2009 Parties
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On Friday, April 24, 2009, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education held its 26th annual Benefit for Children at the Ashe Center in East Falls. Guests enjoyed a day full of excitement, including a performance by the Bacon Brothers, live and silent auctions, a cocktail reception, and dinner. More than 750 people attended, including Governor Ed Rendell and Mayor Michael Nutter and $250,000 was raised for the organization. Photography by Bruce Rubin and Andre Flewellen.
 
On Friday, April 24, 2009, at the Please Touch Museum in Fairmount Park's Memorial Hall, Steppingstone Scholars held its annual Spring Salsa. Guests enjoyed dinner, cocktails, music, dancing. Steppingstone Scholars aims to assist urban school children in planning educational futures leading to college, and with more than 340 people attending the event, over $290,000 was raised to put toward the program. Photography by Daniel Burke.
 
On Monday, April 20, 2009, Temple University held a ribbon- cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate the opening of Alter Hall, home to the University's new 217,000-square-foot, state of the art Fox School of Business. The interior features a 177-foot elliptical stock ticker and smart classrooms. Alter Hall was made possible with a $15 million gift from Gisela and Dennis Alter, chairman and CEO of Advanta.
 
On Sunday, April 19, 2009, Brownstone PR presented the First Annual Dancing With the Philadelphia Stars. Participants danced the night away at the Crystal Tea Room in efforts to benefit the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley. Photography by Jessica Vermeer Hawkes.
 
On Saturday, April 18, 2009, the fifth annual Art After Dark party took place at the Perelman Building. Guests enjoyed performances, innovative art stations, and festive food. Shelly Brown, Pia Halloran, Patricia Isen, and Helene van Beuren were co-chairs. Photography by Jeff Fusco.
 
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