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Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC CEO Grant Rawdin Elected Chair Of Urban Affairs Coalition

November 3, 2011

MIAMI, FL -- Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC, an SEC-registered, fee-only investment advisory and wealth management firm, is pleased to announce that its founder and CEO, Grant Rawdin, has been elected chair of the Urban Affairs Coalition's (UAC) board of directors. He will serve a two-year term.


UAC and Brown's ShopRite to Give Away 1,000 Thanksgiving Meals to Needy Families

November 17, 2011

When:  Monday, November 21, 2011, 9:00 am
  ShopRite of Oregon Avenue (parking lot*), 24th and Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA (215) 336-7300, *Event will be in the store in the case of inclement weather

Urban Affairs Coalition to Hold 42nd Anniversary Breakfast

November 15, 2011

David L. Cohen to Receive the Ed Rendell Award before 700 Top Executives and Community Leaders

Can We Tackle Philadelphia's Poverty Problem With Technology?

October 4, 2011

Our economy has taken a sustained pounding. Unemployment is out of control and the economic outlook for the next decade looks questionable, at best.

With a quarter of all Philadelphians living in poverty, many fear that we may be entering a new down-graded reality that is structural and permanent. However, we can use technology and training to get us on the right track again.

Arun Prabhakaran is the Director of Government and Strategic Partnerships for the Urban Affairs Coalition. The group has taken an active role in fighting digital divide issues in Philadelphia.
Technically Philly

Sun Life Financial Recognizes Philadelphia Nonprofits and Three College-bound High School Seniors as Sun Life Rising Stars

October 5, 2011

Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) today announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards program winners. The financial services company awarded a total of $165,000 in grants and scholarships to three youth-oriented nonprofits and to an exemplary student nominated by each organization. The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program aims to address low high school graduation rates in large urban school districts by providing financial and educational resources to students and nonprofit organizations committed to increasing success in high school and beyond.

Three Philadelphia Students Win Surprise Scholarships

October 10, 2011

For three Philadelphia high school students, an evening field trip to the museum turned into a surprise that may change their lives.

Seniors Tiffany Collins, Jamal Robinson, and Ramean Clowney thought they were attending a speaking event at the Philadelphia Museum of Art last week, only to discover they had received Sun Life Rising Star scholarships. At the awards ceremony in the museum auditorium, each received $5,000 toward his or her college education.

Quan Nguyen
Philadelphia Inquirer