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History meeting to be held Wednesday night

The Northeast Philadelphia History Network will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at Pennepack Baptist Church, 8732 Krewstown Road. Fred Moore will speak on Stone Arch Bridges of Northeast Philadelphia. ••

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Free concert Friday at KleinLife

Singer Irina Fogelson will perform live in concert in the theater at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Friday, Jan. 10, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

Fogelson will be entertaining with a medley of songs in Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian, gypsy and English. She will be accompanied by Arthur Paley. Call 215-698-7300, Ext. 185. ••

Job search help at NE Regional Library

Get help with your resume, job search, application and interviewing with CareerLink at Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave., on Fridays in January.

Sessions are at 1 p.m. on Jan. 10 and 24 and 10 a.m. on Jan. 17 and 31. There is no cost or registration required. ••

Archbishop Ryan lacrosse hosting Quizzo

The Archbishop Ryan lacrosse team will sponsor a Quizzo Night on Friday, Feb. 21, in the south cafeteria, 11201 Academy Road.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Quizzo begins at 7:30.

Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tables of eight or more can be reserved.

The evening will include BYOB/snacks, 50/50, raffle baskets, extra cash round, cash prize and mulligans.

For tickets, call Marie at 215-612-0524 or email ArchRyanLax@gmail.com. ••

St. William anniversary Mass

St. William Catholic Church will host its 100th anniversary Mass on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 11:30 a.m. in the upper church, 6200 Rising Sun Ave.

Archbishop Charles Chaput will celebrate the Mass.

The Mass will be transmitted to the lower church at the same time for those with mobility issues and the overflow of participants.

Bagels, danish, juice, coffee and other refreshments will follow in Monsignor James E. Mortimer Memorial Hall.

For information, call 215-745-1389. ••

Performance on lady justices

Trish Chambers will portray Women Justices of the Supreme Court for members and guests of KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Her performance will focus a spotlight on Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

Cost of admission is $5 per person. For additional information, contact Shelley Geltzer at 215-698-7300, Ext. 129 or sgeltzer@kleinlife.org. ••

Holy Redeemer opens NE center

Holy Redeemer Health System has opened Redeemer Healthcare Northeast, an outpatient center at 7390 Bustleton Ave. The 11,000 square-foot facility offers OB/GYN, X-ray, ultrasound, bone density, mammogram and urgent care services. ••

Designer bag bingo at BVM

Maternity BVM, 9220 Old Bustleton Ave., will be hosting its annual designer bag bingo on Jan. 18, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Tickets cost $35. Tables of eight or more can be reserved.

Call Chrissy at 215-913-7324. ••

Open house on Jan. 26 at BVM

Maternity BVM Elementary School, 9322 Old Bustleton Ave., will host an open house on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

The school invites families who are interested in having their children attend BVM.

The open house will include tours, a scholastic book fair, a student art show, registration information and a chance to meet the teachers.

Call 215-908-3329 or visit maternitybvm.net. ••

Comedy show on Feb. 1

A comedy show will take place on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Trifecta Sporting Club, 4668 Bristol Road, in Trevose.

The show will feature Joe Bublewicz and the comedy magic of Jim Daly and Sophia Dicapula.

The cost is $20 and includes coffee, tea, chips and pretzels. There will be a cash bar and light snacks available.

Call Cheryl Campbell at 215-458-8073 or 267-549-7602 or email angelchristmasgala@gmail.com. ••

Limb salvage program set

Nazareth Hospital has established its Limb Salvage Program, which is designed to identify and assist at-risk patients sooner, decreasing the likelihood of amputations that may have otherwise been deemed necessary. The program’s goal is to save limbs through restoration of functionality, as the loss of a limb can have a profound effect on a patient’s quality of life.

The Limb Salvage Program at Nazareth brings together specialists who coordinate efforts to ensure patients are screened appropriately and receive the procedures they need more quickly.

For more information about limb salvage or to make an appointment with the vascular team at Nazareth, call 484-370-8140. ••

KleinLife is going on the road

Travel with KleinLife will go on a four-day, three-night trip to Newport, Rhode Island from June 8-11, 2020. Highlights of the trip are a tour of the Scenic Ten Mile Drive, a visit to the Touro Synagogue, America’s oldest, a visit to Olde Mistick Village and a harbor cruise.

The excursion features three overnight stays at the Foxwoods Casino-Great Cedar Hotel, which includes a $30 slot play, three full breakfast buffets, two dinner buffets or a food credit and one dinner in a Newport restaurant as well as roundtrip motorcoach transportation.

Cost for the trip is $750 double occupancy, with a $190 supplement for single occupancy.

For additional details and reservations and a free Travel with KleinLife brochure, contact Andrea Kimelheim at 215-698-7300, Ext. 176 or akimelheim@kleinlife.com. ••

Nazareth gets high grade

The Transitional Care Unit at Nazareth Hospital was ranked as a high-performing nursing home in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report in its recently revealed rankings.

The TCU at Nazareth Hospital received an overall rating of 5 out of 5. The 28-bed TCU facility provides care that helps patients prepare to make the transition from an acute/inpatient hospital stay to home.

Just under 3,000 nursing homes in the country earned the designation, which evaluates a nursing home’s quality of post-acute care for patients recovering from a hospital stay, such as after a stroke, heart attack, infection or accidental injury, and patients receiving post-operative care.

To learn more about the TCU at Nazareth, visit trinityhealthma.org/services/rehab-therapy/tcu/ or call 215-335-6368. ••

MaST holding casino fundraiser

MaST schools will hold a casino night fundraiser on Jan. 24, from 7 to 11 p.m., at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

Tickets cost $65 and include dinner, drinks, music, entertainment, casino games and free play money.

To be a sponsor, email info@mastccs.org.

To buy tickets, go to mastccs.org/casinonight. ••

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