The general meeting of the Frankford Business and Professional Association was held at at Frankford Hospital on Wednesday, February 13th, with 19 in attendance. The meeting was chaired by Elizabeth McCollum Nazario the new President.
- Discussions centered around the ongoing issue of crime and safety and the perception of Frankford as an unsafe area. While statistically crime has declined in the area, headlines have not.
- Guest speaker Maria Quinones Sanchez, new City Council representative, talked about her first month in office. She plans to return to a future meeting of the FBPA for more detailed discussions of what can be done to develop the area economically.
- Scott Lodise, Chief of Staff for State Rep. Tony Peyton made a presentation on National Safe Place. He encourages businesses in the area to consider joining this network.
The next general meeting of the FBPA is scheduled for Wednesday April 9, 2008. If you are in business in any way in Frankford you are invited to join the FBPA.