footer 1

Tag Archives | 1117 E. Passyunk Ave.

What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Liberty Community Church now located near Washington Avenue

The Garces Foundation had been offering English classes to Spanish speakers looking to advance in the restaurant industry out of a location at 1117 E. Passyunk Ave. since 2013. Earlier this year, the Garces Foundation was among the organizations to move their operations to the multi-use space of the former Bok School.

liberty-community-church

Liberty Community Church has now moved into that Passyunk Avenue location, across from the soon-to-be-developed Crab Shack lot by Washington Avenue.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT:

What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Former Molly’s Books outlet now houses Garces-funded language program

The old Molly’s Books and Records Outlet, which we told you was closing last month, already has a new tenant, and it’s an intriguing one. A program to teach English to Spanish-speaking restaurant workers has opened at 1117 E Passyunk Ave.

garces language program2

Funded by the Garces Foundation – yes, restaurateur extraordinaire Jose Garces – the workshop focuses on serving the immigrant community of Philadelphia in the areas of English education, workplace skill building, and healthy living, said program director Mallory Fix. It’s called English for the Restaurant and Everyday Living.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT:

ADVERTISEMENT

Copyright 2013 Passyunk Post | WordPress customized by Auspicious Consulting
test