Friday, October 17, 2008

Two Events to Attend with the Mayor Next Week

Monday October 20:
Citizens’ Assembly On Park Reform

Monday, October 20, 2008
6:00 – 7:30pm
Friends Select School
1651 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Speakers will include Mayor Michael Nutter; Peter Harnik, Director of The
Center for City Park Excellence, Trust for Public Land; and Pete (Alexander)
Hoskins, President of the Philadelphia Parks Alliance.

The focus is on how and why the upcoming referendum to reform park
governance and management will help to improve Philadelphia’s parks and
recreation system.

October 21st
Next Great City Rally

The Next Great City coalition will be thanking the City of Philadelphia for the progress it has made towards implementing our 10-point common-sense agenda. A press event and rally will be held on October 21 at 10:30 a.m. on Dilworth Plaza outside of City Hall at Broad and Market streets.

  • Mayor Michael Nutter
  • Don Schwartz, Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity
  • Christine Knapp, PennFuture
  • The Environmental Protection Agency
  • The Philadelphia Fire Department
  • The Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association
  • Philadelphia Diesel Difference