The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) was once again the beneficiary of the annual Party with a Purpose fundraiser, with over 450 guests attending the event this fall. Dan and Sarah Keating received the Humanitarian Award for their dedication to cancer research. Dr. Stephen Rubin, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, was awarded the Scientific Achievement Award. Nydia Han, a newscaster with TV station 6abc, served as emcee. Beverly Goldberg, co-chair of the gala, announced that funds raised this year would go toward the research and treatment of ovarian cancer. [Read more…]
The Philadelphia Jewish Voice Annual Achievement Award, honoring Dan Segal, will be help Tuesday evening, September 27, 2016, in Ardmore, PA. Advanced registration is required.
At 12:30 about 40 people were awaiting POTUS’ arrival on the Tarmac at Philadelphia International Airport, under warm sunny skies.
Yolanda Dugger, of Philadelphia, had an iPad ready to record the president’s arrival. She said she admired the president for the success he had after growing up without his biological father. Dugger, 57, said she hoped Obama’s story would inspire young men in single-parent homes “and empower them to be better people.”
Mike Bernstein, 15 (but turning 16 Wednesday) held the book “Obama’s Legacy” by Michael Days. “It’s fun,” he said of waiting to see the president. [Read more…]