Sunday, October 29, 2017

Chester Charter School for the Arts is kicking off varsity basketball

PAPREPLIVE Photo: Coach Donny Dodds, Read his story here

Chester Charter School for the Arts (Chester, PA) is kicking off its varsity basketball season with our First Annual Service Scrimmage vs. Strath Haven High School on Friday night December 1, 2017.  The Voice of Delaware County & Pennsylvania Sports Dave Burman will be Public Address Announcer.

This fundraising event's focus is to raise money for Hurricane Maria relief on the island of Puerto Rico. CCSA High School's community service club is hosting the event and are seeking from the community monetary donations which will go directly to the people who need the most help on the island.

Doors will open at 6:00pm and the game will begin at 6:45pm. If you would like to help CCSA’s efforts in supporting hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, a link to the GoFundMe campaign can be found below.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Widener students to host ‘Strut Your Mutt’ Dog Costume Contest

Chester, Pa. – With Halloween just days away, Widener University students are hosting a “Strut Your Mutt” dog costume contest on Oct. 27 to raise money for the Providence Animal Center and gain first-hand experience in event planning.
The dog costume contest is being organized by a group of students in Associate Professor Dr. Angie Corbo’s event planning and public relations course. The event, which is open to the Widener community, is an opportunity for the students to learn how to plan an awareness campaign and community outing that is both fun and raises money for a worthy cause.
Participants will pay a $5 entry fee that will go directly to the animal shelter in Media, Pennsylvania. In 2016, Providence Animal Center helped families adopt a record 3,765 cats and dogs.
Widener University President Dr. Julie E. Wollman and Provost Dale Scalise-Smith are expected to attend the event with their canines.
What: “Strut Your Mutt” Dog Costume Contest
When: Friday, Oct. 27; Contest at 4 p.m.
Who: Alumni, students, faculty and staff will attend the event.