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PAL Golf Classic Celebrates Milestone Anniversary
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Retired PAL Officer Robert Wheeler plucking his hole-in-one ball from the cup.  His ace was the first in PAL Golf Classic history. The 25th Annual PAL Golf Classic was held on September 12, 2016.  The sold-out fundraiser held at Manufacturers’ Golf & Country Club hosted more than 130 golfers.  The special event raised over $154,000 for PAL’s mission […]

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Top Honors Awarded to Some Remarkable PALs!
Sgt. Michael Faust, Police Officer Ernie Rehr, Rizzo PAL student David Blon, PAL Commanding Officer Lt. Evelyn Cintron, and Police Commissioner Richard Ross pose for a photo as David Blon accepts the 2015 Sgt. Gus Rangnow Award.

David Blon (center), Rizzo PAL Officer Ernie Rehr (second from left) and PAL Commanding Officer Lt. Evelyn Cintron (second from right) are the center of attention at recent award ceremonies – Blon, the 2015 Sgt. Gus Rangnow Award recipient for his dedication, participation, and commitment to PAL; Rehr for his and Rizzo PAL Center’s back-to-back […]

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PAL Public Service Announcement, ‘Cops Helping Kids,’ Honored with 2016 Mid-Atlantic EMMY® Award

A public service announcement highlighting PAL’s outreach efforts in Philadelphia has earned top honors in the “Promotion – News and Program and PSA – Single Spot” category in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® award competition. Emmy awards, which recognize excellence in television news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, were announced Saturday, […]

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Grays Ferry PAL Ribbon Cutting
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The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PAL), in partnership with The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia, celebrated the official opening of the Grays Ferry PAL Center on Friday, September 30.  Located within The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia Grays Ferry Outreach Center at 3225 Reed Street, it is the 18th PAL Center in the city. It also marks […]

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Tucker PAL Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting
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The new Tucker PAL Center at Elwyn opened Friday, September 23. It was marked by a formal grand opening ceremony attended by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Vice President for Public Safety and Superintendent of Penn Police Maureen S. Rush, M.S., CPP, Elwyn Institute representatives, and Police Athletic League Commanding Officer Lt. Evelyn Cintron […]

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Harrowgate PAL Begins Year With New Gym Floor
Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez addresses the community at Harrowgate PAL

The Harrowgate PAL Center’s gymnasium has a new and improved floor, thanks to the hard work of generous community partners and dedicated civic leaders. The newly-installed gym floor at the Harrowgate PAL Center is guaranteed to provide a solid foundation for local youngsters who participate in the Police Athletic League’s program housed there. “Since 2011, […]

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38th Annual PAL Night at the Phillies a Home Run for All
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The 38th annual PAL Night at the Phillies was held at Citizens Bank Park on August 3, 2016, and was sponsored by Ronald Krancer, The H. Chase Lenfest Foundation, The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter of NECA/IBEW Local Union 98, SugarHouse Casino, and TastyKake. Prior to the Phillies taking on the San Francisco Giants at 7:05 pm, fans […]

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The Allen Iverson Celebrity UnGala Supporting PAL

Thursday, August 4 6-10 pm      Allen Iverson Celebrity UnGala 2016, a night honoring Allen Iverson for his contributions to the sports and entertainment culture Who/What: Allen Iverson and some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, including former teammates and colleagues will come together for a glamorous evening. We will pay tribute to adopted […]

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Girls Basketball Camp – August 8 – 12
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Register for Girls Basketball Camp today! 

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6abc’s Bernie Prazenica Elected PAL Board Chair
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Newtown Square resident Bernie Prazenica has been elected chair of the Police Athletic League (PAL) of Philadelphia. Prazenica, president and general manager of WPVI-TV/6ABC, has been a PAL board member since 2008, and served as the organization’s treasurer 2013-2016. He serves on PAL’s Public Relations Committee as well as the group’s various Award Dinner committees. […]

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