august, 2020

25aug5:30 pm6:30 pmHistoric Germantown Hall of Fame

Event Details

Join us August 25th at 5:30pm when we will have transformed our usually happy public event in our green courtyard into a virtual party for all to attend!

Visit our page for more details and for FREE tickets!

 Join us to celebrate a remarkable year and to recognize our 2020 Hall of Fame honorees

Leon Bates
Internationally Celebrated Concert Pianist who enjoyed international success, was born in Germantown and has recently retired to Mount Airy. From Eugene Ormandy’s Philadelphia Orchestra, to New York, to Paris, to Vienna, to Rome, to LaScala in Milan, to Johannesburg and beyond, he is a star in the firmament of classical music.

Barbara Bloom
After pursuing a successful career as a professor and university administrator, Barbara Bloom enhanced the lives of thousands of Northwest Philadelphia residence by founding Mount Airy Learning Tree, where thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds have come together for the last 40 years to learn from one another. More recently in 2000, she launched a group of volunteers to work with young students at Henry H. Houston school, building that team to over 30 regular volunteers. She is the author of Ephemeral Blooms: A Memoir with Roots in Colorado.

Dan Gordon
A Community Advocate – Dan has been active in many recreational, educational and commercial capacities in Northwest Philadelphia since moving here with his wife Sally in the mid-90’s. He has rehabilitated a series of commercial properties along the Germantown commercial corridor and helped with the development of the Germantown Soccer Club and with the creation of the Wissahickon Wanderers running club.  He has also worked to expand programming at Emlen School, Germantown Friends School, and Greene Street Friends School as well as Settlement Music School.

We hope you can support this important fundraiser for Historic Germantown and our 18 member sites by joining our Host Committee or becoming an event sponsor.

Time

(Tuesday) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Organizer

Historic Germantownprograms@freedomsbackyard.com 5501 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144

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