Special Events Calendar 2013
On Thursday, January 31, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Community Legal Services will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the new CLS North Philadelphia Law Center, 1410 West Erie Ave., Philadelphia. RSVP by January 24 to Lauren Talarico at email@example.com or 215-981-3716.
On Thursday, January 31, the Greater Philadelphia Area Law School Consortium will host the Public Interest/Public Service (PIPS) Career Fair Reception from 5:30 to 7:00 pm., at Morgan Lewis, 1701 Market Street, Philadelphia. The PIPS Fair reception is an opportunity for public interest and government employers to meet law students from all of the area law schools. Please RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4941320623 or email Liz Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 24, 2013.
On Wednesday, February 27, Mazzoni Center will present their Fourth Annual Open Bar event to raise funds for and awareness about the agency's Legal Services, which is the only program offering free legal services tailored towards low-income LGBT individuals in Pennsylvania. The Reception will be held at the National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street, from 5:30-7:00 PM, and will feature wine, beer, soft drinks, and hearty hors d'oeuvres, along with the presentation of this year's Justice in Action Awards, as well as a special award to the Dechert LLP law firm. The cost is $50 for the reception ($20 public interest rate). To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Perry Monastero at email@example.com or 215-563-0652 x 222.
On Friday, March 15, the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Toll Public Interest Center will be hosting the 32nd Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania’s Law School, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA. The theme of this year’s event is “Entering, Living, and Leaving: Debating the Broken Door of Immigration Law.” Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served, and a reception will be held following the Symposium. All are welcome.
March 18, Philadelphia VIP will hold its Annual Awards Ceremony, at the Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Christina Rodriquez at 215-523-9551 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 20, PLAN Annual Awards Dinner. The Honorable Ronald D. Castille, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, will be the featured keynote speaker and will receive the Outstanding Leadership in Support of Legal Services Award. At this event, the 2013 Excellence Awards. will be presented to the award winners, which include Judy Berkman, David Trevaskis, Kerry Smith and Elizabeth Goodell. A social hour will take place from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, immediately followed by a buffet dinner. The event will be held at the Harrisburg Hilton & Towers. For more information and to register online visit www.palegalaid.net/services/leadership/awards.
March 28, HIAS Pennsylvania and the Penn Law Immigrants’ Rights Project will present the return of "De Novo," a theatre production written and directed by Jeffery Solomon and put on by his New York City based theatre company, Houses on the Moon. The production will take place at 7 p.m., in the Penn Law Fitts Auditorium, 3501 Sansom Street and will be followed by a talk-back with the cast and local immigration advocates and cocktail reception. The play follows the story of Edgar Chocoy, a Guatemalan boy who came to the United States in search of his mother and escape from the gang in his hometown that had given the "green light" to kill him when he tried to defect. Shortly after arriving, Edgar is caught by US immigration authorities and put into deportation proceedings. Written entirely from trial transcripts, interviews and legal documents, "De Novo" shows the flaws in our current immigration legal system and the struggles young immigrants face. Tickets cost $30 and may be purchased at www.hiaspa.org/events/de-novo-at-penn.
On Thursday, April 4, Rutgers Association for Public Interest Law will hold its annual Evening Auction at 6:30 p.m., in the faculty lounge at Rutgers School of Law – Camden This event is open to all. The auction features dinner (or in one case, drum lessons) with various professors, tickets to a variety of cultural and sporting events, gift certificates to restaurants and entertainment on both sides of the river and more! For more information call Pam Mertsock-Wolfe at 856-225-6406.
On Friday, April 5, Legal Clinic for the Disabled will hold its 3rd Annual Casino Night from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m., at Reed Smith LLP, 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia. This event will feature more authentic casino games, bigger prizes, and more special chances to win throughout the night, all with a great view of the city. Each ticket includes: $2000 in gaming chips, open bar, food, great prizes, and music. Tickets may be purchased at www.lcd.eventbrite.com. All questions can be directed to Ben at email@example.com.
On Tuesday, April 9, the Juvenile Law Center will hold its Spring Celebration in New York, from 6 :00 to 8:00 p.m., at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Times Square Tower. This event will feature guest speaker, Walter E. Dellinger, honoree Honorable Judith S. Kaye, and emcee Juan Williams. RSVP requested by April 5. Registration is available online at www.jlc.org/support or call (215) 625-0551.
