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  • This is the home page of Women For Greater Philadelphia
    Tours of Historic Laurel Hill Mansion THE MISSION Women for Greater Philadelphia Inc is a non profit 501 c 3 corporation of volunteers The goals of the corporation are to promote and enhance the historical philosophical educational and cultural value of Greater Philadelphia and to maintain and preserve Laurel Hill Mansion Women for Greater Philadelphia Members Page Become a member of Woman for Greater Philadelphia Your donation will help the

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  • About Women For Greater Philadelphia
    as a non profit service organization Its purpose at that time was to cooperate with the city in celebrating the nation s 200th anniversary in 1976 The first project was the renovation and restoration of the handsome but neglected Laurel Hill Mansion under an agreement with the Fairmount Park commission The mansion which dates to 1767 has been welcoming the public ever since its opening in 1976 At the close

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  • Membership form to join Women For Greater Philadelphia
    OUR SPECIAL EVENTS WHEN LAUREL HILL MANSION IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR TOURS COMMUNITY EVENTS HOLIDAY TOURS AND SUMMER CONCERTS BY CANDLELIGHT LIKE TO BAKE VOLUNTEER YOUR BAKING SKILLS WITH DONATED BAKED GOODS FOR OUR EVENTS LIKE TO GARDEN VOLUNTEER TO HELP US MAINTAIN OUR BEAUTIFUL GARDENS LIKE TO DECORATE VOLUNTEER TO HELP DECORATE THE HOUSE FOR HOLIDAY TOURS ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH OUR SCHOOL TOURS IN KEEPING HISTORY ALIVE FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN FINALLY AND MOST IMPORTANTLY THE GOVERNING BODY FOR WOMEN FOR GREATER PHILADELPHIA IS MADE UP OF ALL VOLUNTEER MEMBERS JOIN US AND BE A PART OF HISTORY IN FAIRMOUNT PARK WE WILL APPRECIATE RECEIVING YOUR MEMBERSHIP DUES AND OR WILLINGESS TO VOLUNTEER WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN IN THE ACTIVITIES AT LAUREL HILL MANSION SINCERELY KAREN PHINNEY PRESIDENT NEW MEMBERS OR VOLUNTEERS PLEASE FILL OUT THE BOTTOM PORTION FOR MEMBERSHIP OR VOLUNTEER OPORTUNITIES WITH YOUR NAME COMPLETE ADDRESSS PHONE OR EMAIL ADDRESS SO WE MAY CONTACT YOU AND GIVE YOU MORE INFORMATION TO BECOME A MEMBER AND OR VOLUNTEER PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY AND RETURN THE BOTTOM PORTION OF LETTER IN THE RETURN ENVELOPE MEMEBERSHIP PLEASE MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO Women for Greater

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  • Events sponsored by Women For Greater Philadelphia
    The Wister Quartet string quartet August 7 La Fiocco renaissance instruments August 21 Allen Krantz classical guitar All concerts begin at 6 30 PM at Laurel Hill Mansion in East Fairmount Park and are followed by a reception with light refreshments Concert Tickets Sponsorship Lance Wiseman 25 00 USD Federal Winds 25 00 USD The Wister Quartet 25 00 USD La Fiocco 25 00 USD Allen Krantz 25 00 USD

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  • Contact Women For Greater Philadelphia
    For Greater Philadelphia 510 Walnut Street 16th Floor Philadelphia PA 19106 215 235 1776 For general information e mail info womenforgreaterphiladelphia org For membership information e mail membership womenforgreaterphiladelphia org Laurel Hill Mansion Membership Newsletter Events Concerts Contact Links Stewards

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  • Women For Greater Philadelphia member opportunity page
    Page Meet and Greet volunteers for the Concerts by Candlelight and people to contribute food for the receptions are needed Concert dates are June 26 Lance Wiseman forte piano July 10 Federal Winds woodwinds and brass ensemble July 24 The Wister Quartet string quartet August 7 La Fiocco renaissance instruments August 21 Allen Krantz classical guitar Please contact Barb Frankl at bfrankl433 comcast net if you would like to volunteer

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  • Women For Greater Philadelphia newsletter
    For more information visit the website www laurelhillmansion org or email info laurelhillmansion org Hope to see you at some of our events Sincerely Karen F Phinney President Women for Greater Philadelphia Stewards of Laurel Hill Mansion East Fairmount Park 2015 SUMMER NEWSLETTER SUMMER 2015 NEWSLETTER Our Concerts by Candlelight 40th Anniversary Season is underway June 28th 2015 Principally Harps performed to a sold out audience This was their first performance at Laurel Hill Also this was our first sell out of the first concert in many years Tickets are still available for the remaining concerts July 12 Dolce Suono Ensemble July 26 the Wister Quartet August 9 La Fiocco and August 23 Allen Krantz Check the website for more information Our wonderful dedicated volunteers greet the guest hand out programs and set and supply the light refreshments at the end of the concert The performers will mingle and converse with the guests during the reception on our back porch This past fall Fairmount Park started a lecture series in the Historic Mansions On Sunday July 19th at 2pm Laurel Hill Mansion will host Edward Pettit his lecture will be George and Edgar the story of George Lippard and Edgar Allen Poe working in Philadelphia Then on Sunday August 16th at 2pm Jack McCarthy will present Music of Antebellum Philadelphia a lecture on music in Philadelphia from 1820 to 1860 This was a special request from Women for Greater Philadelphia we wanted to hear what would have been played in our very own Octagonal Music Room For more details see our website Since 2011 Women for Greater Philadelphia has hosted a Symposium on the Constitution partnership with the 7th and 8th grade students from Holy Cross School in Mt Airy and the Rawle Henderson law firm which was founded as the Rawle Law Office in 1783 by William Rawle portrait hangs in the Octagonal Room This spring the event was held at Holy Cross I was able to attend and witness lawyer Scott Griffiths from Rawle Henderson engage the students from Holy Cross on the Amendments of the Constitution I was thrilled to be back at my grade school alma mater I found the program very fascinating At the end of the program Rawle and Henderson donated to each student a copy of The United States Constitution what it says what it means a hip pocket guide Huge thanks to Bette Young for her tireless dedication to the program The mansion was a flurry of activities this springtime We started our season off with a Women s History Month event and our theme was Women of Nonprofit Our spring tea had a visit by Rebecca Rawle Shoemaker our very own Barbara Frankl Jason Lovelace played the 1808 Broadwood Fortepiano The Love Your Park event had a small group of volunteers helping to fight the battle of the weeds and ivy A new program from the Park Rooms in Bloom in May had floral designs and paintings in all of the

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  • Concerts presented by Women For Greater Philadelphia
    00 USD Allen Krantz 25 00 USD ENTIRE SERIES 100 00 USD SPONSOR 150 00 USD PATRON 300 00 USD Print form to purchase concert tickets or make a donation to the music program by check or money order Tickets will be held at the door Past Concerts Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble Crisol April 23rd 2016 Summer 2015 concert season Sunday June 28th Principally Harps featuring Mindy Cutcher and

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