League looking for bowlers
Resurrection Bowling League is looking for male and female bowlers, individuals and teams.
The league bowls on Tuesday nights at 8:15 at Thunderbird Lanes, 3075 Holme Ave.
League play begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
Bowlers do not need to be a member of Resurrection parish.
Anyone interested in bowling can call Kathy Pearce at 215-802-6912. ••
CTK holding golf outing
Christ the King School will hold a golf outing and luncheon on Monday, Oct. 12, at Bensalem Township Country Club, located at 2000 Brown Ave., Bensalem.
The cost is $100 per golfer, and the price includes golf fees, cart and luncheon. Registration deadline is Sept. 15.
Sponsorship opportunities are available to help support the event. The deadline for sponsorships is Sept. 1.
For information regarding sponsorships or to participate as a golfer, contact Terri Cristofaro at CTKPhila@gmail.com or 215-281-2810. ••
KleinLife offering school enrichment
KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., announced that a new KidSpace school-enrichment program is open to children from kindergarten to eighth grade and will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
The program will operate weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will offer before and aftercare along with daytime virtual learning assistance to accommodate parents who have to work. The program also will be serving breakfast, lunch and a PM snack.
In addition, KidSpace will offer homework help, swimming, art, dance, baking, Zumba, board games and sports leagues. Children will be grouped in pods of 15 and will follow CDC guidelines. Face shields and workspace partitions will be provided by KleinLife.
Counselors and staff will be cleaning and disinfecting the building throughout the day.
In addition to private pay, the KidSpace program accepts Early Learning Resource Center subsidies. It is licensed by the state Department of Public Welfare.
For additional information and rates, call director Colleen Lane at 215-698-7300, Ext. 112. ••
Ryan grad earns scholarship
AmeriHealth Caritas, which deals in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions, announced eight recipients of its First Eight Scholarship for Women, a merit- and need-based scholarship program.
The scholarship will provide $20,000 ($5,000 per year for four years) to each of the eight recipients to attend a four-year college or university in Pennsylvania.
One of the winners was Ashley Pfeffer, a recent graduate of Archbishop Ryan High School. Pfeffer earned a 4.06 GPA, having taken 16 honors classes, eight AP classes and four dual-enrollment classes.
She was the captain of her school’s varsity soccer team, played on the Philadelphia Soccer club team, and works as a soccer referee during her free time. She also ran track and field and played volleyball.
She has volunteered with Athletes Helping Athletes, an organization that aims to better the life of special-needs athletes; Caring for Friends (formerly Aids for Friends), an organization that alleviates hunger and loneliness of homebound individuals; and at St. Mary Medical Center and the Ryan summer camp.
She will be majoring in biology at Drexel. ••
Virtual Run for Peace will help fund for 9/11 victim
Penn Charter’s 15th annual Run for Peace will take place virtually from Saturday, Sept. 12, at 9 a.m. to Sunday, Sept. 13, at noon.
The event is in memory of Northwood native Peter K. Ortale and Kenny Caldwell, Penn Charter graduates who were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
The cost is $25.
Participants can choose their pace and distance. They are encouraged to post photos to the penncharteropc pages on Twitter and Instagram, using #PCrun4peace.
To register, go to penncharter.com/peace.
Ortale grew up on the 4900 block of Castor Ave. and attended St. Martin of Tours, Penn Charter and Duke University, where he graduated in 1987 and was a three-year All-American lacrosse player.
At the time of his death, at age 37, he was working for Euro Brokers on the 84th floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower in New York. He was among 61 employees and friends of Euro Brokers who died that day.
Donations to the Peter K. Ortale Scholarship Fund can be sent to William Penn Charter School, 3000 W. Schoolhouse Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144. The fund seeks to provide tuition assistance to an upper school student who, like Ortale, exhibits the qualities of the scholar-athlete and demonstrates a high level of motivation, self-reliance and leadership, both in the classroom and on the playing field. ••
Sept. 11 remembrance at St. James
St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Avenue and Pratt Street in Northwood, will host a remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday, Sept. 11, at 9 a.m.
The public is invited.
The event will feature music and appearances by civic leaders, clergy, veterans, police officers, firefighters and a color guard. ••
Kids Lives Matter at NAC
The Newtown Athletic Club has created Kids Lives Matter, programming and services for youth to support them in the areas of mental health, education, sociability, recreation, sports and more.
Kids Lives Matter is forming a group of volunteers to offer and organize resources to help kids and parents navigate needed services.
Anyone who wishes to support and/or volunteer can visit www.facebook.com/klmtoday.
For more information, email NAC’s Linda Mitchell at Linda@newtownathletic.com. ••
Apply at Domino’s
Domino’s franchise-owned locations are looking to hire about 700 people across 146 stores throughout greater Philadelphia. The positions include delivery drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers and managers.
Domino’s stores throughout the area have implemented several cleanliness and sanitization precautions based on advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which include wearing a mask at all times and increasing the sanitation of all frequently touched surfaces.
Those who are interested in applying for a position should visit jobs.dominos.com. ••
AHFCU fundraiser will benefit hospitals
The Kids-N-Hope Foundation, of American Heritage Federal Credit Union, will kick off its first Labor of Love Virtual Ride or Stride event.
Participants fundraise and take part in a seven-day virtual course of their choosing from Sept. 6-12. The foundation benefits child life services and pediatric music therapy programs in local area hospitals, including the music therapy program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Participants can sign up individually, create a team or join a team to begin fundraising. Event riders and striders can choose one of six pre-designed virtual courses from their website or they can choose their own course or distance.
For more information and to register, visit www.KNHLaborOfLove.org or call 215-969-2938. ••
Bike ride will benefit fight against autism
The AJF Ride 4 Autism, with a virtual participation option, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12.
There will be 12-mile and 50K options, with a limit of 250 riders, at Lower Makefield Township Park, 1100 Edgewood Road, in Yardley.
Registration and check-in for the 50K are at 8 a.m. The ride begins at 9 a.m.
Registration and check-in for the 12-mile family ride are at 9:15 a.m., with staggered starts beginning at 9:45.
The virtual ride can be done on any bike path from Sept. 7-13.
Call 215-598-8175 or visit www.ajfride4autism.org. ••
Jeanes hosting farm stand
Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus, 7600 Central Ave., hosts a farm stand every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October.
Items available include fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables, cage-free brown eggs, cheeses, apple butter, pumpkin butter and raw honey.
The stand is located next to Parking Lot C.
Call Rosemarie Schlegel at 215-728-2131. ••