19th Annual Spring Benefit Luncheon Monday, April 22, 2013 11:30am - 2:00pm
Please join us to applaud the Class of 2013,
celebrate our loyal donors,
and embark on our work ahead!
Joseph Watkins is a nationally known political commentator, a television and radio host, a former US Senate staffer, a White House aide, a businessman and Pastor of the oldest African American Lutheran church in Philadelphia. As part of a new approach to failing schools, Mr. Watkins recently became the first person to be named Receiver of a Pennsylvania public school district. As Receiver, Mr. Watkins will develop and implement an academic and financial recovery plan for the school district. He was also Chairman of Students First Corporation , a Pennsylvania statewide not-for-profit organization that promotes school choice and opportunity scholarships. In the world of business, Mr. Watkins was a director of Hill Solutions, LLC, a lobbying and consulting firm and was a partners and a partner and Chief Marketing Officer of MDL Capital, which managed nearly $2 billion in pension funds.
Model of Excellence Award
Kim Jeffery is Chairman of Nestlé Waters North America Inc. Under Mr. Jeffery’s leadership, Nestlé Waters NA has become the leading bottled water company in both the United States and Canada. The company owns and distributes Perrier, Acqua Panna and S. Pellegrino and with sales of more than $4.7 billion, it owns and distributes seven of the top ten US brands including Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Deer Park, Ozarka, Zephyrhills and Nestlé Pure Life. Throughout his career, Mr. Jeffery has made environmental stewardship a priority by building green plants, reducing water use, protecting land and reducing raw material usage. He is also committed to many other important environmental initiatives as well as charitable activities related to children.
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