Urban Affairs Coalition to Hold 42nd Anniversary Breakfast

Date: 
November 15, 2011

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

The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit fiscal sponsor, dedicated to building wealth in urban areas, will hold its 42nd Anniversary Breakfast event, Friday, November 18, 7:45 to 9:30 a.m., at the Wanamaker Building, Crystal Tea Room (100 Penn Square East) in Philadelphia. The theme of this year's Breakfast is "A Home for Nonprofits."

Considered the premier networking event of the season, the Breakfast attracts more than 700 of Philadelphia's top business, government, labor, and community leaders. 

Highlighting the morning, former governor, Ed Rendell will present the Edward G. Rendell "Doer" Award to David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President of the Comcast Corporation.

Other event honorees include longtime business leader and philanthropist, Dr. Walter P. Lomax, Jr; Jeff Brown, Founder, President and CEO; Shop Rite/Brown's Super Stores; and Diane Melley, Director of Corporate Citizenship at IBM.

Mayor Michael A. Nutter will present the welcoming remarks. In recognition UAC and its community of supporters, students from the H.S. for the Performing Arts will do a special "We Are Family" dance and sing-along.

Top sponsors include AmeriHealth Mercy, Wescott Financial Advisory Group, LLC, Independence Blue Cross, Ogontz Avenue Revitilization Corp., PECO, PNC, Wells Fargo, William P. Becker, Bradley & Bradley, Associates, Citizens Bank, Comcast, Concordis Advisors, Pepsi, Replica Creative, and Turner Construction.

Urban Affairs Coalition
A Home for Nonprofits, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is one of the Philadelphia region's leading fiscal sponsors providing administrative support to more than 75 new and emerging organizations that serve nearly 100,000 people each year. The Coalition unites government, business, community, and individual initiatives to improve the quality of life in the region, build wealth in urban communities, and solve emerging issues.Visit us at www.uac.org