Seems like the Sixers have been more active than any of the local teams when it comes to COVID-19 related stuff, for better or worse.
That includes positives like the Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment decision to pay workers at the Prudential Center and Wells Fargo Center. It also includes negatives, like the 24 hour rollercoaster of deafening feedback that resulted in the scrapping of a plan to reduce employee pay.
Josh Harris sent out a statement apologizing for that, even though it’s his company and he can do what he wants. Maybe they messed up when it came to the furlough idea, but they’ve gotten pretty much everything else right, in my opinion, which includes two more initiatives made public today.
First up, we’ve got the School District of Philadelphia announcing that HBSE stepped up to help purchase 10,000 Chromebooks for students: