Initials aside, some of you may remember Councilman DiCicco mentioning grant money availability to Civic Associations, once they achieve 501 (c)(3) tax exemption status, when he visited our membership meeting in March. Well as soon as EPX was an exempt organization we began work on the grant application and thanks to the hard work of several of our members the rather vexing job of completing the application is finished. The Philadelphia Activities Fund (PAF) will hopefully provide some much-needed operating capital. In addition the required review of impending expenditures has helped us towards a more realistic working budget. Thanks to our Treasurer, Millie Ruffino, our Recording Secretary D’Arcy Webb, and Kim Ruffino for the technical/clerical assist, I couldn’t have done it without you three. Here’s “keeping our fingers crossed” that we receive the grant money early in the City’s new Councilmanic year, beginning July first.
Clean Up #5: Mifflin Street West to East!
Saturday, May 19, 2007
10:00am – 11:30am
Meet at: Broad and Mifflin
Sponsored by: EPX Clean & Green Committee
beautification at epcrossing dot org
May’s Community Relations meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 29th at 6:30pm. This meeting will be at the St. Agnes Continuing Care facility in the Neumann Room.
Community Relations handles public relations and special events. At this meeting, the committee will explore the possibility of creating a neighborhood newsletter and a future events.
NOTE: Due to Memorial Day, this committee meeting has been rescheduled from its regularly scheduled date. In June, the Community Relations will resume meeting on the last Monday of the month.
Questions or want to get involved? Email us at contact at epcrossing dot org!
Super day folks: congrats on our first Thing!
Felt like summer was here. Kids and dogs and babies and sugar and odds and ends. Head bands and mini-me’s, needlepoint sunglasses cases and gazpacho, plants and pots, clothes and toys and books and kitchen gear. Super swell.
If you couldn’t make it out, we missed you, and if you did, check us out: 1st Annual EPX Spring THING!
Newsflash! Philebrity has launched a new online food, drink and fun type TV series. Who cares? Well, the first episode’s destination is in our neck of the woods!
The news release is here: http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,104580.shtml
The video is on the homepage here: www.philebrity.tv or and if that site is a bit slow, this one has it too with comments that work!
Community Fair and Flea Market
Mark your calendars for Saturday May 12th from 11-3 at Neumann-Goretti High School’s parking lot. (11th and Pierce) EPX is hosting an opportunity for all neighbors to gather and learn, laugh, shop and have FUN!
Vendors and flea market spaces are available as well as bake sale, plant sale, crafts for children, and a gift basket raffle. Continue reading
EPX Civic Association & Town Watch is being honored with the “Town Watch Group of the Year” award for the 4th District (Tasker to the Naval Yard, Broad to the Delaware River)!!!!
A “tip of the hat” to the Townwatch crew for their tireless hard work on getting all areas up and running over the last year!