FINAL SCHOLARSHIP TO BE AWARDED BY POWER 99 FM AND PHILADELPHIA FUTURES
Philadelphia, Pa. – – Clear Channel Communities™, the community engagement brand of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, and Power 99 FM WUSL, Philadelphia’s top-rated radio station, today announced the final Peace on the Street Jam, featuring performances by R&B heartthrobs, Pleasure P and Jacob Latimore. The final Peace on the Street Jam will take place on Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 6-8:00 p.m. in Chester Park, in between Edgemont Avenue and Elkington Boulevard in Chester, Pa.
Peace on the Street Jam is part of a series of three events to provide communities with resources to prevent violence and increase peace. For the final event, Power 99 has teamed up with the City of Chester, Drug Free Communities and Crozer Wellness Center. In addition, Power 99 and Philadelphia Futures, an organization dedicated to providing life-changing programs and resources to Philadelphia’s economically disadvantaged, college-bound students, will also award the third $1,000 scholarship to one of Philadelphia's high-potential, economically disadvantaged, college-bound students. For more information about Philadelphia Futures and scholarship programs, visit www.philadelphiafutures.org.
“We’re proud to team up with amazing organizations and dedicated community activists for our Peace on the Street Jam and to help make our local neighborhoods safer,” said Loraine Ballard Morrill, Director of News and Community Affairs, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia. “Power 99 is dedicated to maintaining dynamic relationships that create a positive impact on the communities we serve.”
Admission to Peace on the Street Jam is free. To learn more about Power 99 FM’S Peace on the Street Jam, visit www.power99.com and follow the station on twitter @Power99Philly. Fans can listen to Power 99 FM on the station’s website www.power99.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel’s best-in-class customizable digital listening service, that deliver everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.