Philadelphia Items of Interest

July 18, 2012

Here are some interesting stories in the news that should be of interest to forward-thinking residents of Philadelphia from your friends at Dale Carnegie Training of Philadelphia

Phoenixville looks to develop former steel plant site

If you’re flying over Phoenixville on a weekday, or perhaps glancing at a satellite map of it, the gash is instantly visible: 120-plus acres of unused land flanked by a village of stores, rowhouses and quiet streets. Five years from now, business and community leaders hope, you will see something very different on the vacant land… Read more here

Spirit Airlines Coming to Philadelphia

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – July 16, 2012 (WPVI) — Mummers, cowboy hats, and a miniature airliner accompanied Spirit Airlines’ announcement in Atlantic City Monday that service from Philadelphia to Dallas-Fort Worth will begin next spring. Read more here

Philadelphia-Based Non-Profit Poised to Fill Ga

HAVERFORD, Pa., Jul 17, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), a national 501(c)(3) organization based in suburban Philadelphia, is preparing its staff and volunteers to address the needs of women diagnosed with breast cancer who may find themselves without resources due to the recent closing of Y-ME. Read more here

Philadelphia now has a special office designed to seek federal grants

Mayor Nutter has created an Office of Grants in response to the nationwide competition for a shrinking pool of federal funds, increasingly doled out based for merit and innovation. Read more here

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