Philly Pours at the Fretz Showroom in the Philadelphia Navy Yard!

by Navy Yard
April 20, 2018

Categories: Events,

Resources for Human Development welcomes BB & T as the presenting sponsor for Philly Pours, ­ a unique event featuring elite beverages and grand cuisine served in the regal prototype kitchens at Fretz Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom.

Philly Pours is presented by Resources for Human Development and benefits their Children’s Services programs, a diverse continuum of effective and therapeutic services that have helped thousands of children achieve their behavioral and educational goals.  RHD is a diversified human-services non-profit founded in 1970, serving people of all abilities with more than 160 programs in 15 states.

Philly Pours

Legendary 6-ABC Action News anchor Lisa Thomas-Laury will serve as celebrity MC.  One of the first African American women to anchor TV news in a large U.S city, Lisa became one of the most popular local TV anchors in the country.  Lisa recently published her memoir, “On Camera and Off, When the News is Good and When It’s Not” about her groundbreaking career as a journalist at Channel 6 and her struggles dealing with a difficult medical diagnosis, the rare disorder called POEMS syndrome.

The Philly Pours VIP event will feature an exclusive cocktail presentation with special guests André and Tenaya Darlington, siblings and co-authors of three books that revolve around cocktails: The New Cocktail Hour, TCM’s Movie Night Menus, and the new Booze & Vinyl.  Their creative pairings of cocktails with movies and music will make for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at this year’s Philly Pours.

When: Thursday, June 14, 5:30 pm
Where: The Fretz Showroom in the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 4050 S. 26th Street, Philadelphia, PA

About Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development specializes in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and any challenges wherever the need exists. A national human services nonprofit founded in 1970, RHD serves tens of thousands of people every year with caring and effective programs addressing intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral health, homelessness, addiction recovery and more. In partnership with local governments and those we serve, RHD builds better lives, families and communities. RHD currently oversees and supports more than 160 programs in 15 states.  More information can be found on RHD¹s website: