Last month Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and GlobalFit teamed up to offer GlobalFit Anywhere. GlobalFit Anywhere connects Independence members to fitness studios, gyms, and trainers in the Greater Philadelphia region at the best possible prices.
As of January 1, 2020, Independence individual and small group members can access this affordable and flexible option. Independence employees with the company’s health insurance also have access to GlobalFit Anywhere
“Independence is proud to be the first insurance carrier to offer GlobalFit Anywhere to its members,” said Jonathan Stump,
Independence vice president of Product Services. “We are committed to
helping our members use their benefits in the way that works best for
them. With GlobalFit Anywhere, our members are just one click away from
exploring a new activity or getting back into their fitness routine.”
GlobalFit Anywhere lets consumers browse, book, and pay for fitness classes, gym workouts, and training sessions across multiple fitness providers. GlobalFit Anywhere negotiates discounted fitness class rates and passes the savings to the member. Instead of paying full price, Independence members can find exclusive discounts on classes and times that fit their schedule.
Benefits of the GlobalFit Anywhere app:
Flexibility to book a workout based on individual preferences
Considers location, activity preference, and budget
No cancellation fees
No monthly membership required
About GlobalFit GlobalFit’s health and wellness technology solutions accelerate wellness program engagement, leading to improved population health. With over 25 years in the corporate wellness space, GlobalFit connects wellness with rewards through its fitness, mindfulness and nutrition applications that include GlobalFit Anywhere, Gym Network 360, GlobalFit Rewards, WalkMyMind and Charge. Over 70 million people have access to GlobalFit solutions as part of their worksite wellness program or health plan. For more information, please visit, www.globalfit.com. Check out additional photos on CBSPhilly.
Today: Dim Sum House‘s Grand Opening in Rittenhouse With Free Food. Jane Guo (above) and Jackson Fu announce the grand opening of Dim Sum House by Jane G’s TODAY February 20, 2020, at 1930 Chestnut Street, at 11:30am. The mother-son duo will bring all-day, every-day dim sum in two styles to Rittenhouse Square. On top of Shanghai and Cantonese dim sum, Dim Sum House in Rittenhouse will also feature dishes from the Jiang Nan region of China including noodles, entrees, fried rice and soups.
For its grand opening, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, dine-in guests will celebrate with a complimentary order of Scallion Pancakes per table. From 5:00pm to 7:00pm, dine-in guests will enjoy a complimentary order of Dan Dan Noodles per table.
Dim Sum House will test a brand-new ordering system at the dining room tables. With each seating, guests will be able to place their orders for dim sum favorites on a checklist they can hand off and update with their server as their experience progresses. This is especially useful for large groups. Look for this system to debut in University City later this winter.
Congratulations to Maria Quattrone for her endorsement by Real Estate expert Barbara Corcoran .
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 20 th , 2020 – Maria Quattrone and Associates announced that Barbara Corcoran, who is exclusively endorsing a select few, has chosen Maria Quattrone as one of the best real estate minds in the country. To solidify the endorsement, Maria and Barbara will be appearing in a TV commercial where Corcoran will officially be endorsing Quattrone. “As a real estate investor, I look for sharp agents who really know their market. Agents who do so much business that they can find me the right investment property and sell it for the most money without drama. When I need real estate advice in Philadelphia and the surrounding area, I’d call Maria Quattrone and Associates!” says Corcoran. Maria’s company, Maria Quattrone and Associates headquartered in Philadelphia, PA has grown into one of the most successful real estate companies in the tri state area and has become a dominant industry leader. The company, founded in 2005 and lead by Maria Quattrone is made up of a hand-picked team of industry professionals, real estate branding and marketing experts who provide quality customer service throughout the Philadelphia area. “I want to make sure my clients are well informed about the market. Providing up to date market statistics and clear open communication is the key to our success.” “Being endorsed by Barbara Corcoran, a real estate powerhouse, is an incredible honor. Such an exclusive, public endorsement reaffirms our vision, business philosophy and work ethic.” Quattrone says. In 2019, Real Trends and The Wall Street Journal, awarded Maria #76 of the Top 100 agents in the country. Maria is ranked #1 among all RE/MAX agents in PA and is currently #12 among all RE/MAX agents globally! To work with Maria Quattrone and Associates, inquire about career opportunities, learn about her Guaranteed sale program for home sellers, visit http://www.CallMQ.com or contact 215-607-3525
The NAWBO Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs (the Center) hosted its 2019 Innovation Gala, honoring Joan Waters of COFCO on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Rivers Casino event center.Joan received the annual Innovators Award in recognition of her commitment to effect difference-making change in Philadelphia and surrounding communities and to advance entrepreneurship and innovation in our region.
The NAWBO Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs is the charitable arm of the NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) Greater Philadelphia Chapter. Founded in 2009 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization, the Center provides emerging and established entrepreneurs with opportunities to develop and grow their businesses through its ATHENAPowerLink® NAWBO® Delaware Valley program and the Young Entrepreneurs Academy® (YEA!) Philadelphia.
More than 200 Philadelphia-area asset management industry professionals gathered on Nov. 7 at The Logan Philadelphia to raise money for Achieve Now, a nonprofit dedicated to transforming the educational system in Philadelphia to one that produces students who can read.
Keynote Speaker Professor Myron Scholes, Mark Sheehan (Stradley Ronon) and Thomas Huber (Wick Capital Partners).
