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October 13, 2000

PA Senator Richard Tilghman (R-Montgomery) To Present Check

Saint Gabriel's Hall, an Archdiocese of Philadelphia residential program for adjudicated boys, will receive a grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The grant will be used towards major renovations to the 100 year old facility. The check will be presented by Senator Richard Tilghman of Montgomery County, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. (Saint Gabriel's Hall is located in Senator Tilghman's legislative district.)

Reverend Monsignor Timothy Senior, Executive Director of Catholic Social Services and Brother Robert Kinzler, Executive Director of the Saint Gabriel's System, will accept the check on behalf of Catholic Social Services and Saint Gabriel's Hall.

Tuesday, October 17, 2000
11:00 a.m.
Check Presentation and News Conference
Saint Gabriel's Hall
1350 Pawlings Road
Audubon, PA

Saint Gabriel's Hall was established in 1898 and is part of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Catholic Social Services. Saint Gabriel's System provides care and rehabilitation services for adjudicated boys, ages 12 to 17. Saint Gabriel's Hall is the comprehensive residential program of Saint Gabriel's System. Saint Gabriel's Hall is conducted by the Christian Brothers.

Saint Gabriel's Hall served more than 400 boys in 1999 and was named "Residential Program of the Year" for 1999 by the Juvenile Court Judge's Commission and the Pennsylvania Council of Juvenile Probation Officers.


Donna Crilley
Broadcast and Media Specialist

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