The Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River is comprised of 23 environmental education centers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Delaware River is the longest undamned river east of the Mississippi, and its watershed stretches all the way into upstate New York, providing clean drinking water for more than 15 million people – that’s nearly 5% of the entire United States’ population! The Delaware River watershed provides important ecological habitats to a multitude of species, and provides recreation for cyclists, hikers, paddlers and other outdoor enthusiasts.
Decibel Magazine is the world’s foremost heavy metal authority exploring the past, present and future of extreme music. Since their debut issue in October 2004, Decibel has exhibited an insatiable curiosity for all things heavy, covering both the underground and mainstream with painstaking obsession and irreverent humor.
Linda Lee Alter graduated from the Philadelphia College of Art (UArts) in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science in Art Education, and has a Master of Science in Art Psychotherapy from Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital. For more than half a century, she has been a professional fine artist. She has also taught arts and crafts, worked as a commercial artist and a display artist, and illustrated children’s books.
NursePartners offers a number of health care services, from home care to staffing, with divisions to help match qualified nursing professionals to assignments that fit a client’s unique needs.
NursePartners is a licensed home care agency that specializes in delivering highly individualized, quality care in a client’s home or residence. Founded in 2002 by Angela Geiger, NursePartners has over fifteen years of experience in compassionate, experienced care.
Flying Fish is located in Somerdale, New Jersey. In a state that once boasted 50 breweries, it was the first microbrewery in Southern New Jersey and the first new brewery built in that part of the state in more than half a century. From its opening in late 1996, Flying Fish has increased its capacity more than 20x and become the largest of the ever-growing number of craft breweries in the state.
In 2012, the brewery moved from its original location in Cherry Hill to a new facility in Somerdale. The facility boasts many sustainability features, to brew beer in the most environmentally friendly way possible.
Baltimarket is a suite of community-based food access and food justice programs through the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD). Baltimarket envisions a Baltimore with communities that have equitable access to healthy, affordable, and culturally-specific foods every day.
Baltimarket’s mission is to improve the health and wellness of Baltimore City residents by using food access and food justice as strategies for community transformation. Baltimarket programs work to promote nutrition knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy; increased food security; and increased food access while tackling systemic inequities in order to affect the diet, and ultimately health, of food desert residents.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a nonprofit visionary art environment and community arts center located in Isaiah Zagar’s largest public artwork.
Spanning half a block on Philadelphia’s famous South Street, the museum includes an immersive outdoor art installation and indoor galleries. Zagar created the space using nontraditional materials such as folk art statues, found objects, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors. The site is enveloped in visual anecdotes and personal narratives that refer to Zagar’s life, family, and community, as well as references from the wider world such as influential art history figures and other visionary artists and environments.
OncoLink was the first cancer information website on the Internet, started in 1994, and remains one of the largest. This award-winning site is maintained by a group of oncology healthcare professionals who understand the need of patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. OncoLink’s content is continually updated and ranges from treatment and disease information for a newly diagnosed patient, support through the side effects of treatment, and into survivorship. OncoLink provides tools and educational materials to support the practice of busy practitioners.
Kimberton Whole Foods is a multigenerational family business with grocery stores and cafes. Their mission is to serve as a community market with a passionate commitment to integrity, sustainable agriculture and fair trade. Currently they have 4 locations with more soon to come!
The Library System of Lancaster County, PA is a federated system with 14 member libraries, three branches and a bookmobile, which serves 519,462 residents. Established in April 1987, the Library System provides well-coordinated countywide services and cooperative programs to assist member libraries in meeting the diverse needs of its community residents.
The LSLC support and centralized services include, but are not limited to: public Internet access, shared OPAC system, subscription to database and online homework help research services, consulting services, continuing education training on internal library operations including budgeting and accounting, governance, business information services, youth services, public relations, assistance with countywide programs and services; technology support including WANs and LANs with servers for managing telecommunications, web hosting, email, calendars, the catalog, circulation, Headquarters and Library PCs and peripherals, with training and security as additional components.
The Philadelphia Geek Awards are an annual ceremony hosted by Geekadelphia and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University honoring geeks in the greater Philadelphia region.
From local game developers to comic book artists, social media marketers to the arts & culture community, the awards highlight a bit of everything.
Baum’s Dancewear is a Philadelphia, 4th Generation Family-owned business and a manufacturer, wholesale distributor and retailer of quality dance footwear, apparel, costumes and accessories. They offer the finest brands and most diverse collection of dance and performance products.
The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) is a new paradigm for tissue research, not only collecting all types of childhood brain tumors but also performing analysis using cutting-edge technologies and sharing the data with the scientific community at large to develop new treatments.
Dining Out For Life® is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and restaurants. In exchange for their financial support, restaurants are listed in a city wide marketing campaign in an effort to increase customer traffic.
In 1991, Dining Out For Life was created by an ActionAIDS volunteer in Philadelphia. Dining Out For Life is now produced in 60 cities throughout the United States and Canada.