For the Love of Germantown!

Posted on January 19, 2014 by gucdc in Events

GUCDC Inaugural Fundraiser Rescheduled! March, 6, 2013

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Come Celebrate GU CDC . . .

You are invited to Our Inaugural Fundraiser

Come celebrate Germantown’s four centuries of rich

history along with live music

and tour of the beautiful Oaks Cloister.

Named as one of the Seven Community Forces That Gets Things Done in Northwest Philadelphia by WHYY’s Newsworks Neighborhoods, Germantown United CDC is a 2 year-old mostly-volunteer organization, whose mission is to promote and facilitate the revitalization of Germantown’s business corridors through a sustainable, creative and community-driven approach to economic development. 

WITH SPECIAL GUEST | The Honorable Ed Rendell


Rescheduled date: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5829 Wissahickon Avenue | Philadelphia, PA 19144


John Trower was a 19th century African American caterer headquartered on

Chelten Avenue. His menu selection included:

Chicken and Lobster Salad

Boeuf al a Mode

Boned Fowl

Oysters in Every Style

Dressed Terrapins

Come taste a bit of  Germantown History as there will be some selections from

Trower’s menu from the 1880s. One of the many historic treasures of Germantown!

Tickets $50

You can also pay  at the door. But please RSVP at


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