Advisory Council

Friends of Laura Sims Skate House

Advisory Council President Delores Capers accepts a citation honoring the Laura Sims Skate House's 30th anniversary
Advisory Council President Delores Capers accepts a citation honoring the Laura Sims Skate House’s 30th anniversary from City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell. Citations were also received from Mayor Nutter and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Advisory Council meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings are held at the Skate House at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. Anyone interested in helping to promote the Laura Sims Skate House is welcome to attend. Volunteers for Advisory Council programs and activities are always needed. Donations to support Laura Sims Skate House are always welcome.

Advisory Council Members

  • Stephanie James, President
  • Marquita Markland, Vice President
  • Russell Phillips, Secretary
  • Rita Arrington, Treasurer
  • Kathryn Adams Stanton
  • Rania Carter
  • Jonquil Clark
  • Carla Dorsey
  • Doug Goeckel
  • Edwin Goff
  • Deborah Johnson
  • Judy Lamirand
  • Laura H. Sims (deceased)
    Founder/President Emerita
  • Delores Capers (deceased), President Emerita

These Council Meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month (unless the first Tuesday happens to be a holiday).

Advisory Council Meeting Format

6:00 p.m.Sit down to Dinner
6:30 p.m.Get down to Business

2018 Meeting Dates

In 2015, Laura Sims Skate House celebrated its 30th (Pearl) Anniversary.
  • January 9th
  • February 6th
  • March 6th
  • April 3rd
  • May 1st
  • June 5th
  • July 10th
  • August – NO MEETING
  • September 11th
  • October 2nd
  • November 6th
  • December 4th

If you, or your child, skate or participate in other activities at Laura Sims Skate House. Or if you are a community resident, you are welcome to attend Advisory Council meetings. Your attendance, input, and suggestions are important for program/event planning. Also other important issues regarding future/continued operational funding for our youth.

Special Events: Volunteers Needed

Email [email protected] to volunteer.

Community Rebuild Meeting

Laura Sims Skate House is hosting an event to rebuild the Philadelphia community. Let’s Come on, and share your ideas and input while enjoying making lanterns and drinks!

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