On April 10, Support Center for Child Advocates will hold its Annual Benefit Reception and Auction, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia. This event will feature a cocktail party, silent and live auction, and awards ceremony, which will include the presentation of the Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award to Mark Solomon and recognition of the following Distinguished Advocates: Michael E. Adler (Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP), Andrea R. Broad (Big Brothers Big Sisters of America), Bruce Lev (LevLane), Lawrence H. Pockers (Duane Morris LLP), Carrie B. Rosen (Cozen O’Connor), Michael and Bill Rouse (ESF Camps and ESF Dream Camp Foundation), Heather A. Steinmiller (Connor Strong Companies) and Nancy Anne Walker (Walker Law Offices, P.C.). To purchase tickets or sponsorship, visit www.advokid.org. For more information, please contact Cate Galbally at firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-546-9216
On April 11, Scenic Philadelphia is hosting a get together for friends and supporters from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the American Sardine Bar in South Philadelphia at 18th and Federal Street, a convenient walk from center city and a 4 block walk from the Broad Street Line (Ellsworth stop). A $20.00 donation includes light fare & beer generously donated by American Sardine Bar and Kenzinger. There will also be door prizes and drink specials for the Scenic supporters! We have a lot of information to share about our recent activities. For tickets contact Jim Mullen at email@example.com or call 215-731-1775.
On April 11, The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) will hold its Annual April Benefit event from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. The event will be held at the Sofitel, and will feature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres along with a silent and live auction. All proceeds received that evening will support HAP’s mission to provide free civil legal services to Philadelphia’s homeless and shelter population. The event draws more than 250 people including business and legal professionals who work in and around greater Philadelphia. Since 1990, HAP has provided $45 million in legal assistance to more than 32,000 clients. Tickets cost $100 each. For ticket sales please contact Andee Bloch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-523-9598.
On April 13, Face to Face will hold its 2013 Annual Auction, "Celebrating the Hospitality of Face to Face", at Ancillae Assumpta Academy, 2025 Church Road, in Wyncote. This event will begin at 6:30 p.m., and will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and an auction. All the proceeds will support the programs provided by Face to Face, which benefit the residents of the Germantown community. Tickets cost $40 in advance and $45 at the door. To learn more about attending, sponsoring or donating to this event contact Susan O'Hagan Marley, Director of Development at Face to Face at (215)849-0179 or email@example.com.
On Wednesday, April 17, SeniorLAW Center will hold its 35th Anniversary Gala at the historic Ballroom at the Ben, 834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. This event will honor SeniorLAW Center’s 2013 Partner of the Year, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and honor the inaugural inductees into the SeniorLAW Center Hall of Fame, including founders and leaders Kenneth Shear, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Bar Association; Richard N. Weiner, Esq., founding Board Chair; Stephen A. Feldman, Esq., of Feldman and Feldman; Paul Carlin, now Executive Director of the Maryland State Bar Association, Marlene Kline, Esq., and Shari J. Odenheimer, Esq., of Blank Rome LLP. The event will feature a cocktail hour and silent auction from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., followed by dinner and honors from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Music will be provided by the Girard Academic Music Program Jazz Ensemble. To reserve tickets or for more information visit www.seniorlawcenter.org or call 215-701-3208.
April 23, HIAS Pennsylvania will hold its Annual Golden Door Awards Celebration, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Westin Hotel. This year’s event is themed “For the Children,” the answer given by most immigrants when asked why they came to the United States.
On Tuesday, April 23, HIAS Pennsylvania will hold its Annual Golden Door Awards Celebration, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Westin Hotel. This year’s event is themed “For the Children,” the answer given by most immigrants when asked why they came to the United States. At this event, HIAS will honor Albert Boscov and Lenin Agudo, District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund, Resa Rudney, and the Dr. Zam Lam Thang Family. Musical guests Art Myron, the High School of Creative and Performing Arts Jazz Quintet and the Refugee Youth Violin Ensemble will be featured at the event. Individual tickets are $150/person and can be purchased online at www.hiaspa.org/events/golden-door-2013. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Marisa Falcon, Development and Communications Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-832-0940.
