PBK Delaware Valley Upcoming Events
September 28, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Key Connections 2022 - "Effective Networking for Career Success"
Participate in a virtual special event for recently inducted PBK members from SE Pennsylvania, So. Jersey, and No. Delaware! PBK Delaware Valley member, Doug Bobrow, VP, Banker, & Client Advisor at JP Morgan Private Bank, Philadelphia, will give opening remarks on "Effective Networking for Career Success". Mr. Bobrow's remarks will be followed by breakout rooms for participants to talk with experienced PBK Delaware Valley members with successful careers, regarding tips and approaches to build your professional network. Raffles for PBK-logo steel water bottles and sports caps to participants during the program. No charge event. Click here to register.
October 11, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Annual Membership Meeting and Election of Officers and Council Members
The Annual Membership Meeting and election of officers and Council members will take place virtually on Tuesday, October, 11, 2022, at 7:00 pm, to which all members are invited to participate. A review of the Association's past-year activities, finances, and plans for 2022-2023 will be presented for discussion and input from members. The meeting agenda, information about the candidates for officers and Council, and the link to join the virtual meeting, will be sent to all members 15 days in advance, consistent with our Bylaws.
October 13, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Virtual Book Club - "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race"
Virtual discussion of "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race", by author, journalist, and professor, Walter Issacson, a Rhodes Scholar who is now an elected member of the Royal Society of Arts, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. The book explores the competitive development of the science of gene editing, the competing research leaders in the field, focusing on Doudna, who won the Nobel Prize for this work, as well as the moral choices engendered by the availability of gene editing and the uncertain consequences. Ranked #1 on the NY Times Best Seller list, and Kirkus Reviews "starred review". Obtain from your favorite bookseller and meet via Zoom on October 13, 2022, at 7:00 pm, for a thoughtful, interactive discussion. No charge event. Click here to register.
October 15, 2022 - 10:30 am
Pennypack Park - Guided Nature Walk
Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia, the "cousin" to Wissahickon Valley Park in Northwest Philadelphia, is comprised of over 1600 acres on both sides of Pennypack Creek, from Montgomery County to the Delaware River. Gather with our guide, PBK DV Young Professional Co-Chair and Council member, Shea Sandifer, at 10:30 am at the parking lot off of Pine Rd., across from Fox Chase Farm, for a 2 hour walk in the beautiful natural surroundings of the park, along with good conversation with other PBK's, friends, and family on the trail. Interactive Trail Map. Bring a sack lunch to eat at a suitable place during the walk. No charge. Click here to register.
November 3, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Mini TED Talks - What I Care About
An exciting hour-long virtual event for 3 PBK Delaware Valley members to briefly and concisely share their work or projects/activities that they care greatly about, and take Q&A. Moderated by Young Professionals Co-Chair Alan Mason. Speakers: Margaret Bacheler, EdD: "Angels in Your Neighborhood: How Angel Investing Supports Economic Development"; Richard C. Kiger, Esq.: "Dispute Resolution: What You Need to Know"; and Alan Mason, topic TBA. Enjoy these engaging and stimulating discussions on timely and interesting topics from PBK colleagues. No charge event. Register here.
November 10, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Virtual Movie Club - "Concrete Cowboy"
Virtual discussion of the film, "Concrete Cowboy", based on the novel "Ghetto Cowboy" written by Greg Neri, inspired by the real urban African American horse riding culture of Philadelphia, in particular the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club. This coming of age film was shot in North Philadelphia, staring Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, Jharrel Jerome, Lorraine Toussaint, among others, and produced by Elba and Lee Daniels. View on Netflix and meet via Zoom on November 10, 2022, at 7:00 pm, for an insightful interactive discussion. No charge event. Click here to register.
December 3, 2022 - 10:30 am
Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library: Yuletide Mansion Tour, Jacqueline Kennedy Exhibit, and Optional Lunch
One-hour guided tour of the seasonal unique Yuletide-decorated DuPont mansion containing historical American decorative arts, followed by an optional "buy-your-own" lunch to enjoy as a group in the Winterthur Cafe, then a private 30 min. gallery tour of the acclaimed Jaqueline Kennedy special exhibition before it departs the first week in January. The Kennedy exhibition takes much of an entire floor of the Winterthur museum wing, displaying how Winterthur experts assisted Mrs. Kennedy to famously & authentically refurbish the White House historical rooms during the Kennedy administration. Located in Winterthur, DE, just south of the PA-DE line. Group Yuletide admission/mansion tour/Kennedy gallery tour: $26. Winterthur members only pay $4 for the special Kennedy exhibition gallery tour. Click here to register.
December 8, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Virtual Book Club - "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to Present"
Virtual discussion of "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to Present", by David Treuer, PhD, talented writer and professor of literature at the University of Southern California. Son of an Ojibwe tribal court judge mother and an Austrian Jewish Holocaust survivor father, and raised on Ojibwe lands in Minnesota, Treuer has crafted an antidote to other popular books that decry the end of Native Americans, instead weaving a narrative of their resilience, adaptability, and successes in the past century. National Book Award Finalist, longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal, NY Times Bestseller, and a Best Book of 2019 by the NY Times, TIME, Washington Post, NPR, and numerous others. Obtain from your favorite bookseller and meet via Zoom on December 8, 2022, at 7:00 pm, for a thoughtful, interactive discussion. No charge event. Click here to register.