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Scholarship Benefit

May 24, 2022

You’re Invited!

on the HORIZON

Annual Dr. Audrey EvANs Scholarship Benefit


Tuesday, MAY 24, 2022   |   5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Outdoors, Under a Tent
On Top of the Hill at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts

So Much to Enjoy!

5:30 – 7:00 pm – Reception

  • Indulge in deliciousness curated by Di Bruno Bros. and wine paired by Moore Brothers
  • Engage in an interactive project with students and take home your creation!
  • Be in community again while taking in the stellar view of Philadelphia’s skyline

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Program

  • Student-led presentation
  • Celebration of the St. James mission
  • Honoree recognition and remarks

8:00 – 9:00 pm – After Party (optional)

  • You’re invited by the Young Professions to stay a little longer!
  • Connect in a casual, intimate setting with special Philly eats
  • No need to RSVP now, suggested donation at the event


Dr. Ala Stanford

+ Pediatric and adult general surgeon
+ Medical correspondent
+ Founder/CEO of Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium
+ 2021 CNN Hero nominee for her work in health equity

We Will Also be Honoring

The Very Rev. Canon Martini Shaw and the people of The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas

+ A Christ-centered community of faith located in the Overbrook neighborhood of Philadelphia
+ Founded in 1792 as the first black Episcopal Church in the United States.
+ A church on the forefront of health and wellness for their members and the larger African American community
+ A church that committed early to the work to reduce the incidence of disease and death from coronavirus

Thank you to our sponsors who are making an impact!*

  •  Betsy and Jay Aikens
  • The Rev. W. Frank Allen and Dr. Amy Allen
  • Anonymous
  • Dr. Richard Aplenc and Dr. Tina Glisovic
  • Mel Lewis Bonder
  • Jackie Brady
  • Bill and Laura Buck
  • Ruth Marie Colket
  • Dr. Michael Damiano and Susan Damiano
  • Dr. Thomas M. Devlin
  • Kevin and Pam Hicks
  • Dr. Peter Hillyer and Sally Hillyer
  • David Kasievich and The Rev. Andrew Kellner
  • Michael and Susan Lastowski
  • Dr. Eric Lien and Winnie Anderson
  •  Dr. Chiduzie C. Madubata
  • Dr. Douglas Marshall and Liz Moore
  • MetLife Investment Management
  • Kathryn and Mark Miani
  • Francie Middleton and Michael Fields
  • Richard and Anne Mullen
  • The Rev. Sean E. Mullen
  • Sam and Deirdre Patterson Foundation
  • Dr. Cliff Pemberton and Ellen Pemberton
  • Soozung, Brian, and Robert Rankin
  • Sara Ridenour and Robert Lawrence
  • Allyson and Steve Ross
  • Dr. John Schmader and Sarah Schmader
  • Dr. Patricia Schmieg
  • Karl and Katherine Schoettle
  • Amanda and Dick Smoot
  • Carol E. Soltis
  • Stewart and Sidney Spahr
  • Lewis Staples and Debbie Wolf
  • Joly Walton Stewart
  • The Rev. Marie Z. Swayze
  • Mike and Maria Thompson
  • Dana and Craig Toedtman
  • Dr. John C Van Horne and Christine Van Horne
  • Margaret B. Wallis
  • Heidi Wells
  • The Rev. William Wood and Kristine Wood
  • Anne Jeffrey Wright
  • Mims Zabriskie
  • Kim and Peter Zuleba III

* Commitments and pledges as of 5/10/22

COVID-19 Protocols
Proof of vaccination will be required to protect the health and safety of our community.

Directions and Parking
Free parking across from The Mann Center’s “Top of Hill Entrance,” located near the intersection of Georges Hill Dr. and South Georges Hill Dr. If using GPS, type in “Law Prosperity Power,” the name of a statue at the site. Attendants will be on hand to direct you to a spot and secure the location during the event.

For More Information
Contact Martha Heuser at mheuser@stjamesphila.org or 215.226.1276 x114.