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CASA Leadership Breakfast Takes Place April 25th

This year’s Leadership Breakfast is Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:00-9:00am at Word of Life Ministries located on route 136 in Greensburg.  Attendees to the event will enjoy a fabulous breakfast by Yes We Cater from Monroeville.   Registration fee for the event is $25.  Interested persons should register by April 11, 2014; however, walk-ins… Continue Reading

Pittsburgh Residents Bake Thousands of Cookies for Colon Cancer 4th Annual “Cookies4Chris” Event Set for March 2

National non-profit the Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation, in partnership with the UPMC Cancer Centers is pleased to host the sweet yet popular event the 4th Annual “Cookies4Chris” taking place on Sunday, March 2, from 11-3PM at the South Hills Country Club in Pittsburgh.  The “world famous” Pittsburgh cookie table is a long time tradition in Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh weddings of offering homemade cookies lovingly baked by… Continue Reading

2014 Peace Partner Nominations Are Now Being Accepted!

Peace It Together Awards The Peace It Together Awards recognize those persons and organizations who – through their work or services – help to prevent crime and violence in our homes and communities.  Individuals, families, businesses, foundations, community groups and organizations who are engaging in innovative violence prevention work are doing their “piece for peace”… Continue Reading

SNAP Reductions Will Hurt the Most Vulnerable

SNAP Reductions Will Hurt the Most Vulnerable

On Friday, November 1, a reduction in food stamp (SNAP) benefits went into effect across the country, affecting millions of Americans who struggle with hunger, food insecurity and poverty. The reduction in benefits translates into a loss of $36 per month for a family of four – a substantial amount for those who rely on… Continue Reading

Franklin Center Holds 20th Annual Arts Festival

This year’s Aliquippa Art and Music Festival marked the 20th year that the event was presented by the Franklin Center of Beaver County.  The festival is the only event of its kind in Beaver County that is solely dedicated to celebrating the arts.  Events were held from September 12th through the 14th, including a parade,… Continue Reading

Dress for Success and BNY Mellon Host Financial Literacy Program.

Dress for Success Pittsburgh and BNY Mellon presents $$Empowerment for Women$$ BNY Mellon and Dress for Success Pittsburgh is hosting a six week Financial Literacy Program.  The Financial Literacy Program will kick off on Wednesday, October 2nd and run for 6 weeks, ending on November 6th. Taught by women from BNY Mellon, this opportunity is open to currently employed… Continue Reading

International Day of Peace Participants Welcome

Interfaith Prayer Rituals Highlight the International Day of Peace and Non-Violence Saturday, September 21, 2013 St. Mary of the Mount Parish, Sullivan Hall 131 Bigham St, Pittsburgh, PA 15211 The International Day of Peace, observed globally every year on September 21st, has a history of positive influences and peaceful gatherings throughout the world.  Last year,… Continue Reading