story,” she said."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"She is looking forward to introducing Philadelphia audiences to her work. “I hope audiences see this as an opportunity to connect with new or familiar perspectives and an opportunity to see their reflection. I hope they gain inspiration, sparks of joy, courage. I’m thrilled to share this play with Philly audiences! It’s been really great working with Paige in preparation for this production. And I’m excited to spend time in the city while working on the show,” added Anderson. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Single tickets for"},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":" How To Catch Creation "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" are on sale now for $10-$69 with discounts available for groups, seniors, students, industry, and the military. For additional information, tickets or subscriptions, please visit  philatheatreco.org or call 215-985-0420. 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Kilroys@PTC New Play Initiative is supported by "},{"attributes":{"color":"#181818","bold":true},"insert":"The CHG Charitable Trust."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"PTC’s 2018-2019 season is sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, Independence Blue Cross, Center City Film & Video, PNC Arts Alive and American Airlines, the official airline of Philadelphia Theatre Company."},{"insert":"\n\n\n"}]}


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Thursday, March 07, 2019

The Protocall Group Announces New Recruitment Center Serving NJ and Philadelphia Locations

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Andrea Klingner of The Protocall Group at 2:18 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"In 2018, The Protocall Group experienced an exciting year of growth and change, and we are looking forward to making 2019 the best year our "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#1155cc","link":"https://protocallgroup.com/"},"insert":"recruiting center in the Philadelphia area"},{"insert":" has seen. Even with the recent upswing in business, our branches have remained committed to our customers and clients. However, that doesn’t mean there still can’t be room for improvement. That’s why we put together a group of individuals within our company to find solutions for overcoming recruitment obstacles that employment agencies across the nation are similarly facing. \n \nAfter months of conducting research with our national network of employment firms (ASGroup), looking back at past initiatives of The Protocall Group, and evaluating current processes and tools set in place, it was determined that our various branches needed separate support for recruitment-related tasks. So, in order to refocus our organization for future success, the decision was made to consolidate "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#1155cc","link":"https://protocallgroup.com/"},"insert":"recruitment services in Philadelphia"},{"insert":" and New Jersey into one central location.\n \nNow you may be wondering how The Protocall Group’s new Recruitment Center will help both customers and clients. Our most recent initiative will make the lives of our customers and clients much simpler by:\n \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Providing better service"},{"insert":". With recruitment functions no longer apart of the day-to-day responsibilities in our branches, Staffing Supervisors will now be able to give our associates and clients better one-on-one service. As a result of our branch teams no longer being bogged down making recruitment calls all day, The Protocall Group can provide an even higher level of customer service across the board. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":" \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Increasing efficiency"},{"insert":". We always strive to place the right candidate, at the right job, right now. This change opens up the opportunity for job seekers to have more personalized interactions in our offices to find the career path that’s best suited for them. Staffing Supervisors are also able to stay better in tune with our clients’ needs and spend time placing and interviewing talent to fill customer orders quickly and efficiently."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":" \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Supporting transparency"},{"insert":". For candidates, having one central location to reach out to before becoming an employee of Protocall will help ensure the information they receive about our opportunities is consistent and that they are well prepared for their interview with our Staffing Supervisors."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":" \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Streamlining processes."},{"insert":" Candidates now have one point of contact that they can reach out to with any issues, questions, or concerns regarding the online application, screening and interviewing process. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nRenee Luciano will be in charge of leading the Recruitment Center team, as her 10 years of recruiting, systems and analytical experience make her a great leader for this "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#1155cc","link":"https://protocallgroup.com/"},"insert":"recruiting center that services Philadelphia"},{"insert":" and New Jersey.   \n\nWith our new Recruitment Center officially open, we are looking forward to speaking with candidates who are interested in getting in touch with our Recruitment team. Contact us today by calling 856-281-7192 or through email at "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1155cc"},"insert":"recruitment@protocallgroup.com"},{"insert":". \n"}]}


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Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Grounded in Philly Launch Party

