Membership Options

Friday, April 01, 2016

Mayfair Summer Kickoff

Saturday May 21st is THE day to be in Mayfair!

Starting at 7:30AM, our Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run will take off at Ryan and Rowland avenues, loop around Frankford avenue and Pennypack Park, and wind up back at Ryan and Rowland with awards being presented shortly thereafter at the Mayfair Memorial Playground.

Begining at noon, Frankford avunue will be shut down from Ryan to Sheffield, and the Mayfair Business Association along with the Mayfair Civic Association will be hosting our annual Mayfair May-Fair which will include crafters, food, fun and games for the entire family! 

Live music beginning at noon brought to you by Mayfair's own Jamison Celtic Rock!!!

Our Mayfair Monarch Project will also be releasing thousands of Monarch butterflies (weather permitting) to hopefully repopulate the area!

The Philadelphia Soft Pretzel Factory will be hosting their annual Customer Appreciation Day, and back on the avenue this year, the Gas Guzzlers Car Club will be hosting the Mayfair Car Show!

It's a Fun Filled Day in Mayfair for the Entire Family!!

For more information on the events including how to register to Run, to set up a table, or to enter your car into the show, please visit

See you there!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Transforming the Blvd Forum

Route for Change
Have an impact on the future of Roosevelt Boulevard by attending a Public Forum in April.
As part of a 3-year effort, called "Route for Change", the City of Philadelphia along with PennDOT and SEPTA are identifying a series of improvements to create a more inviting Roosevelt Boulevard that is safe, accessible, and reliable for all users, including residents, pedestrians, cyclists, transit, motorists, and visitors.
We hope to see you at one of these five upcoming Public Forums.  We need your input!

Four Points Sheraton 
9461 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia
Thursday, April 14, 2016
6:00-8:00 pm
Served by SEPTA bus routes:
1, 14 & 19
Spanish & Russian interpretation
will be available 
Radisson Hotel
2400 Old Lincoln Hwy, TrevoseWednesday, April 20, 2016
6:00-8:00 pm

Served by SEPTA bus routes:
1 &14 
Spanish & Russian interpretation
will be available
Globe Dye Works
4500 Worth St, Philadelphia
Saturday, April 16, 2016
1:00-3:00 pm

Served by SEPTA bus routes:
25, 56 & J
Spanish & Chinese interpretation
will be available
Lincoln High School
3201 Ryan Ave, Philadelphia
Thursday, April 21, 2016
4:30-6:30 pm
Served by SEPTA bus routes:
70 & 88 
Spanish & Chinese interpretation
will be available
Lenfest Center
3890 N 10th St, Philadelphia
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:00-8:00 pm
Served by SEPTA bus routes:
4, 53 & the Broad Street Line 
Spanish & Chinese interpretation
will be available

Light refreshments will be available at each Public Forum.

Click here  for the Public Forum flyer which you can download, print and share with others. Or visit our website -
Angie Dixon 
Roosevelt Boulevard "Route for Change" Program Manager
City of Philadelphia 
City of Philadelphia, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1430, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Congrats Joe DeFelice

Congrats to our own Joe DeFelice for being recognized by Billy Penn as one of the Top 17 Young Community Leaders in Philadelphia to watch!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Mayfair Civic Association Meeting TONIGHT

Monday, February 08, 2016

Mayfair Civic Association Candidates Night March 21, 2016 7PM

Dear Candidate
We're wondering if you would like to participate in an opportunity to speak to the Members of the Mayfair Civic Association during Candidates Night on Monday March 21st at the Mayfair Community Center (2990 St.Vincent st - 19149). 

The meeting will begin at 7:00pm, and candidates will be given two (2) minutes to address our Members. 

Candidates will be called to speak in the order that they arrive.

The Mayfair Civic Association's Candidates Night is typically very well attended .... Please let me know if you will be able to attend so that we can add you to our agenda.

Thank you!
Donny Smith
Mayfair Civic Association

"Mayfair - 
A Great Place to Visit - An Awesome Place to Live!"

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Saint Matty's Day Dance Party March 5, 2016

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Hi Alum:

We are pleased to offer an invitation to attend our annual St. Matty's Day Dance Party. This event is a great opportunity for alum, friends and family to celebrate the end of winter and the beginning of the St. Patrick's season. 

The party is scheduled for March 5 in the school auditorium. Tickets are available for $40 per person. Ticket price includes live music from Masquerade, the Ultimate Premier Party Band, catered food, can beer, soda, water, basket auction, prize raffle and 50/50. Also, it's a BYOB.
Tickets are available at the school and SCRIP offices during their normal business hours or at  We suggest that you make table reservations (8 or 10) early since we sold out (400) last year. Two hundred tickets already sold this year within a week.  To reserve tables, please contact Joe DeFelice at or text/call 215-292-3926.
 We depend on contributions for the basket raffle which is a huge part of raising funds at this event.  Please contact Barbara Gress at 215-470-3166 or if you would like to donate a basket or items for the baskets including merchandise, gift cards etc.  You may also make a monetary donation by check to support this event payable to ”Friends of Saint Matthew, Inc.” if that is more convenient.
We are proud to share with you that all proceeds from our events support our students, school programs, and parish offerings in support of our students and school. 
Thank you very much for honoring Saint Matthew Parish and School with your faith, commitment and support.  We are blessed by your kindness and generosity.

