Lutheran Settlement House - Women of Courage: Women of Inspiration! May
20, Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing, 5:30 Reception, 6:30 Dinner
Lutheran Settlement House - Women of Courage: Women of Inspiration! recognizes nine
outstanding women, one woman who has distinguished herself by overall commitment to the
wellbeing of Philadelphians and two women in each of the four areas of LSH’s work: bilingual
domestic violence; community education and employment training; senior services, and homeless
services - one woman who has been an advocate in the area and one who has received services,
overcome challenges, and given back.
Philadelphia, PA, May 15, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Lutheran Settlement House's (LSH) Women of Courage:
Women of Inspiration! Awards Ceremony recognizes nine outstanding women. The Jane Addams award
is given to a woman who has shown overall dedication and commitment to the wellbeing of all
Philadelphians. in each of the four areas of LSH's work: bilingual domestic violence; community
education and employment training; senior services; and homeless services, LSH recognizes one woman
who has made significant contributions through her work in the field and one woman who has received
services, overcome significant obstacles, and improved her own life and that of her community.
Jane Addams Award Recipient 2010 - The Honorable Marian B. Tasco.
Councilwoman Tasco is widely recognized as one of Philadelphia's most influential, politically savvy,
and pro-active public officials. Elected to her sixth term as City Council Representative for the Ninth
District in November 2007, Councilwoman Tasco represents more than 155,000 residents in the
Northeast and Northwest sections of Philadelphia.
Other award recipients include:
Four advocates - Dr. Lori Shorr, Office of the Mayor; Deborah Harley, District Attorney's Office; Jennine
Miller, Project H.O.M.E.; and Rennie Cohen, Aging Positively, LLC.
Four Recipients of LSH Services, former participants in each of LSH's service areas who have overcome
obstacles in their own lives and given back to their communities.
Lutheran Settlement House
Rose M. Brandt
215-426-8610 ext 246
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