Event: Inaugural Philalympics 7/10/13 Benefits Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House
Wells Fargo Center, corporations from across the region will join Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C.,
The Fun Department, Exude, and Comcast-Spectacor as they host the inaugural Philalympics – a 4-hour competition
in which companies across the city will battle wits, athleticism, and general
Philadelphia knowledge, all for the title of ‘Philadelphia’s
Phunnest Company’! Focused on fun, teambuilding and key networking, all
dollars raised from the event will go to benefit the Philadelphia Ronald
of 15-member teams – will participate in fun games to test their physical and
mental abilities. The activities include: The Fun Department Adult-Tricycle
Races at the Ballpark, Pretzels and Cheesesteaks’ Foam Fingers Relay, The
Philly Skyline Inflatable Tower Build, Team Philly Themed Trivia Challenges,
The “Yo Adrian” Boxing Gloves Tug of War, Famous Philadelphians
Challenge, and lastly The 4, 5, 6 Legged Eagle End-zone Race. The winning
company will receive a trophy to commemorate the experience.
include 610 WIP host and former Philadelphia Eagle Mike Quick, comedian Joe
Conklin, FOX29’s Good Day Philadelphia co-anchor Mike Jerrick, and District Attorney Seth
is expected to bring out hundreds of attendees to watch these corporations in
pleased to add this event to our already extensive list of charitable
endeavors,” says managing shareholder Mitchell
S. Kaplan. “Our firm prides itself on its commitment to
give back to the community in which we work every day. We are planning to
make this an annual event and are hopeful that it will grow to be one of the
premier charitable and networking events in the City of Philadelphia.”
raised from Philalympics will benefit the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House,
which has been supporting families of seriously ill children by creating a
community of comfort and hope since 1974. The Ronald McDonald House relies on
individuals and corporate donors for over 90 percent of their funding. It costs the organization over 75
dollars a night per family to provide housing and supportive services, while
families are only asked to contribute 15 dollars per night. No one is ever
turned away due to inability to pay.
Philalympics will begin at 4:00pm, with the games starting at 5:00pm. The event
will be followed by a networking reception at 6:30pm.
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Baum, The Fun Department, Exude, and Comcast-Spectacor host inaugural
Philalympics, in a quest find the “phunnest” company in Philadelphia.
3601 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 4-8pm
Baum invites companies from the across the Philadelphia region to participate in their
version of the corporate Olympics. The event goes to benefit the Philadelphia
Ronald McDonald House.