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June 3, 2022 31 min
The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show returns to FDR Park in Philadelphia for the second year, taking place outdoors from Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 19, 2022. Sam Lemheney, Chief of Shows and Events, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society shares all the details of the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event.

On June 16th GayBINGO celebrates its 25th anniversary as the fabulous, irreverent, campy, wildly popular monthly event that has been entertaining Philadelphia audiences and raising money for AIDS Fund Philly. AIDS Fund Philly provides emergency financial assistance to people living with HIV disease and organizations providing HIV services in the Greater Philadelphia region, while providing education and increasing public awareness of HIV/AIDS issues. We'll tell you how you can hang with the Bingo Verifying Divas (BVDs) with Robb Reichard, Executive Director of AIDS Fund Philly and Tim Johnson aka Stella D ’Oro one of the veteran BVDs.

On Saturday June 11th - The Sugarcane Festival sponsored by Asociación Puertorriqueño en Marcha (APM) takes place from noon to 4 pm at 6th Street & Germantown Avenue. I speak to APM's Nilda Ruiz about the return of the community festival and the supports offered by the social service agency.

And I'll be talking about the how Community College of Philadelphia is transforming lives and how you can help. I speak to student Brian Walsh who went from homelessness to achieving a 4.0 average at CCP. I also speak with Dr. Mellissia Zanjani, College Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and President of the Foundation's Board, Dr. Ellyn Jo Waller.
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