U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA-13) was given the 2013 ACT award.
Greater Valley Forge is thankful for the work she does, and the organization wanted her to know it. GVF's Executive Director Rob Henry and Assistant Director Maureen Farrell presented U.S. Representative Allyson Y. Schwartz (PA-13) with the 2013 ACT "Legislator of the Year" award for "her work in Congress to support transit funding, commuter benefits and infrastructure initiatives in Pennsylvania," according to a recent release from GVF's Carissa Bobenchik. The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) is a national organization, said Bobenchik, that "works to expand options for commuters and last week marked its seventh annual Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C." "As GVF advocates and promotes a viable transportation network for …
DoubleTree Hilton partners with local businesses to feed the hungry.
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Tuesday, January 29
Information below courtesy of Carissa Bobenchik, GVF Communications Director: GVF and the King of Prussia District (KOP-BID), with the help of the Double Tree by Hilton Philadephia - Valley Forge and many local donors, collected 900 pounds of food for Philabundance this past holiday season which will provide 900 meals for people in need in the Delaware Valley. "Community support from organizations like GVF and King of Prussia District is more important now than ever before," said Bill Clark, president and executive director of Philabundance. "We are experiencing a 29 percent increase in need compared to last year and a 98 percent increase over the last three years, so this donation is going to go a long way in the fight against hunger…