Sunday, April 28, Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Pro Bono Office and Physicians for Social Responsibility are holding, Legs Against Arms Race and Celebration of PEACE Event, at St. Joseph's University. The Race begins at 9 am. An educational program with youth court demonstration and town meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact David Trevaskis at David.Trevaskis@pabar.org.
On Wednesday, May 8, the Arts & Business Council will hold its 2013 Awards Celebration from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., at Vie, 600 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Among those being honored are Keith Joseph of Ballard Spahr and Maura McKenna of Lexus Nexus, 2013 PVLA Volunteers of the Year; Melissa Blanton of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, 2013 Business on Board Volunteer of the Year; and artist Claes Oldenburg, 2013 Anne d'Harnoncourt Award Winner for Artistic Excellence. Tickets and event details are available at www.artsandbusinessphila.org/awards2013.
On Wednesday, May 8, the Pennsylvania Innocence Project's 4th Anniversary Celebration will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, in Philadelphia. The theme of this year's event is Voices of Innocents and will include a reception, dinner and entertainment by the Philadelphia Girls Choir and exoneree William Michael Dillon. This event will also feature the presentation of the 2013 Hero of Justice Award to Denise Foderaro Quattrone and the 2012 Maureen Rowley Award to Charlotte Whitmore. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.innocenceprojectpa.org.
On Thursday, May 9, the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will present an "Evening of Comedy That Cares" on Thursday, May 9 at Helium Comedy Club with comedian Myq Kaplan, a 2010 "Last Comic Standing" finalist. The event includes open bar and a buffet dinner. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. Helium Comedy Club is located at 2031 Sansom St. The early bird deadline to purchase tickets is Thursday, April 25. The last day to purchase tickets is Tuesday, May 7. The event will benefit the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. To purchase tickets visit the registration page.
May 9, PA Innocence Project Annual Event
On Friday, May 10, the Women's Law Project (WLP) will present the 3rd Annual Myra Bradwell Award and Reception at Independence Visitors' Center, 1 North Mall West, 6th & Market Streets, Philadelphia. The 2013 Myra Bradwell Award Recipient is Maria Bello, actor and international women's rights activist and former telephone counselor for WLP. The event will begin with a VIP Reception with Maria Bello at 4:30 p.m., followed by the Award Presentation and Reception at 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $250 for the VIP Reception with Maria Bello and reserved seating for the Award Presentation and Reception, or $100 for the Award Presentation and Reception. Current members of the Myra Bradwell Society are guests of WLP. To purchase tickets visit www.womenslawproject.org.
May 9-11 Equal Justice Conference, St. Louis, MO
May 14, PBA Pro Bono Program
On May 16, Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) is commemorating its 40th Anniversary with a Celebration from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., at the Independence Visitor Center, 6th and Market Streets in Philadelphia. The purpose of the event is to thank and recognize everyone who has helped RHLS serve individuals in need. To register to attend this event or to make a donation in honor of RHLS visit http://rhls40.eventbrite.com. Information may also be found at RHLS's website www.rhls.org.
On Sunday, May 19, the Philadelphia Bar Association will hold its 34th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Martin Luther King Drive to benefit the Support Center for Child Advocates. Registration opens at 7:15 a.m.; race start time at 8:30 a.m. For information and registration, please visit http://phillybarcharityrun.com or contact Cate Galbally at (267) 546-9216 or email@example.com.
On June 5, Community Legal Services will hold its 24th annual Breakfast of Champions, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., at Top of the Tower, 3 Logan Square, 1717 Arch Street. The event, which is generously sponsored by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, celebrates the commitment of individuals, law firms, and foundations to the cause of equal access to justice for all.
At this year's Breakfast of Champions, CLS will honor Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP with the Hall of Fame Award. CLS will also recognize Raynes McCarty and Dechert LLP's Joseph A. Tate, Esq. with Champion of Justice Awards, and present Equal Justice Awards to Cynthia Harmon and Gail Thompkins of CLS, and to Mark S. Schwartz, Esq. of Regional Housing Legal Services.
The Honorable Mark I. Bernstein, Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District, will give the morning's keynote address.
