NABR Statement to the PGCB in opposition to Sugarhouse Casino

Caryn Hunt of NABR testified on the organization's behalf at the PGCB hearing to extend Sugarhouse Casino's gaming license. Here is the transcript of her statement:

Neighbors Allied for the Best Riverfront (NABR)
Statement before PA Gaming Control Board 5-6-09
by Caryn Hunt

I'm here today to represent Neighbors Allied for the Best Riverfront (NABR), whose members live in all the river wards along the Delaware.

SugarHouse receives foundation permit

A few days ago SugarHouse Casino picked up the foundation permit that the city had waiting for them for two months.

Penn Praxis and CDAG Release Central Delaware Action Plan

On June 26, 2008 Penn Praxis and the Central Delaware Advocacy Group (CDAG) unveiled the 10-point action plan for implementing the Central Delaware Riverfront vision. Since the completion of the Civic Vision last November, PennPraxis has worked with community leaders from the central Delaware riverfront civic associations, now known as CDAG, to develop a series of recommendations for leaders to use to implement the civic vision.

NABR General Membership Meeting

Jun 30 2008 - 7:00pm
Jun 30 2008 - 9:00pm

Dickinson Square Park Community Center
1600 E Moyamensing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Central Delaware Action Plan Launch Event

Jun 26 2008 - 6:30pm
Jun 26 2008 - 8:30pm

Independence Seaport Museum
Penn's Landing

Since the release of the Central Delaware Vision last November, the Civic Advisory Group with the help of PennPraxis and other government officials has been busy drafting a specific Action Plan to guide the implementation of the principles and vision. Come out on June 26 to learn more about the Action Plan and how you can help advocate for it.

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