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Created on Thursday, 12 November 2009 12:28 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:19 Published on Thursday, 12 November 2009 12:28 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 2837
NOV. 11—Northside Urban Pathways’ Benefiting African-American Males and Minorities will host Women in Sync Everywhere at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Center, 301 Grant St., Downtown. This is the school’s second mentoring program. It pairs young African-American females with other Pittsburgh women. Amanda Green and Carmen Robinson will co-host event. Reservations are required. For more information, call Bryce Ann Koch at 412-392-4601, ext. 241.
NOV. 15—The American Association for Lost Children will host a “Smash the Bengals” Fund-raiser at 12 p.m. at Todd’s By the Bridge, 5200 Walnut St., North Versailles. This is a car- smashing fund-raiser to support AAFLC’s missing child rescue services. Individuals can come on Nov. 14 and spray paint the junker car before it gets destroyed. For more information, call Lacey at 724-537-6970.
NOV. 21—The Mon Valley Initiative will host a Purchase Housing Workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 303/305 E. 8th Ave., Homestead. The Mon Valley Initiative is a non-profit leader in the development of homeownership. All participants who successfully complete this Housing and Urban Development curriculum will receive a certificate, which is required to obtain community development mortgage loans from local lenders. There will be a light breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as free parking. Registration is requested. For more information, call Mike Mauer at: 412-464-4000, ext. 4008 or visit www.monvalleyinitiative.com.
NOV. 21—The African American Heritage House of the Homewood Art Museum will host a Benefit Gala at 5:30 at the Churchill Country Club, Beulah Rd., Churchill. There will be a silent auction with memorabilia from Pittsburgh sports teams, artwork and more. The guest auctioneer will be L.C. Greenwood of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tickets are $25 and are available at Dorsey’s. There will also be live music and a buffet. For more information, call 412-526-8981.
NOV. 21—Iota Phi Foundation of the Iota Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host a Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. at the Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The foundation honors men who demonstrate superior leadership in the areas of Business, Medicine, Education and Community. This year’s honorees are Keith Key, Dr. Leon R. Williams Jr., DMD, Herman Jones, Evan Frazier, Milton and Nancy Washington, Ron Hunt and Y’Hoshua Murray. There will also be a scholarship presentation. For more information, visit www.pghques.org.
ONGOING—The Dinwiddie Community Alliance will host a Food Drive from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at the James F. Henry Hill House Center lobby, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. They are collecting non-perishable food products, paper products and hygiene items for the Jubilee Kitchen. Items will be collected through Nov. 23. For more information, call 412-471-7709
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