This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Rep. Fattah Salutes Patience Lehrman And Harris Wofford Upon Winning Presidential Citizens Medal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) congratulates two winners with strong Philadelphia connections who will receive the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor, from President Obama at White House ceremonies on Friday, February 15:

" Patience Lehrman, an immigrant from Cameroon, has done outstanding work among immigrant Philadelphians, especially those from Africa, as National Director of Project SHINE (Students Helping in the Naturalization of Elders) based at Temple University. She has smoothed the path for young and old, and added immensely to the rich diversity of our community," Fattah said.

"My friend Harris Wofford, who for many years was based in Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr, needs no introduction for his lifetime of work as the indispensable advocate for national service and volunteering through the Peace Corps, Americorps the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, and much more," the Congressman said.

"Ms. Lehrman and Senator Wofford are two of just a dozen worthy Americans who will meet with President Obama and receive this important medal. They are living examples of the all-American values of giving-back, generosity of spirit and selfless service," Fattah said. " Patience Lehrman and Harris Wofford exemplify our hometown as truly the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. Congratulations to them and to all of the Citizens Medal winners – and especially: Thank you. Thank you." 

SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah
Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.64 -0.11%
FB $118.57 0.84%
GOOG $698.21 0.75%
TSLA $241.80 0.43%
YHOO $36.53 -0.19%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,891.16 +117.52 0.66%
S&P 500 2,081.43 +16.13 0.78%
NASDAQ 4,817.5940 +42.2360 0.88%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs