West Philly Health Fair
There will be FREE health, dental, and eye screenings tomorrow, April 2, during this year’s edition of the fair! No insurance is needed, but you may want to ask some questions of experts if you need coverage. The health fair will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mastery Charter School’s Harrity Campus, 5601 Christian St., Philadelphia. Thank the Graduate & Professional Student Assembly at the U. of Penn and Penn Nursing for this worthwhile event.
Law Enforcement Diversity Job Fair
Be at Bright Hope Baptist Church April 9 if you are interested in a career in law enforcement. More than 40 local, state and federal law enforcement agencies will be actively recruiting interested candidates during this event, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Temple University Police Department, FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency, PA State Police, Delaware State Police, and many others will be in attendance eagerly looking for new recruits. Candidates should come dressed to impress with their updated resumes.
Bright Hope Baptist Church is on the corner of 12th & Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philly.
Medicare Help – DelCo Apprise
Counselors will be on hand once again, April 19, at my Yeadon, Delaware County, office to help people navigate the Medicare application process and resolve outstanding questions or issues.
The Delaware County Apprise program is a good neighbor to many people and they take away the stress that sometimes grows as people seek the best care available to them. Take advantage of this opportunity, if you need it. Call Glenda Radical at 484-494-3769 to register.
Veterans Helping Veterans
This free event is a wonderful opportunity for our veterans working to navigate civilian life once again and the issues of employment, volunteer opportunities, legal assistance, housing, counseling and transportation. Make plans for VHV! It will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, in the STEM Lobby of Delco Community College on Marple Campus, 901 S. Media Line Rd.
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Neighbor to Neighbor CDC is planning this job fair for the evening of April 25. Employers will be available to talk with you regarding job opportunities, accept employment applications and answer questions. Workshops will also be held to guide you through resume writing and interviewing – but the workshops will be held April 12. Both opportunities – to be held at First African Baptist Church, 901 Clifton Ave., Sharon Hill – are free but require registration via firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you own a business or are part of a business seeking new government opportunities with the City of Philadelphia, make plans for a “Doing Business in the City” seminar Wednesday afternoon, April 27.
If you go, you’ll be able to check out ways to grow your business with city contracts by developing a strategy for pursuing competitive bids and non-competitive contracts, and learning about the resources available to support you. For more info or to RSVP, contact Michelle Price-Randall at (215) 683-2057 or Michelle.Price-Randall@Phila.gov.
The African-American Chamber of Commerce is out with a great new resource for businesses: a guide to contract opportunities with Philly, the commonwealth, New Jersey, and Delaware.
The day after your tax returns are due, the good people of Norwood will be in the community for a pre-Earth Day Clean-up. Meet at the Lower Park Fields and have fun getting back to nature!
Senior Wills Clinic
Join Rep. Harris and the Christian Legal Clinic of Philadelphia on Saturday, April 9th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for his Senior Wills Clinic. The event will be held at Scottish Rite Center, 1525 Fitzwater Street in Philadelphia.
Limited slots are available and reservations ARE required. Slots are first come, first served for those 55 and older. Please contact Rep. Harris' office at (215) 952-3378 for more information and to make your reservation.