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The Trading Post Appoints New Presidents

Proceeds from the thrift store have been donated to Fox Chase for over fifty years

PAOLI, PA (April 17, 2013)—The membership of the Trading Post in Paoli, a chapter of Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Board of Associates, today announced that Fredericka (Freddi) DiFlavis and Sara Husney will be named co-presidents of the organization effective June 30, 2013.  In addition, Mary Jane Kaye will be named first vice president.

The Trading Post is a non-profit thrift store founded in 1958 whose merchandise is acquired through donation and consignment. The store offers a variety of products such as clothing, furniture, china, collectibles, kitchenware, lamps, shoes, garden items, books and unusual finds.

All operations of the store are handled by volunteers with the assistance of a part-time bookkeeper and a full-time manager. Proceeds from the Trading Post are donated to Fox Chase for cancer research. Donations are always appreciated and new volunteers are encouraged to help the organization.


Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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