April 4, 2018
Girard Avenue Spring Clean-Up Day
with Fairmount CDC
THIS Saturday, April 7th
This is a great opportunity to  show your business's dedication to enhancing the neighborhood , mingle with existing and potential customers, and work side-by-side with the community.
Volunteer individually or bring a team to represent your business

We will be meeting at FCDC headquarters at 11am to form teams, distribute supplies, and tackle litter in target areas just off the corridor. After the clean up, we'll gather for refreshments at
Crime + Punishment Brewing!

Register for the event here.
Stay updated via our Facebook event and share with your network.
Contact Ashley at awagner@fairmountcdc.org to host an after-party.
Looking for other Spring Cleaning opportunities? 

Best for PHL meets GAMBA
Wednesday, April 18th, 9-11am
Morning session @ FCDC HQ  

Taking the Best for PHL Challenge begins with this FREE workshop that enables a business to evaluate its impact on Philadelphia's workers, communities, and the environment. The workshop also offers feedback about how the business might improve its operations and provides suggestions for some "quick wins".

Bring a laptop or tablet with wifi capabilities.
What to expect at a Best for PHL Challenge workshop:
  • Gain valuable, often surprising insights about your business
  • Strengthen your bottom line & identify cost savings
  • Learn how to build a better business that will help you attract, engage, and retain employees
  • Forge a better reputation with your customers
  • Set a baseline for your business' impact and learn best practices 
  • Connect with and learn from other business leaders
Registration for this workshop is capped at 30 so please register ASAP!
Coffee with the Commerce Department
Thursday, April 19th
registration not required
Sexual Harrassment Training 
for Restaurant Managers

Wednesday, May 10th @ FCDC HQ
Two sessions: 10-11am & 2-3pm

Through this presentation employers will be able to identify abusive workplace behaviors that facilitate gender-based violence and inequity, and limit the potential of employees and business to succeed. Assistants will be able to recognize common examples of sexual harassment that impact the restaurant industry in particular. Employers and managers will be better able to apply bystander intervention best practices to support their staff in a manner that prioritizes their safety, agency and privacy.

The Coalition For Restaurant Health and Safety (CRSH)  is dedicated to promoting respectful and safe workplaces in Philadelphia's restaurant industry by providing free sexual harassment trainings to restaurant employees and management.

To accommodate as many restaurants as possible, this training will be offered at both 10am and 2pm on Wed., May 2, 2018. 
Please select your session when registering. This training is exclusively for food service businesses.