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Jumpstart Germantown: Improving Communities One House at a Time

BusinessDiversified Investors Group -Philadelphia Main Meeting September 5th, 20019 Doors Open: 6:00pm Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Entrance Fee: $25.00 Non DIG Members Credit goes toward the $200 Membership to Diversified Investors Group for 1 Year Membership Location: Greatness Center, 4141 RIdge Avenue, (Free Parking Lot Across Street) Philadelphia, PA 19129 Discussion: Jumpstart Germantown: Improving Communities One House at a Time Presented By: Ken Weinstein Ken is an active entrepreneur and real estate developer in the Philadelphia area. He serves as President of Philly Office Retail, which has renovated and restored more than 300 vacant and deteriorated commercial and residential units in the Philadelphia region during the past 30 years. Philly Office Retail currently owns and manages more than 800,000 square feet of commercial and residential space in the Philadelphia region and has received four Preservation Alliance Community Preservation Awards for its adaptive reuse projects. Ken founded and operated Cresheim Cottage Cafe from 1996 until 2004 and now owns Trolley Car Diner, Deli and Ice Cream Shoppe in Mt. Airy since 2000 and Trolley Car Cafe in East Falls since 2010. His third restaurant, Trolley Car Station, in University City, is slated to open July, 2018. Previously, Ken served as Chief of Staff for Philadelphia City Councilwoman Happy Fernandez from 1991-1995 and currently serves as President of the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), as a Mayoral appointee, and Chair of the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District which he co-founded in 2007. Ken is Founder of the Trolley Car Teacher's Fund, which contributes $25,000/year in grants to public school teachers, Trolley Car Table Tennis Club, the only full time table tennis club in the Philadelphia area and Jumpstart Germantown, which trains, networks and provides funding to aspiring real estate developers. Ken was an Organizer/Board Member of Valley Green Bank for 8 years until it was sold
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September 05, 2019
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