Posted to Event by Mr. Ali Jaffar of Key Medium at 5:42 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"This is part of The Public Interest Law Center's 50th Anniversary event series."},{"insert":"\n\nThis Spring help us celebrate the launch of the new and improved Grounded in Philly, a one-stop online resource ecosystem for the urban agriculture and open space community in Philadelphia. Join us in One Art Community Center’s beautiful outdoor garden space for music, locally-sourced food and a demonstration of the new site.\n\nTo top it all off, this year the Public Interest Law Center is looking back on 50 years of fighting for justice and preparing for 50 more. To celebrate this milestone, we are hosting a series of events throughout the year highlighting our history, our work today, and our plans for the future.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"WHEN:"},{"insert":"\nThursday, April 11, 2019\n7:00pm - 9:00pm\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"WHERE:"},{"insert":"\nOne Art Community Center\n1431-39 North 52nd Street\nPhiladelphia, PA 19131\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"FREE REGISTRATION AT:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grounded-in-philly-launch-party-tickets-57614217676"},"insert":"50-years-ej.eventbrite.com"},{"insert":"\n"}]}


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Dare to Descend Beneath the Streets of the Eternal City with The Roman Guy's New Bone-Chilling Capuchin Crypts Tour

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Chelsey Scalese of The Roman Guy at 1:39 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"DARE TO DESCEND BENEATH THE STREETS OF THE ETERNAL CITY WITH THE ROMAN GUY’S NEW BONE-CHILLING CAPUCHIN CRYPTS TOUR  "},{"attributes":{"align":"center"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 5, 2019) - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Descend beneath the streets of The Eternal City with The Roman Guy’s new bone-chilling Rome Catacombs Tour, which includes access to the Capuchin Crypts, containing the skeletal remains and bones of 3,700 bodies. The Capuchin Crypts are a work of art with five rooms of carefully placed human bones into biblical portrayals created by the Monks themselves."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20"},"insert":"This thriller three-hour tour includes luxury, climate controlled transportation, a brief walk across the Ancient Appian Way, and guided tours of the Christian Catacombs of Domitilla and the Capuchin Crypts. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20","bold":true},"insert":"Capuchin Crypts"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20"},"insert":"The underground crypt contains the skeletal remains of 3,700 bodies and is divided into five chapels; Crypt of the Resurrection, Crypt of the Skulls, Crypt of the Pelvises, Crypt of the Leg Bones and Thigh Bones and Crypt of the Three Skeletons. Lit only by dim natural light seeping in through cracks and small fluorescent lamps, this is the perfect adventure for thrill seekers and a chance to escape the scorching temperatures. The crypt walls are elaborately decorated with skeletal remains, making this crypt a macabre work of art. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20","bold":true},"insert":"The Domitilla Catacombs"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20"},"insert":"The Domitilla Catacombs offer the most spine-chilling catacomb tour experience in Rome. There is an elaborate underground maze of tunnels, which provides a rare glimpse into the earliest practice of Christianity in Rome. These are some of the most extensive catacombs in Rome, containing the remains of roughly 150,000 bodies. Highlights of the Domitilla Catacombs include a second-century fresco of The Last Supper."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20","bold":true},"insert":"The Appian Way and Aurelian Walls"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20"},"insert":"Emperor Aurelian built a defensive wall around Rome during the third century to defend the city against invading barbarians. This tour offers the ability to pass the "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#231f20"},"insert":"Aurelian Walls in a luxury, climate-controlled vehicle and see them up close. In addition, there is small walk across a short stretch of the Ancient Appian Way, one of the most important ancient Roman roads. This is also the location of the crucifixion of 10,000 slaves during the revolt of Spartacus. 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With loyalty to the customer, we follow the Golden Rule of travel: treat vacations like you want yours treated. Our website is easy to navigate and our native English speaking travel experts jump at any chance to help you plan your ideal vacation and book with ease. Our highly educated team is dedicated to creating an exclusivity factor, providing impressive opportunities and access to areas restricted from the general public. 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Monday, March 04, 2019

Business, Bubbles + Boss Babes

Posted to Event by Mrs. Tara M F Leavitt of The Yard at 12:25 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"To celebrate you and other amazing women we admire this Women’s History Month, The Yard is hosting a celebratory gathering on "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Wednesday, March 13th"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"The event, "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Bubbles, Business + Boss Babes"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":", will be our way of saying thanks to you and your fellow Philly female entrepreneurs. So come to toast yourselves with some bubbly, meet new incredible women, and win some raffle prizes."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","underline":true},"insert":"Details"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Wednesday, March 13th"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"6-8:30 pm"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"The Yard: Center City, 21 S 11th Street x Chestnut, Philadelphia"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"RSVP: "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","link":"bit.ly/bbbtheyard"},"insert":"bit.ly/bbbtheyard"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nSee you there!\n\n\n"}]}


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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Award-Winning Mobile Information Experience Enhances Access to Information and Opportunity

