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Letter from Desiree Peterkin-Bell, City Representative
Welcome to the Office of the City Representative.

Whether you live in the Philadelphia area or are here as a visitor, our city offers a year-round invitation to experience its vibrant arts, diverse culture, championship sports, world-class special events and unrivaled hospitality. The Office of the City Representative is charged with helping to create that experience and spreading the word about what it means to live, work or visit our wonderful city.

Among the signature programs and events produced and publicized through the Office of The City Representative are Welcome America!, the Nation's foremost celebration and largest, free Fourth of July concert, offering dozens of free events and family activities here in America’s birthplace and the Philadelphia Marathon in November which attracts tens of thousands of runners from all over the country and the world to compete on a fast course set with breath-taking natural beauty and stirring history.

If your organization is hosting an event or activity and wishes the city to provide a special recognition, you may use the “Contact Us” link on this page to request an official city citation, tribute, or proclamation. If you would like further information regarding programs or services coordinated through this office, you may also use this link to make an inquiry and we’ll be pleased to respond.

We invite you to browse through the following pages and links to learn more about the Office of the City Representative and its marketing partners. Here’s to “Life, Liberty and You” in Philadelphia.

Desiree Peterkin-Bell
City Representative

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