More information can be found at
With Sincere Appreciation,
Friends of Saint Matthew Board of Directors

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Meeting tonight 7pm

Mayfair Civic Association Meeting
Monday January 11th 2015 - 7pm - Mayfair Community Center




• Pledge of Allegiance - (Please silence all cell phones)
• Officers Present


President - Donny Smith

Vice President - Kevin Leonard

Secretary - Michael Serverson

Treasurer / Clean Up / Membership Chair - Jim Ortlieb

Sgt. at Arms – Pat Callahan

Asst. Sgt. at Arms - Joe Conboy

Legal Counsel / CDC / Zoning Chair - Joe DeFelice

Asst. Zoning Chair - Dan Collins

Mayfair Business Assoc. - Lisa Greco

Mayfair Memorial Playground Co. Chairs - Dana Lambie, Mia Hylan&Melinda Mulvenna


Announcements / Updates


• Treasurers Report:  Jim Ortlieb


• Membership: (Must reside within Civic boundaries) - $10 per year / $40 - 5 year / $100 - Lifetime

Applications available at the rear or online at – Please renew now for 2016!


• Mayfair Civic American Flag Project: American Flags fundraiser / Beef n Beer at Sheffield Tavern on Saturday Jan. 23rd from 3-6pm. $15 per person includes beverages and food. Visit website for more information or to donate 


• Mayfair Civic Lot Update: Meeting with immediate neighbors on Monday January 25th at 7pm


• Mayfair Community Development Corporation Update: Joe DeFelice - Business Improvement District


• Mayfair Business Association Update: Lisa Greco


• Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run – Mayfair May-Fair – Mayfair Car Show:Saturday May 21st 2016 - Mayfair Civic Association with the help of Councilman Henon and staff  was awarded a Grant from the Philadelphia Activities Fund to assist with the costs association with the Mayfair May-Fair and the Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run


• Mayfair Memorial Playground Update: Mia Hylan


• 2015 Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest: Over 135 homes were nominated! 

Winners: 7930 Lister – 7411 Brous – 7816 Lexington


Zoning in Mayfair


1. 3100 Tyson ave. – COMMERCIAL - We are rehearing this matter (from Sept. 21st 2015) because several neighbors in the immediate area were not notified of the Sept. 21st meeting

Applicant: Min Hu (Represented by Tom Citro and Shawn Ward)

Application # : 616776

ZBA Hearing Date: January 12th, 8:30am

PERMIT for the PERSONAL SERVICE ( MASSAGE ) on the FIRST FLOOR – In the same building as existing two (2) family household living on the second floor

Notes: The proposed use – PERSONAL SERVICE – Is PROHIBITED in this Zoning District




2. 3301 Longshore ave. – COMMERCIAL – Home Care Agency

Applicant: Marieno Galica

Application # : 651509

ZBA Hearing Date:

PERMIT for the Erection of one (1) Flatwall Door Sign accessory to business and professional office on the first floor

in the same building as an existing two (2) family household living above

Notes: The proposed use was refused for the following:

1. The proposed use, business and professional office, is PROHIBITED in this zoning district
2. The proposed multiple principle uses on lot is PROHIBITED in this zoning district




Current Members of the Mayfair Civic Association have the following three (3) voting options 


1.     Opposed - The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be DENIED from getting zoning approval


2.     Not Opposed with Provisos – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning approval WITH PROVISOS (detailed below)


3.     Not Opposed – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning approval WITHOUT PROVISOS (detailed below)



Business / Commercial Provisos

1.       Join and maintain Membership within the Mayfair Business Association

2.       The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times

3.       Signage to be kept to a minimum  

• No nailing of banners to the walls
• No excessive signage in the windows (all windows should be easily seen through at all times) 
• Grand Opening signs, flags, garland, streamers etc to be removed within 30 days of store opening

4.       Add and maintain an outdoor trashcan

5.       Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm, and during business hours

6.       Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the tenant, as well as the property owner / landlord, and property manager

7.       Notify the MCA and Mayfair Business Association that you are seeking new hires and hire within the community if possible


Residential Provisos  

1.     Join and maintain Membership with the Mayfair Civic Association

2.     The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times

3.     Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm

4.     Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the owner, as well as property manager


1. New Courtland Senior Services : Bob Theil & Kelly Little 

Open Discussion


Wrap Up - If anyone would like to get more involved with the Civic, we could use volunteers! Please introduce yourself after the meeting or via email (

Facebook - "Like" us on Facebook (Mayfair Civic Association) to stay current on all things happening in Mayfair!

Next Meeting - Our next Civic Meeting will be held on March 21st, 2016 at 7pm


Please fold your chairs and place them along the wall before you leave – Thank You!