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GPCC Receives Corporate Citizen Award for Supporting Children’s Education Funding

GPCC Receives Corporate Citizen Award for Supporting Children’s Education Funding

Posted June 16th, 2014 | 0 comments

In recognition of its continued efforts to advocate for sufficient funding and support for education, today the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) received the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia’s (CSFP) Corporate Citizen of the Year award. The award recognizes GPCC’s partnership with CSFP this year, in which the Chamber regularly promoted $22 million in PA […]

Rob Wonderling’s Must Read: The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

Posted June 13th, 2014 | 0 comments Rob Wonderling’s Must Read: The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

While I am an avid reader of non-fiction, for my next book I decided to read the Free Library of Philadelphia’s One Book,  One Philadelphia choice The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers (as suggested by Chamber Board member and library president, Siobhan Reardon). The book is about two American soldiers stationed in Iraq. It’s a remarkable […]

CEO Council Urges Increased Federal Funding for Research

Posted June 10th, 2014 | 0 comments CEO Council Urges Increased Federal Funding for Research

CEO Council staff joined representatives of the “Business for Federal Research Funding” coalition and participated in a daylong trip to Washington, D.C. this week to build support for strong research funding growth in the federal budget. The coalition delegation met with key players in the congressional budget process. The coalition argued that in order to […]