ABOUT THE EVENT
The 2016 Annual Charity Gala: A Season of Giving
Each year, the Chamber’s Annual Charity Gala benefits the non-profit community to help them continue their great work throughout the year!
This event features stylish hors d’oeuvres, a savory plated dinner and tasty dessert, multiple tables of auction items, a live band – Rhythm and Blondes, and an amazing opportunity to meet new people and enjoy the company of current connections.
The beneficiary of this year’s Charity Gala is Orion Communities! Since 1978, Orion has prided itself on respectfully serving the community, including the unemployed or under-employed, homeless, hungry, disabled, or ill. “Orion makes a special effort to reach out to those who fall between the cracks. Our goal is to make the seemingly impossible, possible.”
Host: Phoenixville Country Club
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Individual Ticket: $80
Couple’s Ticket: $150
Table of 10: $750
Phoenixville Country Club
355 Country Club Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Share music, food & warmth with Orion Communities!
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 5-9 pm
Join us as a community to enjoy music by Charlie Frey’s Blue Plate Specials and refreshments at the Kimberton Waldorf School – 410 W. Seven Stars Rd, Phoenixville
Admission is Free – Donations gratefully accepted.
Please bring blankets, coats & canned goods for Phoenixville area shelters, food cupboards and neighbors in need.
Kimberton Waldorf School’s
4th Annual French Creek 5k/10k Trail Run/Walk, 1 Mile Stroll & Roll and Wellness Fair
5k Nature Walk, and 1 mile Stroll & Roll
Sunday, October 9, 2016
410 W. Seven Stars Rd.
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460
8:30 am – On-site registration opens
9:00 am – Kids Fun Run
9:30 am – 1 mile Stroll & Roll $20
10:00 am – 5k Trail Run/Walk $30
10:00 am – 10k Trail Run $35
Sponsorship and Booth Registration Form
This year we are partnering with Orion Communities in Phoenixville to raise awareness and funds for the ‘Hungry & Homeless’ in Phoenixville and surrounding communities. We’ll add a 1 mile noncompetitive Stroller & Wheelchair run/walk along paved sidewalks and driveways on campus. Trail Runner’s will enjoy our beautiful French Creek Conservation Trails on campus, while traversing the banks of French Creek and over clean water tributaries, within our breathtaking hardwood forests and plethora of native plant-life. Our Event will include a Wellness Fair (30+ vendors), free lunch for registrants, free massages, free healthy snacks, live music, cash prizes for top male & female finishers, raffles, free children’s activities, free Kid’s Fun Run, and custom made vendor T-shirts. Performance T-shirts for pre-registrants, and 100% cotton T-shirts for same-day registrants while supplies last. For more information call 484-364-9412.
THANK YOU to the Kimberton Waldorf School for partnering with Orion Communities to bring awareness to hunger and homelessness.
Left to right: Keith Burress – Orion Board VP, Beth Briglia – Chester County Community Foundation VP, Jessica Capistrant – Phoenixville Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Ken George – Orion Board President, Rebeca Romain – Orion Board Past President, Lou Beccaria, PhD – Phoenixville Community Health Foundation President/CEO, Kris Keller – Orion Executive Director, Jim Kovaleski – President Phoenixville Borough Council.
~Photo by Phoenixville Photography
The Phoenixville Chamber of Commerce led a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the new office and growth of Orion Communities, a non-profit that serves the most vulnerable neighbors in the greater Phoenixville area.
Participating in the ribbon cutting event were two Chester County foundations that have been instrumental in Orion’s growth.
The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation provided a technology grant to update office technology as well as help with the implementation of a new web-based data management system.
The Chester County Community Foundation awarded Orion a ‘capacity building’ grant for several items including marketing materials, Orion’s first Annual Report and improvements to the physical office due to the dramatic increase in clients in the preceding year.
Orion Communities believes everyone is entitled to life’s basic essentials of shelter, food, clothing, transportation and medical services. With the support of generous donors and volunteers, Orion is able to increase their impact in serving those experiencing hardships in the community.
Join the Phoenixville Chamber and Orion Communities for an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! The Open House will be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and is a perfect time to get to know Orion and the various services it provides, while the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be 4:00 pm.
Light refreshments will be served at this event, but don’t fill up on those too much – Orion Communities is partnering with Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Phoenixville that day for a Give 20 promotion!
Get your coupon here:
Dine at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Phoenixville Any Time of Day on Wednesday, June 8 and 20% of Your Food Bill Will Go To Support Orion Communities!
Click to print the coupon below, stop by our office at 237 Bridge St or give us a call
at 610-415-1140 and we’d be happy to mail it to you. Thank you!
When you come to the heart of Phoenixville for some of the exciting Spring & Summer events, stop by our office!
Starting with the First Friday of the 2016, stop by our new address at 237 Bridge Street and meet Orion’s Board Members, Staff & Volunteers. Come and learn more about what Orion does and who Orion serves and how you might be able to help become a part of “neighbors helping neighbors”!
Great food, great music, great cause!
Join us at the Kimberton Inn for hors d’oeuvres, a carving station and more while local singer Liz Faranda and her fiancé and professional pianist Derek Maninfior entertain with show tunes to classical music to benefit Orion in supporting our most vulnerable neighbors.
Tickets are going fast! Call 610-415-1140 or go to our website today!
Please join us for our OPEN HOUSE ON APRIL 13 between 4pm – 7pm
If you can’t make it on Wednesday, please stop by during our office hours Mon – Fri 9am-2pm or Tue & Thurs 6pm-8pm, we’d love to give you the tour.
Get to know the new Orion!
237 Bridge Street
Phoenixvile, PA 19460