On the Table engages residents in an open dialogue to inspire new solutions to strengthen communities. Last year, residents around the Greater Philadelphia region came together in small groups for mealtime conversations focused on how to make their communities better places to live, work and play. This year, The Foundation for Delaware County will underwrite several On the Table events hosted at the following locations around Delco on October 17:
Boys and Girls Club of Chester
Dinner: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
201 E. 7th Street | Chester, PA
Theme: Quality of Life Topics as it relates to youth and families in the city of Chester.
Contact & Register: Janet Riley-Ford
BTC Marketing with The Main Line Chamber of Commerce
Breakfast: 7:30 – 10:00 a.m.
175 Stafford Ave., Suite 130 | Wayne, PA
Theme: Hidden Pockets of Poverty on the Main Line: Who, Where, Why, and What Can We Do?
Participation is by invitation only. To inquire about participating, email Kim Landry
Chester Education Foundation at Chester High School
Dinner: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
200 W. 9th Street | Chester, PA
Theme: Our future (for high-school students)
Contact: Stephanie Scappa
Lunch: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Carnegie Hall, The Great Room
1837 University Circle | Cheyney, PA
Theme: Building a sustainable community at the intersection of race, class, sexuality and gender
Contact: Thom Nixon
Community Chat at Merwood Park
Coffee & Snacks 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
E. Hathaway Lane | Havertown
Theme: How can we increase parent involvement and leadership on community issues?
Contact: Jennifer Leith
Delaware County Chamber of Commerce
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Franklin Mint office
Theme: What is key to a better community and how can we work together to improve the chances of more people doing well in our region? How do you define what “doing well” means?
Participation is closed
The Media Fellowship House in Media
Dinner: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
302 S Jackson St. | Media, PA
Contact: Isabel Clark
Theme: Economic empowerment and ways in which to improve for those who are struggling (financial literacy, bank accounts, transportation, etc.)
The Offices of Senator Tim Kearney and Representative Mary Gay Scanlon
Lunch: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
200 Yale Ave. | Morton, PA
Questions: Kristin Seale
Theme: Census 2020 with county, local, federal elected staff
Senior Community Services
Wine & Cheese: 4:30 p.m.
600 Swarthmore Ave. | Folsom, PA
Contact & RSVP: John Federico
Theme: What is key to a better aging community?