Mt. Vernon Manor VITA Site Opening January!

Mt. Vernon Manor CDC will be offering free tax prep services for the 2016 tax year! Trained and qualified staff are ready to assist you get your refund FAST with e-filing and direct deposit.

From January 23, 2017 to April 13, 2017, on Tuesday-Thursdays (4PM-7PM) and Fridays (7AM-10AM), drop in or schedule an appointment with us at the Mantua Haverford Community Center (631 N 39th Street) to file your taxes quickly and accurately. See flyer below for necessary documentation.

Mt. Vernon Manor VITA Tax Site Flyer

Nov 29 – Mt. Vernon Manor NAC Community Briefing

Calling all residents of Mantua, East Parkside, and Powelton Village! Mt. Vernon Manor CDC’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee invites you to our next quarterly meeting on Tuesday, November 29, 6PM-7:30PM, at Christ Community Baptist Church (1224 N. 41st Street).

The meeting will include a healthy home presentation, a DIY weatherization workshop, and energy assistance presentations from PECO and PGW to ensure your family stays safe and warm as the weather cools down! At the end of the evening, nominees for Mt. Vernon Manor’s first-ever Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee will introduce themselves and we’ll discuss the voting process.

Free refreshments and weatherization kits!

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Emergency Preparedness Training

The Office of Emergency Management, Mantua Civic Association, and Mt. Vernon Manor invite you and your neighbors to an important and fun training on community emergency preparedness. Build a FREE Go Bag with emergency supplies and work together with block leaders to develop a neighborhood plan in the case of a crisis! The training will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 9AM-12PM, in the Mantua Haverford Community Center (631 N 39th Street).

To register, please call Lorraine Gomez at 215-475-9492.

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Home Repair Workshops!

Habitat for Humanity will be providing a series of 4 Home Repair Workshops in October! For just $15, residents will receive training in carpentry, basic framing, dry wall installation, and hand/power tool use. Upon completion of all 4 classes, each participant will receive a basic set of tools. All workshops will take place in the Mantua Haverford Community Center (631 N. 39th Street) from 6PM-8:30PM. Dates are:

Tuesday, October 18
Thursday, October 20
Tuesday, October 25
Thursday, October 27

Spaces are limited, so please call Lisa Miller (215-921-4746) to register!

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Mantua Anti-Violence Rally on 39th Street!

STOP THE VIOLENCE! Join Mantua block leaders and residents, the Mantua Civic Association, PhillyRising Collaborative, Philadelphia CeaseFire, and the Philadelphia Police Department to rally against the violence affecting our communities!

WHEN: Thursday, September 29th, 6PM
WHERE: 39th Street between Mt. Vernon St. and Wallace St.

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Mantua Anti-Violence Rally!

STOP THE VIOLENCE! Join Mantua block leaders and residents, the Mantua Civic Association, PhillyRising Collaborative, Philadelphia CeaseFire, and the Philadelphia Police Department to rally against the violence affecting our communities!

WHEN: Thursday, August 18th, 6:30PM
WHERE: Corner of 38th and Aspen StreetsMantua Anti Violence Rally

 

Community Property Tax Clinics!

Please join Mt. Vernon Manor CDC/NAC, The Enterprise Center CDC/NAC, and the People’s Emergency Center CDC/NAC, for a series of Community Property Tax Clinics to find out how you can pay for property taxes owed on your home and apply for programs to help afford future payments!

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16th Police District Promise Zone Community Fun Day!

Please join your neighbors and community partners for the Community Fun Day on Friday, July 22nd, 5PM-8PM, at 39th and Olive Street Playground! There will be fun and games, local entertainment, resource tables, and delicious food. All activities are FREE!

If you have any questions about the event or are interested in providing a resource table, please contact Jenny Chen at jenny@mvmcdc.org or 215-475-9492.

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