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Founders’ Day Press Release
November 17, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
THE PHILADELPHIA PROTESTANT HOME CELEBRATES FOUNDERS’ DAY
Celebrating 125th Anniversary and Unveiling of Historical Timeline
PPh Auxiliary Annual Gift Presentation
Recognizing Long-term Employees and Residents and Honoring Six 100-plus-year-old Residents
(Philadelphia, PA – November 16, 2015) – The Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPh) announced today that it is culminating its year-long 125th Anniversary Celebration during Founders’ Day at 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in PPh Social Hall. The PPh Board, administration, staff and residents will take part in unveiling an historical timeline mural to be permanently displayed in the main lobby. PPh also will receive a generous $125,000 matching gift from The Arcadia Foundation. In addition, PPh will receive a proclamation from the Office of City Councilwoman Marion Tasco. As part of its tradition on annual Founders’ Day, PPh will recognize long-term employees and 13 residents who have lived at the senior living community for 20+ years. PPh will honor six residents who are 100-years-old or older, along with announcing residents-of-the-year distinctions for Independently Living, Personal Care and Pathways long-term care.