The Philadelphia Fund Alliance is a group of Philadelphia-based asset management industry professionals formed to hold an annual fundraiser to benefit one or more charities in the greater Philadelphia area. The annual fundraiser not only supports a great cause, but it also highlights Philadelphia’s deep roots and influence in national financial markets and services, including traditional mutual funds and alternative asset vehicles.
Athen Anthopoulos (Weiswood Strategies) and John Grady (Practus, LLP).
Thanks Mike Hirata for shooting this for PhillyChitChat.com
NRG’s crowdsourced charitable donations support special needs kids, cancer research, and youth career opportunities
Three deserving nonprofits making a difference in the lives of children
and families in New Jersey learned the results of the latest NRG Gives
crowdsourced charitable campaign on October 29, 2019. The organizations
enlisted the support of the public to decide how the funds would be
The three charities gathered at Lincoln Financial Field’s presidents club on Tuesday for the NRG Gives ceremony, with friends, supporters and the NRG employee who nominated the charity.
An employee nominates a charity for consideration. The three top winning charities compete in a public crowd souring vote.
For the first time since NRG Gives launched in November 2016, the
donation each charity gets was determined by the percentage of total
votes it received. In another first, this campaign featured exclusively
New Jersey-based charities serving primarily New Jersey residents. In
total, NRG Gives has now awarded more than $635,000 to support 23
“NRG is so grateful for the tremendous work these nonprofits do to make lives better for so many people in New Jersey,” said Mike Starck, Vice President and General Manager, NRG Retail East division. “We hope, in addition to the financial support provided, being a part of NRG Gives will raise awareness so others will learn about and support them.”
Camp Fatima of New Jersey, which gives dozens of children with special needs a unique week-long camp experience
“100% of this donation will go directly to funding groundbreaking research for melanoma,” said Lauren Miller (pictured above), Executive Director, Tara Miller Melanoma Foundation. “Tara started this foundation to change the odds for melanoma patients that would come after her and with every dollar raised we are one step closer to that goal. We would like to thank NRG for the opportunity to participate in the NRG Gives program and for the generosity in supporting organizations throughout the community.”
NRG, a leading energy provider, is headquartered in Princeton, NJ, with its consumer energy business based in Philadelphia. NRG is committed to supporting the communities where its customers and employees live and work and the NRG Gives program is one of the ways it does that. Thanks NRG!!
NRG has revealed the New Jersey Nonprofits Vying for $65K from Crowdsourced Charitable Program. The launch took place Monday October 21, 2019 at the NRG Princeton headquarters.
-For the first time, “NRG Gives” features only New Jersey nonprofits-
“NRG Gives is one of the best parts of our work at NRG and has generated
great participation and excitement in this region,” said Mike Starck,
Vice-President and General Manager of NRG Retail East division. “NRG
Gives provides employees the opportunity to directly impact nonprofits
where they live and work and allows our customers and the public a say
in where we invest in this community.”
based in Camden, NJ,
focuses on education, technology, and entrepreneurship, to help
young people build strong futures and break the cycle of violence and
poverty in Camden. Hopeworks connects youth to life-changing
opportunities, first within our own social enterprises,
then they put their technology skills to work for
enterprising businesses within the community. The real world, on-the-job
experiences they gain, raises their potential and benefits Hopeworks’
Tara Miller Melanoma Foundation,based
in Longport, NJ, raises money to support the research of effective
treatment methods and ultimately a cure for melanoma. Tara Miller
founded the Foundation in 2014, after
being diagnosed with melanoma at age 28, losing her battle at 29 years
old. Since 2014, TMMF has funded more than $3.4 million to melanoma
research with 100% of all money raised going directly to research.
Camp Fatima of NJ,
based in Harrison, NJ, is
all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing no cost recreational
programming to individuals with developmental disabilities from school
age through adulthood. Camp Fatima is also
dedicated to providing respite to caregivers by delivering safe,
nurturing, and high-quality programming to the campers.
three nonprofits took part in a vote kickoff pep rally at NRG Energy’s
headquarters in Princeton, NJ. NRG Gives is NRG’s crowdsourced
charitable program. For the first
time since NRG Gives launched in 2016, only New Jersey-based charities
serving primarily New Jersey residents, are eligible to participate. The
nonprofits are nominated by NRG employees.
each nonprofit is vying for $65,000 in donations from NRG during a
public voting period that runs from 9:00 a.m. today, through 11:59 p.m.
Sunday, October 27. The donation
each charity receives will be determined by the percentage of total
votes received. This is different than previous NRG Gives campaigns.
More than ever, every vote counts.
The Blue Bell-based Special Olympics Montgomery County earned its nomination due to its importance to NRG employee Brett Guerin (who was on hand on Monday), whose brother, Michael Guerin, is a Special Olympics athlete proficient in basketball, volleyball and golf, noted Scott Otterbein, Special Olympics Montgomery County manager and coach.
The NRG Gives program, established in 2016, has donated $574,500 to 20 diverse nonprofits in the tri-state area through spring 2019. In addition, NRG supports local communities
through our Choose to Give program, volunteerism, and other charitable
giving. In 2018 alone, employees who are based in New Jersey and
Pennsylvania spent 2,554 hours volunteering across these states.
What are you doing Sunday. There’s an open house in the Spring Arts neighborhood – 1125 Lemon St Sunday 11-1pm
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