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Temple University ROTC Cadets Help Fountain View at Logan Square Celebrate Military Service Contributions   

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 17, 2023) – Veterans Day, the annual recognition of those who have served in the U.S. military during wartime and peacetime, brings with it an opportunity to honor local residents who have proudly represented their country. For Fountain View at Logan Square in Philadelphia, this included celebrating 22 independent living and personal care residents. The community paid tribute with a luncheon and recognition ceremony highlighted by a visit from Temple University ROTC Cadets.  

Fountain View at Logan Square’s military veteran residents include: 

  • John Aboudara, Naval Reserve  
  • Rita Altman, Marine Corps  
  • Leif Biderman, Swedish Army  
  • Thomas Capolupa, Army 
  • Dan Colburn, Naval Reserve  
  • Kenneth Courey, Marine Corps  
  • David Davis, Army   
  • Robert Freedman, Army 
  • George Geller, Army 
  • David Goldenberg, Army 
  • Jay Goldenberg, Army  
  • David Goodchild, Army  
  • Howard Green, Army  
  • Willie Hamwright, Army  
  • Dennis Kaplavka, Army 
  • Bernard Littman, Navy  
  • Virginia Lucas, Air Force  
  • Alan McIntyre, Army 
  • Bernard Richardson, Marine Corps 
  • Dorothy Roseman, Womens Army Air Corps (WAAC)  
  • Charles Trulear, Air Force 
  • Al Vara, Army 

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11. The day of recognition is filled with local remembrances and parades across the country, as well as a national ceremony held each year at Arlington National Cemetery.   

Fountain View Executive Director Steven Stefanelli said, “We appreciate our veterans every day, but the holiday offered an opportunity for our community to come together and thank our veteran residents for their courage and commitment. It was so meaningful to see our residents connect with the next generation of future armed forces members. It was a truly inspiring event.”   

At Fountain View at Logan Square, independent living residents enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle with beautifully appointed apartments, gourmet dining, and an engaging mix of programming and activities. Personal Care residents have access to the services they need, when they need them. The campus also includes the convenience of onsite rehab care at Logan Square Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. Experience this charming community by scheduling a visit and tour. Call 484-562-4538 or visit for more information.        

PHOTO CAPTION: Temple University ROTC Cadets and leadership with Fountain View residents (L-R) George Geller, Charles Trulear, Bernie Littman, David Goldenberg, Viriginia Lucas, Bernard Richardson, Tom Capolupa, Dennis Kaplavka, John Aboudora, David Davis, Willie Hamwright, and Alan McIntyre

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS available here: Fountain View veterans 2023 


Fountain View at Logan Square 
2 Franklin Town Blvd.    
Philadelphia, PA 19103    

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