The 3rd Police District hosted a Community Day at 11th and Wharton Streets on Saturday, September 7th and Whitman Council had a table at the event. We gave out information to about 30 people and had a great time meeting and mingling with our community and local police officers!!!
This advertisement will run in the South Philly Review paper for the next few weeks.
Come have coffee and speak to State Representative Fiedler!
FRIDAY, JUNE 14th: State Representative Elizabeth Fiedler will be in the Whitman office from 10 to 11 AM to speak to the residents about their concerns.
A representative from their office will also be here to check unclaimed property for residents between 9 AM - 1 PM. Hope you'll join us!
11 am Saturday April 20th at Burke Playground. All are welcome.
🏠🚒🔥 Come out to our Service Area Briefing on April 16, 2019 to learn about Fire Safety and Prevention and Lead and Asbestos Awareness in your home. All are welcome to attend.
Join us on March 28, 2019 from 7pm - 8:30 pm for an update on legislation in Harrisburg. Representative Fiedler will be discussing how her office can assist you with services and for a Q&A.
In addition, from 6:30-7pm, Septa Senior IDs will be processed.
Location: Seafarers Union Hall 2604 S 4th St.
RSVP and More Info here.
Join us on Wednesday February 6, 2019 for an informational meeting.
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Our Lady of Mt Carmel School Basement
All are welcome.
On Wednesday January 16, 2019 the Whitman community gathered to thank Representative Bill Keller for his years of service.
The Whitman Council presented a certificate of appreciation for all of the work Representative Keller has done for our neighborhood.
Representative Elizabeth Fieldler and State Senator Larry Farnese presented a citation to Keller in appreciation of his service to the community. Councilman Mark Squilla also honored Keller on behalf of the city of Philadelphia.
Thank you to everyone who came out to thank Representative Keller!
Whitman Council would like to thank the following for their help and support with our Food and Toys for Christmas Drive. Because of their generosity we were able to distribute 93 Christmas baskets and toys to 230 needy children in the South Philadelphia Community. We couldn’t have accomplished this task without all your help!
Matthew Pooler, Jr
Susan and Barbara Sich
A special thank you to Santa and his Elf for visiting Whitman on December 21, 2018 and making some of our residents and their children very happy.
Join us for the January Community Meeting of the Whitman Council. Meeting takes place in the basement of the Mt Carmel Church.
Join us for our January Board and Zoning meeting. We will have 2 zoning issues to discuss at 6:30 pm. The Board meeting will follow at 7 pm. We will be honoring Bill Keller for all he has done for our neighborhood. Please come out and show your thanks!!
2349 S. Lee Street – the erection of a third floor
addition and a rear addition on an existing attached structure. For the erection of a roof deck and roof deck access structure for use as a single family household.
2501 S. Philip Street – the erection of an attached structure with roof decks and roof deck access structures, for use as two (2) dwelling units (two family household living)
All are welcome!
Join us on Friday December 21st between 1 and 3 pm at the Whitman Office!
Thanks to everyone who helped us distribute Thanksgiving baskets to community members in need and to our community partners who donated.
See see below for the schedule for our monthly zoning and board meetings. All meetings are open to the community.
All meetings take place in the basement of the Mt Carmel Church.
Zoning Meeting at 6:30 pm
General Board Meeting follows at 7 pm.
Tuesday, February 19
Tuesday, March 19
Tuesday, April 16
Tuesday, May 14
Tuesday, June 18
Tuesday, September 17
There are no meetings scheduled in July or August.
Join us on Sunday 10/28/18 at South Bowl for a family friendly afternoon of bowling, food, kids activities, games, candy, raffles and more! Halloween costumes encouraged. Bring your friends and meet other members of the community. Price of admission includes bowling, shoes, soft drinks, light bites, face painting, candy and more. Event runs from 2 pm- 6 pm.
Children Ages 3-12: $10
Children 2 and Under: Free
Tickets can be purchased at the Whitman Office Monday -Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm or at the door on the date of the event.
RVSP and more info here.