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2016 Shredding Event Stats

SCSSD held its 10th Annual Shredding Event on Saturday, April 9th. In the cold rainy and even snowy weather, 475+ residents attended! A total of 4.73 tons of paper was successfully shredded. This amount has an environmental impact equivalent to saving 80 trees! Thank you everyone who attended and made our event a big success!

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Bulbs on Broad in Bloom!

Spring has sprung early in SCSSD!  The 30,000 daffodil bulbs, planted in November 2015, have started to bloom along the S. Broad Street center grass medians between Packer Avenue and Hartranft Street.  SCSSD funded the daffodil bulb planting project in partnership with PennDOT and Gale Nurseries.

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Cleaning Numbers - March 2016

During the month of March 2016, the SCSSD Cleaning Team collected a total of 804 bags of litter, leaves, and debris.  This collection had a combined weight over 11.1 tons!

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All Wars Memorial

SCSSD proudly funded the installation of the “All Wars Memorial” and surrounding landscape at 15th Street & Moyamensing Avenue to serve as a tribute to the great men and women who served and continue to serve our great country.  We cannot thank you enough for your service! 

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Tree Pruning Project Completed!

SCSSD is proud to report its contractor recently completed a massive District-wide Street Tree Pruning Project.  In supplement to City tree care services, SCSSD fully funded this project, which began in August 2015 and ended in January 2016.  A total of 1,402 trees were pruned over the course of 81 work days.

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Cleaning Team - 2015 in Review

In 2015, the SCSSD Cleaning Team worked over 10,330 hours, collecting over 339,630 pounds of litter, leaves, and debris.  That's equivalent to over 169 tons!  In addition, the crew removed curbside weeds from all District streets, assisted neighbors with the pickup of bulk leaves, and collected 29 truckloads of fallen tree branches.

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Casino Reps Provide Update to Board

Stadium Casino representatives provided project updates to the SCSSD Board during the 12/15/2015 Annual Board Meeting.  A detailed update on the Live Hotel & Casino Project will be included in the upcoming winter issue of the SCSSD Newsletter.  SCSSD residents will receive the newsletter in the mail.

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The Sports Complex Special Services District, or SCSSD for short, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that serves approximately 9,000 residents living in 4,100 households surrounding the Sports Complex venues in South Philadelphia. 

SCSSD is engaged in a mission to:

  • Protect Community Interests
  • Improve Neighborhood Quality of Life
  • Promote Efficient Operation of Adjacent Sports Venues

SCSSD was established in 2002 and began active operations in March of 2003. In 2001, the three sports venue operators — Comcast Spectacor, the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Philadelphia Eagles — committed a combined $1 million annual contribution (with annual CPI adjustment) to fully fund SCSSD efforts and address the unique needs of South Philadelphia residents living in close proximity to an active, world-class Sports Complex. SCSSD is the only such district in the nation created for community benefit and financed entirely by local sports teams.

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