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Center City: ActionAIDS Sees Work as Helping to Create An AIDS-Free Generation

Center City: ActionAIDS Sees Work as Helping to Create An AIDS-Free Generation

ActionAIDS is a Philadelphia-based organization that focuses on creating an AIDS-free generation through a variety of proven strategies. Located at 1216 Arch St., the organization seeks to sustain and improve the quality of life for those people living with HIV and AIDS. Since September 1986, ActionAIDS has helped people living with HIV and AIDS in […]

 

Germantown: Lack of Supermarkets Causing Concern in Community

Germantown: Lack of Supermarkets Causing Concern in Community

Recent grocery chain corporate restructuring has not only affected sales and store performance, it has created a food desert of sorts in Germantown where two grocery stores recently shut their doors. “We’re suffering greatly,” the Rev. Chester Williams, president of the Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club, said. “The neighbors are hurting from the closings of Pathmark and Bottom […]

 

Germantown: “Tough” Lawyer Does All He Can to Help His Neighborhood

Germantown: “Tough” Lawyer Does All He Can to Help His Neighborhood

According to Mark Keenheel’s business card, there is nothing tougher than a Philadelphia lawyer from Germantown. Keenheel (above) provides legal services to residents in the Germantown community at his Maplewood Mall Law Center, 59 Maplewood Mall.  In an effort to make services affordable, Keenheel said the center has no set fee schedule for clients. “People will come […]

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Germantown: One Man’s Army of Suits Gives Opportunities to Others

Germantown: One Man’s Army of Suits Gives Opportunities to Others

WAY Haberdashery, located at 1605 Rockland St., is home to the WAY Foundation. Marine veteran Stephen Fortt (above) has run the non-profit for nearly a decade and has provided professional attire for thousands of people. Providing resources for individuals in need is the mission at Wardrobe for Adolescents and Youth. Fortt, executive director of the […]

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Germantown: Frank Anderson Works to Create Positive Outcomes for Homeless

Frank Anderson is the case manager at Germantown Life Enrichment Center, located at 5722 Greene St. The center is a historic interfaith association for culture and fitness. The GLEC offers a full aquatic program with a swim team as well as swim lessons. The center also features CPR training, a complete weight room and a fitness program with […]