February 24th: Tour Belfor and Wharton Esherick Museum with SPAR!

Join Alliance for Response Suburban Philadelphia for a tour of the Belfor Facility in Exton, PA! Learn more about how Belfor, the commercial disaster response vendor, can help cultural institutions recover from an emergency. Afterward, head over to the Wharton Esherick Museum for a special off-season tour (spaces limited).

WHERE? The Belfor Facility in Exton, PA (410 Clover Mill Rd, Exton, PA 19341) and the Wharton Esherick Museum (1520 Horse Shoe Trail, Malvern, PA 19355)

WHEN? Saturday, February 24th, 1:00pm – 2:30pm (Belfor Visit) and 3:00pm – 5:00pm (Wharton Esherick Tour).

Please RSVP here by 2/20/2018

Questions? Contact Us.

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2017 Annual Meeting

We were grateful to the Chester County Department of Emergency Services for providing the spaces for us to have our annual meeting at the Chester County Government Services Center on March 1st. It was great to see the space and learn a bit more about county emergency services. A special thanks to Janet Zeis, the Volunteer Management Coordinator for Chester County Department of Emergency Services and Barclay Hargreaves, Project Manager for CCDES for their help coordinating the meeting and our setting up our disaster cache!

For meeting minutes, please click below.

2nd Annual SPAR Meeting Minutes 3.1.17

AfR Suburban Philadelphia Steering Committee Members Announced

At the second AfR meeting, the following members volunteered to be a part of the initial steering committee of the Suburban Philadelphia Chapter of Alliance for Response.


1.     CO-CHAIR

  • Ellen Endslow, Chester County Historical Society
  • Heather Reiffer, Historic Sugartown

2.     VICE CHAIR 

  •     Heather Hanson, Chester County Historical Society


  • Laura Heemer, Wharton Esherick Museum
  • Faith McCarrick, Historic Sugartown


  • Julie Gannaway, Wharton Esherick Museum
  • Marianne Weldon, 


  • CHESTER  – Tara Wink – willing to help
  • DELAWARE – Cassandra Keith