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Produced by 95.7 BEN FM “BEN Around Philly" is a weekly show highlighting fun, interesting and important events and trends happening around Philadelphia, PA.

Dining Out For Life with Action Wellness and the Harley’s Haven FREE Philly Vet Clinic

Sarah DeLaurentis, the Director of Development and Communications at Action Wellness returns to BEN Around Philly to talk about this year’s 29th Annual 'Dining Out For Life' on Thursday, April 18th at over 150 participating restaurants and businesses in the area. Action Wellness is one of Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service organizations, committed to helping people…

The Philadelphia Zoo and Garden of Health Food Bank's Sip and Savor Event

Kristen speaks with Amy Shearer, the Chief Marketing Officer at the Philadelphia Zoo about their new Creatures of Habitat LEGO Brick sculptures throughout the Zoo, Urban Green open air food marketplace, the return of the Zoo Keys, and all that the Philadelphia Zoo has to offer this year. PLUS - If you listen to the…

Dine Out for Life with Action Wellness and The Philadelphia Secret Admirer

Sarah DeLaurentis, the Director of Development and Communications at Action Wellness returns to BEN Around Philly to talk about this year’s 29th Annual 'Dining Out For Life' on Thursday, April 18th at over 150 participating restaurants and businesses in the area. Action Wellness is one of Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service organizations, committed to helping people…

Red Cross Red Ball 2019, Miss Saigon at the Academy of Music, and Sips and Sweets with the ALS Association

The month of March is Red Cross Month, in recognition of the humanitarian services that the Red Cross provides. You can help the Red Cross by donating blood, making a financial donation, learning lifesaving skills, and becoming a volunteer. You can also help by attending the 2019 Red Cross Red Ball. Mary Ann Milner, Regional…

AWP's 24th Annual Chocolate Lovers' Fantasy Event and Chip Chantry's Swingers Party Comedy Album

This week, Kristen speaks with Jesse Steele, the Director of Development at A Woman’s Place, an organization dedicated to empowering women (and men) and working to end intimate and domestic violence for all. They are located in and serve as the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County. Join them on Saturday, March 23rd for…

The American Treasure Tour Museum - A MUST SEE.

This week’s entire episode of BEN Around Philly is dedicated to what Kristen considers a hidden gem in Philadelphia and her new favorite spot in the area. It’s quirky and weird and there is absolutely something for everyone at the American Treasure Tour Museum in Oaks, PA. Kirsten Canner, the museum’s General Admissions Manager and…

Harley’s Haven, Philly Vet Clinic, and the Harlem Globetrotters

In this week’s episode, Kristen Herrman speaks with Alison Flanagan, the Director of a dog rescue organization called Harley’s Haven. Alison and volunteers from Harley’s Haven, Penn Ridge Animal Hospital, ACCT Philly and a number of other organizations are organizing a large scale FREE vet clinic with spaying and neutering surgeries, vaccinations, medications, check ups,…

Valley Youth House and SREHUP

This week, Kristen speaks with Shawn Mack - the Development Officer and Alyssa Weinfurtner the Street Outreach Supervisor at Valley Youth House. Valley Youth House operates in 14 counties, touching over 30,000 youth and families every year. The organization has been there for young people with no where else to turn as a safe harbor…

Walt Disney World Resort - Now More Than Ever

Last week, three members of our BEN-FM Staff traveled to Walt Disney World Resort with their families for the #NowMoreThanEver event at the parks. Kristen Herrmann - our Afternoon Host and the Host of BEN Around Philly, Donnie Black - our BEN-FM Morning Show Producer and Promotions Director, and Rodney Byrd - our Head Engineer…

Twisted Philly’s Valentine’s Ideas and SEPTA Love Stories

This week’s episode has a bit of a Valentine’s theme to it, in two parts. The beginning of the show is guest-hosted by Deana Marie, the host of the Twisted Philly Podcast. Deana’s put together a great list of fun and unique Valentine’s Day events and happenings beyond the typical dinner date. Subscribe to the…