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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.

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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.

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