To register for this free event, or for more information, please visit http://clsbreakfast2013-es2005.eventbrite.com/?rank=3#
June 13, Juvenile Law Center Spring Celebration in Philadelphia, 6 00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Arts Ballroom, Philadelphia. More details coming soon!
On Monday, June 24, the Philadelphia Bar Foundation will hold its 25th Annual Philadelphia Bar Foundation Golf & Tennis Classic, at Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa. Join your friends and colleagues at the golf and tennis event for Philadelphia's legal community and help support legal services for those in need. All registrations include the cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, surf and turf dinner and silent auction. For more information call 215-238-6337.
On Tuesday, June 25, Friends of Farmworkers will celebrate, honor and thank FOF General Counsel Arthur Read and outgoing Board members Dan Sipe, Kathleen D. Wilkinson, Kenneth I. Trujillo and Louis S. Rulli for their outstanding service to the organization. The event features an oevening of cocktails and antojitos mexicanos, and will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Tequilas, 1602 Locust St. For more information, call 215-733-0878.
On Wednesday, June 26, SeniorLAW Center and the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will co-host the inaugural Battle of the Young Lawyers bowling party and fundraiser from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at North Bowl, 909 N. 2nd St. SeniorLAW Center and the YLD are asking firms and corporate counsel departments to sponsor a bowling team of their young lawyers. Sponsorships are $500 for a team of four bowlers and $1,000 for up to eight attendees and bowlers. The Battle of the Young Lawyers bowling fundraiser is open to anyone; we are especially seeking associates and summer associates to participate. Both bowlers and non-bowlers are encouraged to attend; fun is guaranteed for all. Enter your firm or group of young lawyers today: creative team names encouraged! The event will feature a light-hearted competition among the firms, trophies for best and worst bowling teams(as well as best dressed, most creative team name, and other surprise awards), as well as food, drink, pool, arcade games and celebration. All proceeds benefit SeniorLAW Center, a nonprofit public interest law organization which protects the rights of Pennsylvania's senior citizens, including victims of elder abuse, elder homeowners and tenants facing homelessness, and grandparents raising grandchildren, through free legal representation, education and advocacy. For more information or to arrange for your team to participate, please call Larry Felzer at (215) 701-3203 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thursday, June 27, JLC 3rd Annual Quizzo Night from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., at Fergie's Pub, 1214 Samson St. This event will feature two games running at the same time - one upstairs, one downstairs. The winning team in each game will receive a $50 Fergie's gift certificate and will enter a lightning round to determine the champion team. Register online at www.jlc.org.
Friday, July 19, the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania will present its 14th annual Summer Movie party. Each summer, colleagues, friends and supporters of the AIDS Law Project enjoy a movie night courtesy of the Secret Cinema. This year's party starts at 6:00 p.m., at the William Way Center, 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.aidslawpa.org or call 215-587-9377.
On Thursday, July 25, the Public Interest Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association will host the annual Public Interest Reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Duane Morris LLP, 30 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196. This annual reception celebrates the accomplishments of law students working in public service and offers them an opportunity to connect with practicing attorneys. Please RSVP at http://publicinterestlaw.eventbrite.com by Monday, July 15, 2013. For more information please contact Liz Dunn at email@example.com.
On Sunday, September 15, the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania will present a Fabulous Party Bus Trip to the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Tickets are $175 per person and include admission to the Miss America pageant, round trip transportation from Philadelphia to Atlantic City and food and drinks on the bus. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.aidslawpa.org or call 215-587-9377.
On Wednesday, September 18, HIAS Pennsylvania will hold its Annual Meeting, Pursuing Justice, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., at the Jewish Community Services Building, 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Join us as we reflect on the past year's achievements and recognize outstanding volunteers, advocates and new Americans who have helped us along the way. We also install new officers to our Board as the launch for our 2014 fiscal year. Tickets cost $35 each ($25 nonprofit employee rate). Dietary restrictions will be observed. For more information or to purchase tickets visit http://hiaspa.org/events/hias-pennsylvanias-2013-annual-meeting. RSVP requested by September 10.
On Wednesday, September 18, the Education Law Center will hold its Annual Event at 5:30 p.m., at the Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia. Morris Dees, renowned civil rights attorney and founder and Chief Trial Attorney at the Southern Poverty Law Center, will be the featured speaker. Tickets may be purchased online at www.elc-pa.org.
