The East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association (EPX) would like to congratulate the winners of our First Annual Holiday Raffle and extend thanks to the generous donors who provided us with exceptional prizes!

Our raffle raised over $1,000, all of which will go towards our mission of safeguarding and improving our neighborhood.

Congratulations to our winners: Continue reading

Gift Baskets – baskets compliments of Cellini’s – 1710 E. Passyunk Ave.

1) “Head-to-Toe”: $185 value featuring gift certificates for:

  • Headhunters Hair Salon – 1718 E. Passyunk Ave.: $25
  • 1601 (bar & restaurant) – 1601 S. 10th St.: $30
  • Mr. Tee’s – 1201 Snyder Ave.: $30
  • Reliable Floor Covering Co. – 1600 E. Passyunk Ave.: $100

2) “Shop-and-Dine EPX” : $165 value featuring gift certificates for:

3) “Dining Italian-Style” : $100 value featuring gift certificates for:

  • Isgro’s Pasticceria – 1009 Christian St.: $20
  • La Cucina Varallo – 1635 S. 10th St.: $25
  • Mike & Matt’s Market (formerly Nino’s) – 1206 Mifflin St.: $30
  • Positano Coast – 212 Walnut St.: $25

Special Prizes:

  • “Get Fit in EPX” : Absolute Definition Gym – 2027 S. Juniper St., 2nd floor: 1-month gym membership with personal training sessions ($150 value)
  • “Entertain the Kids” : Please Touch Museum – 210 North 21st St. 1 year, 4-person membership ($100 value)
  • “Uptown Dining” : The Capital Grille – 1338 Chestnut St. $100 gift certificate According to Philadelphia Magazine, “The Capital Grille is worth a special trip” and won “Best of Philly Steakhouse 2004″.

The next Clean and Green meeting will be Monday, December 18th from 6:30-7:30pm at the South Philadelphia Branch of the Free Library (Broad and Morris Streets).

The focus of this meeting is on developing a Strategic Plan for “cleaning” our neighborhood in the coming year. See discussion outline.

We’ll also hold the drawing for the Holiday Raffle winners!

Bring Your Broom! Join us on Saturday, December 9, 2006

The next cleanup will tackle 10th Street–we’ll sweep the length of 10th Street, from Snyder to Tasker. Join your neighbors to help us bag up those remaining autumn-colored leaves!

when? 10:30 am – 1 pm
Meet at: 10th & Snyder

We’ll have coffee and donuts at the start, and refreshments at the finish at the 1601 Bar (10th/Tasker). Questions? contact beautification at epcrossing dot org