Author: On the Scene Magazine

And Still We Rise…. Building Bridges to The Next Generation: Urban Affairs Coalition Hosts 48th Anniversary Breakfast

The Urban Affairs Coalition hosted its 48th Anniversary Breakfast at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Annually the breakfast brings together community leaders and organizations that strive to improve Philadelphia every day. This year over 800 guests, all decision makers in business, government, education and grassroots communities showed their support at “Philadelphia’s Premier Networking Event,” as they celebrated and honored leaders in the community who help inspire through their dedication and accomplishments. This year’s honorees include Kenneth Frazier Chairman, CEO and President of Merck & Co., recipient of the “Doer” Award, William Ewing, Esq. Esteemed Attorney and Activist, recipient of the...

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Dionne Warwick Awarded 2017 Marian Anderson Award

The Marian Anderson Award honors critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way either through their work or their support for an important cause. This year, the recipient of the 2017Marian Anderson Award is New Jersey’s own, singer Dionne Warwick. Ms. Warwick joins the list of past honorees including Sidney Poitier, Maya Angelou and Elizabeth Taylor. Mayor Kenney is quoted as saying that Dionne Warwick is a perfect example of an artist whose incredible talent and extensive accomplishments closely align with the achievements of Marian Anderson...

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Women In Real Estate Summit (WIRE Summit)

Building generational wealth is critical to the establishment and maintenance of a legacy. For many years, real estate has been one of the most commonly used platforms to establish generational financial success. Better Than Success Media Company produced an intensive one-day real estate summit dedicated to giving investors and investor hopefuls the skills necessary to attain their real estate investing goals and build wealth through real estate. In seven hours, attendees were presented with powerful and resourceful information from 12 leading women in the real estate industry, relating to every stage of the real investment process. Each speaker has...

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Philly Fights Cancer: Round 3

Philly Fights Cancer is a charitable event that supports clinical trials and translational research at the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) of the University of Pennsylvania. The first two star-studded, sold-out galas raised $3.5 and $5.5 million respectively. Round 3 took place on Saturday, October 28th at Philadelphia’s iconic Navy Yard. This year’s Mistress of Ceremonies was the legendary “EGOT” (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) winner Whoopi Goldberg. The evening featured Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe winner, headliner John Legend and a performance from America’s Got Talent star and cancer survivor, Caly Bevier. The night didn’t end there. The Philly...

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