On September 26, Nationalities Service Center will present its Global Tastes Annual Event, a celebration of Philadelphia's diverse communities through food! The event will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Horticultural Center, Fairmount Park, North Horticultural Drive, Philadelphia. At the event, Romulo L. Diaz, Jr., Vice President and General Counsel of PECO will be honored. Tickets are available at www.regonline.com/globaltastes2013. More information is also available at www.nscphila.org/globaltastes.
On Friday, September 27, 2013, the Legal Clinic for the Disabled will hold its annual Fall Celebration and Silent Auction at the Westin Philadelphia to support LCD's efforts at providing free legal services to low-income individuals with disabilities and who are deaf and hard of hearing. LCD's services enable their clients to live safe, healthy, and independent lives in their community. Come for a night of fun, great auction items, food, drinks and music by 61 North! For more information or to make a donation, please contact Linda Peyton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Monday, September 30, Support Center for Child Advocates will hold its 18th Annual Child Advocates Golf Classic at Huntingdon Valley Country Club, 2295 Country Club Drive, Huntingdon Valley, PA. All proceeds from this event will support Child Advocates Project for Medically Needy Children. The Project teams staff social workers with specially trained volunteer lawyers to secure necessary medical treatment, special education, rehabilitation services and whenever possible permanent nurturing homes for cases involving children with serious and/or chronic medical needs. For more information contact Cate Galbally at email@example.com or 267-546-9216. To register online, visit http://advokid.givezooks.com/events/8th-annual-child-advocates-golf-classic.
On Thursday, October 3, the Mary Philbrook Public Interest Awards Reception will be held from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, at Rutgers School of Law-Camden Campus Center. The 2013 Mary Philbrook honoree is retired NJ Supreme Court Associate Justice Virginia Long, now of Fox Rothschild. Former Assistant Dean Eve Biskind Klothen will also be honored for her lifetime commitment to public service. Proceeds of the event support public interest lawyering at Rutgers, through the Pro Bono Program, clinics and summer stipends. To buy tickets and place ads in the Philbrook program, or for more information on the event, go to http://camlaw.rutgers.edu/mary-philbrook-awards.
On October 7 - 9, Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Rutgers University School of Law-Camden are offering a Trial Advocacy Training Program for Philadelphia-area public interest civil and criminal attorneys working at public interest organizations funded by the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. The 3-day training program (October 7 – 9) will take place at Rutgers and will be provided free of charge to qualifying attorneys. Costs of the program will be covered by the Bar Foundation’s R. Nicholas Gimbel Fund. A copy of the application form for eligible/interested employees is attached and also available at http://www.philabarfoundation.org. Applications are due by close of business on Friday August 23, 2013.
On Thursday, October 10, ACLU of Pennsylvania will hold its 2013 Annual Bill of Rights Dinner from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. (Sponsor Reception at 5:30 p.m.), at the National Museum of American Jewish History, 5th and Market Streets, Philadelphia. A reception and silent auction will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by the dinner. The featured speaker will be James Esseks, Director of the ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project, and attorney for Edie Windsor, the woman who successfully challenged the Defense of Marriage Act in the Supreme Court of the Unites States. Michael Coard, WURD 900AM radio host, attorney and community activist, will serve as the master of ceremonies. At the event, the Civil Liberty Pioneer Award will be presented to Paul Messing and Civil Libertarian Awards will be presented to Issak Wolfe and the Voter ID Clients. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (215) 592-1513, ext. 124.
On October 13, Community Legal Services will hold its 4th Annual Justice for All 5K race/walk at 8:30 a.m., at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic. In addition to individual, legal, and open team competitions, the Justice For All 5K features a Law School Challenge in which teams from area law schools compete against one another. Advance online registration closes at noon on Wednesday, October 9. Day-of registration will be available starting at 7:15a.m. on race day, October 13. For information about registration fees or to register online, visit http://www.clsphila.org/justiceforall5k. Contact Caitlin Brown at email@example.com for more information.
