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West Philadelphia Enjoys the 5th annual Renaissance Festival at Parkwest Town Center

PARKWEST TOWN CENTER, 52ND AND JEFFERSON STREETS, PHILADELPHIA, PA The Goldenberg Group and West Philadelphia Financial Services Inc, celebrate the 5th annual Renaissance Festival at Parkwest Town Center. Over 2,000 friends and neighbors attended the festival which included live entertainment, dancing, face painting for the kids and much more… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2012 12-4 PM FIFTH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY OF PARKWEST TOWN CENTER Park West-A Clean and Green Town Meeting Place The Goldenberg Group and West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution invite you to Park West Town Center on Saturday June 2nd for the 5th Annual Renaissance Festival, celebrating the anniversary of the opening of Park West Town Center. The fair will be held from noon to 4 pm at Park West Town Center, located at 52nd and Jefferson Streets. Join the developers, tenants, community and Mayor Nutter for a day of fun, food and entertainment. Scheduled performers include Amazin’Grace, Universal Dance Ensemble, and loads of local talented performers appearing throughout the day on the main stage. This year, the newly created Renaissance Award will be presented to Parkside’s own, Lezlie Hiner, Founder & Director of Work to Ride, Inc., and Lynne Carter, a distinguished Boxing Judge (known as a pioneering woman in boxing) for their outstanding service to the community. Additionally, there will be a giant cake for all to enjoy. Other attractions include live remote broadcasts by WURD-AM, clowns, face painting and much, much more. Shop Rite will be offering hot dogs and sodas for $1.00. Additional food and giveaways will be provided by A&W Root beer and a host of others. (The Mayor and other elected officials will be addressing the community and cutting the giant cake between 1:55 & 2:30 p.m.) Park West Town Center is West Philadelphia’s largest and most successful retail center, featuring such outstanding tenants as Shop-Rite, Lowe’s, Monster Pets, Anna’s Linens, You Got the Look, Kicks USA, Hair Buzz, GameStop, T-Mobile, Ashley Stewart, Dots, Wells Fargo Bank, and McDonalds. It took almost a decade of work to get the $55 million, 340,000 square foot Park West Town Center at 52nd and Jefferson Streets built, using a combination of public and private funds. The project has already accounted for the creation of over 700 jobs and returns 30% of all profits as a direct reinvestment into the community for use as small-business loans, home rehabilitation, and other neighborhood projects.