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Created on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:44 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 20:13 Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:44 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1018
NOV. 1—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center and the Alzheimer Outreach Center of the University of Pittsburgh will host the Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 1:30 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “The Good, The Bad, The Truth and the Unknown about Obamacare: What Does Health Reform Mean for Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease?” Nicole Fowler, PhD, MHSAm will facilitate this discussion. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-692-2722.
NOV. 3—The McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center will host an Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Fundraiser from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 1832 Arboretum Dr., McKeesport. Appraiser Lisa Pitchford of Aardvark Estates, will be on hand to appraise collectibles and antiques for $5 per item. There will also be boutique vendors on hand. Proceeds will go to the Heritage Center. For more information, call 412-678-1832 or visit www.mckeesportheritage.org.
NOV. 3—Western Pa nonprofit and for profit organizations will host a Get Out the Vote Rally and Concert from 1-4 p.m. at the Hill House Association, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The rally is to motivate the African-American community to vote on Nov. 6. For more information, call 412-628-4856.
Propel for Peace
2012 State of Black Pittsburgh
NOV. 10—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh will host the 2012 State of Black Pittsburgh from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Carnegie Mellon University Center, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. There will be several workshops for youth and adults focused on the theme “Raising Champions,” along with a resource fair and a keynote address from Andrew Stockey, Esther Bush, Charlie Batch, Jerome Bettis, Ryan Mundy and their parents on how to raise a champion. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-227-4181.
Healthy Hair Care
NOV. 11—Decca Plus will host a Healthy Hair Care & Merchants Exhibit from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 101 Monroeville Blvd., Monroeville. There will be product classes; a heat protection class; Caucasian & Bi-Racial Hair 101; Scalp Disorders &Premature Balding: Men and Women; and demonstrations. This is a free event. For more information, call 1-888-937-5159 or visit www.deccaplus.com.
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