On Wednesday, October 16, Good Shepherd Mediation Program will hold its 7th Annual Shepherds of Peace Dinner and Award Ceremony at 6:00 p.m., at the Union League in Philadelphia. Honorees are: Sharon Browning, Esq., JUST Listening; and Joel Austin, founder and CEO of Daddy UniverseCity. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor or purchase an ad to honor one of the awardees in the program/ad booklet, visit http://www.phillymediators.org.
On Thursday, October 17, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia will hold its Annual Social Justice Gala: The Power of Partnerships, celebrating the work of pro bono partnerships and honor partners who have contributed outstanding service to Law Center clients. The event will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia, 215 S 16th Street, Philadelphia, and will feature the presentation of the Thaddeus Stevens Partnership Award to DLA Piper, and the Thaddeus Stevens Champion Award to Thomas B. Schmidt III, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP. Tickets cost $125 ($85 Student Discount for tickets). For sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets online, visit http://www.pilcop.org/2013-social-justice-gala/.
On Thursday, November 7, the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania will present The Silver Ball: 25 Years of Justice, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Power Plant Productions in Old City, 230 N. 2nd Street, in Philadelphia. The event will feature an evening of camaraderie, entertainment, great food and drinks. Tickets cost $100. For more information about sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, please visit www.aidslawpa.org or call 215-587-9377.
On Wednesday, November 13, the SeniorLAW Center will hold "Wines of the Mediterranean Wine Tasting Party" from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., at Blank Rome LLP, Marvin Comisky Conference Center, One Logan Square (18th and Cherry Streets), Philadelphia. The Wine School of Philadelphia will lead a tasting of fine premium Mediterranean wines. Tickets are $55 each or two for $99. The event benefits SeniorLAW Center and the thousands of elders assisted each year! For tickets visit www.SeniorLAWcenter.org or call 215-701-3203
November 16, the 35th Andrew Hamilton Benefit will be held at WHYY. This signature fundraiser of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation raises funds for the 2013 grants program. Join us for an exciting evening of cocktails, dinner and the best dance party in town! The Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award will be presented to Judi Bernstein-Baker, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania, the Pro Bono Award will be presented to TE Connectivity, Ltd. Sheila and Ed Chacker will be honored as Pillars of Justice for their dedicated philanthropy in legal services. Tickets available at: www.PhilaBarFoudnation.org
November 18, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts' 25th Anniversary Event featuring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and honoring former Judges Arlin Adams, Phyllis Beck, and Edmund B. Spaeth, Jr. Event will be at the Crystal Tea Room from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will feature a cocktail party and heavy hors d'oeuvres reception followed by a program. For more information about the event, please contact PMC's Lynn Marks or Suzanne Almeida at 215/569-1150 or email@example.com. For information about PMC, please visit us at www.pmconline.org To register online, please visit http://pmconline.givezooks.com/events/pmc-25th-anniversary-celebration.
On November 28 the 21st annual Face to Face Turkey Trot will be held Thanksgiving morning in Fairmont Park in Chestnut Hill. Registration for the 5 mile run and 1 mile fun run/walk begins at 7am. The run features a 5 mile USATF Certified course, chip timing and Dri Fit shirt for all registrants. All proceeds benefit Face to Face which is a human services organization that provides free meals, nurse-managed healthcare, legal and social services, computer training and children's after school and summer programming to the impoverished Germantown community. Visit our website at www.facetofacegermantown.org for more information or register on-line at www.lin-mark.com; use our JOIN ME feature to maximize the impact of your run.
December 3 Philadelphia Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and Election
On Friday, December 6, the Women's Law Project will hold its 40th Anniversary Party from 5:45 to 8:00 p.m., at Marketplace Design Center, 2400 Market St., Philadelphia. This event will feature a silent auction, wine and beer open bar, food and entertainment. For sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets online, please visit www.womenslawproject.org.
December 11, Annual Public Interest Law Day CLE Program and the Public Interest Section’s Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception. Further details will be provided.
Tuesday, March 4, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., The Justice in Action luncheon will take place at the Loews Hotel Philadelphia. This event will celebrate 5 years of LGBT legal services at Mazzoni Center. The keynote speaker is EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum. More information will be forthcoming.
Thursday April 3, Homeless Advocacy Project's 2014 benefit event
May 13 PBA Pro Bono Conference (tentative date)