Archive for ‘Rhythm & Blues Fest’

September 29, 2010

Thanks to all who made the 2010 Rhythm & Blues Fest a success!

On September 18, 2010, the sun was shining, the music was bumping and all the visitors of The Partnership CDC’s 2010 Rhythm & Blues Fest were having a great time! We had over 31 vendors, 10 acts, and a great turnout!  

A special thanks to our wonderful sponsors:

Elwyn is a non-profit human services organization recognized nationally and internationally as experts in the education and care of individuals with special challenges and disadvantages. Elwyn is a pioneer in developing groundbreaking programs for children and adults with disabilities and disadvantages. Their innovative culture and dedicated staff enable them to help more than 12,000 people each year build more independent, productive lives.

Prime Property Management, Inc is the leader in quality affordable rental housing in West Philadelphia. Prime Property Management, Inc proudly manages homes owned by Neighborhood Restorations. University Place Associates was founded by Scott Mazo and Tom Leonard. Mazo is a principal of Neighborhood Restorations, Inc. and Prime Property Management.

Established in 1963, the University City Science Center was the first, and is one of the largest, urban research parks in the United States. They began as a collaboration among several local academic institutions, and now have 31 colleges, universities and research institutions among our shareholders


The Lomax Companies (TLC) is a holding company that owns and manages a diverse portfolio of operating businesses and ventures engaged in a variety of industries including technology, real estate, media, agribusiness, and investing.

 PNC is a highly diversified and growing financial services organization spanning the retail, business and corporate markets. PNC was the 2010 Rhythm & Blues Eco-Friendly Sponsor.

 Today, we are the oldest and largest bank headquartered in Philadelphia. With more than $4 billion in assets and a network of over 65+ helpful banking offices throughout the Delaware Valley, we remain dedicated to our customers and their financial goals.

 Improving lives and health in underserved communities throughout the Philadelphia area is among Penn Medicine’s highest priorities. Every day, our physicians, nurses, medical students, and volunteers share their knowledge, skills, and themselves to benefit the community. Activities include free health clinics and screenings, disease prevention and treatment education, support groups for patients and their families, and health care career development.

 Whether you are starting out or starting over, Community College of Philadelphia can take you where you want to go. With more than 70 associate’s degree, certification and continuing education programs, a lively campus near Center City, and a supportive, top-flight faculty, Community College of Philadelphia is your path to possibilities.

The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is a private, comprehensive, coeducational university founded in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first school of pharmacy in North America.

The offer all types of business insurance: such as transportation industries, contractors, retailers, manufacturers, and medical & business offices.

 Drexel’s Mission is to serve our students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives.

June 11, 2010

2010 Rhythm & Blues Talent Search

The Partnership CDC is having a Talent Search to give young talented musicians a chance!

If you or someone you know is 18 years old or younger and has a talent for singing or rapping, The 2010 Rhythm & Blues Talent Search is just the right opportunity!  The winner of the 2010 Rhythm & Blues Talent Search will recieve a cash prize and will perform on the same stage as Kindred The Family Soul at the 2010 Rhythm & Blues Fest on September 18th! All completed entry forms must be submitted by July 12, and if you are selected to be a finalist, you will perform at the Talent Search on August 7th. Only one winner will be selected by the judges!

If you or someone you know has the talent to win, please print the entry forms with complete contest rules and information from this link: talentsearchinfo, our facebook event page, or pick it up from our office at 4020 Market Street. Remember, the complete entry form is due on July 12th, so don’t miss your chance to become the next R&B Superstar!

For more information contact Tess Williams at 215-662-1612 x 24