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Our Delaware Valley introduces you to the people and organizations making a difference in our community, from health and safety issues, to education, employment and even entertainment opportunities.

Our Delaware Valley looks for solutions and positive action to make our region a better place to call home.

December 9, 2018 The Salvation Army

  Major Willie Mae Lyle, Divisional Secretary for The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia, Susan Brotherton, Director of Social Services for Greater Philadelphia, and Phil Pagliaro Divisional Director, Marketing & Organizational Advancement The Salvation Army, Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division, discussed the Salvation Army’s holistic approach to providing for the needs of the whole individual –…

December 2, 2018 National Organization on Disability

Carol Glazer, President of the National Organization on Disability (NOD) spoke about employment opportunities - and barriers - facing the one in five Americans who have some type of protected disability.  The number - 57 million - includes any potential worker with any condition that affects his or her mental health, neurological or physical health,…

November 25, 2018 Veteran Employment

Charlie Forshee, Deputy Executive Director of the Veterans Multi-Service Center, Jerry Flanagan, founder and CEO JDog Junk Removal & Hauling, and Alex Archawski, founder of the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network, discussing vet employment, the myths and the facts. They discussed the obstacles vets face when entering the civilian job market, a lack of career objectives…

Our Delaware Valley: 11.11.18 MANNA

Sue Daugherty, RD, LDN, CEO of Manna, discussed the agency, providing food as medicine to people with life-threatening illness.  Started as a 'buddy' program that offered visitation and food for people with HIV or AIDS, it evolved as treatment allowed these patients to live an active, longer life.

Grim Philly 2018 Haunted Philadelphia

Joseph Wojie, History Professor at Stockton University and Founder of Grim Philly stopped by the Beasley Studios to discuss Haunted Philadelphia, Witchcraft, Vampirism, Lycanthropy, Ghosts and more as it relates to the Delaware Valley. This conversation was a blast. If you like the haunted aspect of Philadelphia make sure you sign up and take a…

October 21, 2019 PHL Sports

Larry Needle, Executive Director of PHL Sports, a division of the Philadelphia Visitors and Convention Center, discussed the work of his office, bringing sporting events to the city and region to boost our tourism presense and bring revenue to the area hosptality industry.  We tslked about the past year and the effects of a Super…