Press release

Mayor Kenney to Salute First Responders

Final Days to Ice Skate at Rothman Ice Rink

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink’s Salute to First Responders presented by GrubHub

Sunday, February 21
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Mayor Kenney scheduled to appear.

WHERE:  Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street at City Hall.

WHAT:  A THANK YOU at the Rothman Rink at Dilworth Park for all first responders, police, fire, military personnel and other emergency responders who present their badge or active military ID.  The Center City District, in partnership with the Rothman Rink,* is offering free admission with skate rental for first-responders and three additional family members plus a 10% discount off menu items inside the Rothman Cabin.

The event is designed not only to thank first responders but also to welcome families with children. Police and fire vehicles will be on display along with crime and fire- prevention information. Plus, there will be free giveaways for kids, musical performances, and a special dining offer from GrubHub, just for First Responders.

ABOUT: Last chance to skate! The rink will remain open seven days a week through February 28. For a complete up-to-date schedule, please visit DILWORTHPARK.ORG/ROTHMANICERINK and check @CCDPARKS and @CCDPHILA or FACEBOOK.COM/DILWORTHPARK for last-minute information.

*The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is operated and managed professionally by Rink Management Services Corporation (RMSC) of Mechanicsville, Virginia. RMSC was competitively selected by the CCD and operates 33 ice rinks in 17 states and Washington, D.C.

Rothman Institute, PNC, Temple University Center City, Magee Rehabilitation, and 6abc (WPVI) have provided generous support for the Rothman Institute Ice Rink.

The Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Find us at WWW.CENTERCITYPHILA.ORG and on FACEBOOK and TWITTER.