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Ali Jaffar of Key Medium at 5:25 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"A Streamlined Platform Improves User Experience and Access to Workforce Solutions"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Philadelphia, PA-"},{"insert":" Key Medium and a team of local creatives were honored as a 2019 Gold AVA Digital Award winner for developing a world-class digital experience for the "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"https://www.philaworks.org"},"insert":"new Philadelphia Works website"},{"insert":". The announcement was made at Key Medium headquarters at 1025 Hamilton Street, Suite 201, Philadelphia, PA 19123.\n\nThe completely revamped website features a streamlined and simplified component-based design system, improved functionality, and enriched content areas that connects residents with career opportunities and provide employers with access to the talent they need to be competetive.\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Mobile-First, Streamlined Design"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The website’s mobile-first and modern platform is designed for improved user experience. This enables users to be able to digest information in chunks, with the most relevant, useful content first, and as quickly as possible. This ensures the best experience possible, with speed and usability top-of-mind, rather than an afterthought.\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Improved Access to Opportunity"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The new site features a wealth of easy to access information and features interactive "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"https://www.philaworks.org/whats-new/"},"insert":"reports and trends"},{"insert":", an interactive map of "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"https://www.philaworks.org/workforce-services/young-adults/"},"insert":"programs for young adults"},{"insert":", an interactive "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"https://www.philaworks.org/career-pathways/"},"insert":"career pathway selector"},{"insert":", and so much more.\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Award-Winning Development"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The new site has been selected as a Gold award recipient in the Mobile Information Experience category by AVA Digital Awards, administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals. AVA is an international competition that recognizes outstanding work by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design, and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication.\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Local Talent Delivered"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Developed by Ali Jaffar at Key Medium, with content strategy by Rachel Dukeman at "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"https://www.rrcreativegroup.com/"},"insert":"RR Creative"},{"insert":" and Kasey Thompson, the new PhilaWorks.org is a testament to our region’s talented workforce. The design was produced by P’unk Avenue in conjunction with a committee at Philadelphia Works led by Meg Shope Koppel, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer and Elena Vayner, Manager of Programming. Philadelphia Works is proud to hire local talent.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"About Philadelphia Works"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Philadelphia Works is the city’s Workforce Development Board, investing in solutions and services to grow Philadelphia’s economy by connecting employers to workforce talent and career seekers to jobs. They influence the public policies that support economic growth and optimize funding and resources to invest in regional solutions to build a skilled and thriving workforce. For more information, visit www.philaworks.org.\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"About Key Medium"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Founded in 2014, Key Medium is a premiere digital agency that creates beautiful, branded experiences for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. Key Medium has received praise for spearheading the growth of startup companies and lending affordable expertise and services to Philadelphia charter schools and nonprofit organizations. Read more about Key Medium at "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://keymedium.com"},"insert":"www.keymedium.com"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Our Commitment to Social Good"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"At Key Medium, giving back is in our company’s DNA. We dedicate a portion of our time and resources to create digital experiences for awesome causes. This award-winning project received a 2018 Coding For Causes grant and we’re currently offering a "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"https://keymedium.com/c4c/"},"insert":"2019 Key Medium Coding For Causes Grant"},{"insert":" for nonprofit organizations in the community wellness space.\n\n###\n\nLeah Bury\nKey Medium LLC\n215.302.0280\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c","link":"mailto:leah@keymedium.com"},"insert":"leah@keymedium.com"},{"insert":"\n1025 Hamilton Street, Suite 201\n"}]}


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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Language Access Program Manager

Posted to Job Opportunity by Mr. Akbar Ahmadzai of Nationalities Service Center at 12:42 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the greater Philadelphia area. Our strength lies in the diversity of our clients and services. Since NSC’s founding in 1921, our mission has been to help immigrants and refugees participate fully in American society. Each year, we help approximately 5,000 individuals from over 100 countries.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Position Overview "},{"insert":"\nThe Language Access Program Manager is responsible for the work of interpretation and translation team to ensure they remain supportive of department goals. The Program Manager will plan, execute, and finalize projects and requests according to strict deadline and budget requirements. 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"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext"},"insert":"·       Work with Department Director to create and implement targeted marketing plan for growing department’s revenue. "},{"insert":"\n·       Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext","bold":true},"insert":"Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext"},"insert":"·       Basic understanding of NSC’s mission, vision, values, programs and services and business plan. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext"},"insert":"·       Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in English as well as time-management, organization, and negotiation skills. Bilingual skills are preferred. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext"},"insert":"·       Exceptional problem-solving skills. Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities. 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