South Philly Review: Around Town

Evans to host senior fair Saturday at new Point Breeze office

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-3rd dist.) will host an outdoor senior health and wellness fair and open house on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at his second district office, 1310 Point Breeze Ave.

“The senior health and wellness fair will include services and resources, blood pressure and glucose readings, a senior food pantry and more,” Evans said. “I’m also pleased to open a second office to make services more accessible to more neighborhoods.

“This is in addition to my existing office in Northwest Philadelphia, mobile offices for several months of the year and cooperative arrangements throughout the district where the offices of several state representatives and senators and city councilmembers help people access federal services closer to home. My office also provides information on many federal services online at”

Residents can learn more and pre-register for this free event at or call 215-254-3139.