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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…

Ground Hog Day (all day) at South Street Cinema, Philly Theatre Week, and Chikara's National Pro Wrestling Day

This week’s show features Bill Arrowood from South Street Cinema. South Street Cinema is one of the unique spots on South Street, doing its best to help “keep South Street weird”. This not for profit movie theater plays unique, retro, classic and cult films and hosts events year round for folks to enjoy free of…

South Street Cinema's Ground Hog Day (all day) and Grim Philly Twilight Tours

This week’s show features Bill Arrowood from South Street Cinema. South Street Cinema is one of the unique spots on South Street, doing its best to help “keep South Street weird”. This not for profit movie theater plays unique, retro, classic and cult films and hosts events year round for folks to enjoy free of…

Travel Coordinator Sally Serata and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Academy of Music

This week, Kristen speaks with travel coordinator Sally Serata about vacation planning, travel trends, and how she began booking extravagant vacations for celebrities. Sally is based locally and can help you book your dream vacation. Find her on Instagram @SallySerata1 or e-mail Sally at: SallySerata@me.com. Last week, Kristen had the opportunity to see Beautiful: The…