Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- July 4, 2014 -- Ben Franklin Today (as portrayed by actor, advertising executive and entrepreneur Rob DeVitis) is celebrating the 238th birthday of the United States of America today, July 4, 2014, in the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, historic Philadelphia.
Ben Franklin Today is a Preferred Vendor of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, which enables him to provide additional resources to conventions, groups, and meetings planning to hold events in the Philadelphia area. Ben Franklin Today can be invited (for a modest fee) to attend your special events, either in the City of Philadelphia, or in areas surrounding William Penn’s Green Country Towne. Ben Franklin Today can speak to any and all groups on topics including American history, Philadelphia history, and the life that earned him the title “The First American.”
Ben Franklin Today has earned accolades for his appearances at a number of high-profile public and private events since he first took up the role in October 2011.