Diversity, Leadership Conference
SEPT. 13—The National Diversity Council will host its 3rd Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference 2012 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The theme is “From Awareness to Action.” The conference is to give participants an opportunity to share the tools necessary to build a diverse talent pool that can accomplish organizational goals. The keynote speaker will be Soledad O’Brian, of CNN. Registration is requested. For more information, visit www.padiversityconference.com/Pittsburgh.
Business Breakfast Series
SEPT. 14—Chatham University Center for Women Excellence will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the James Laughlin Music Hall, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. Susan Catalano, of Cognition Therapeutics Inc., will speak on the topic “Finding and Funding a Cure for Alzheimer’s: How One Woman Scientist Became an Entrepreneur.” She will discuss her journey from scientist to entrepreneur and outline some of the cutting edge science being done by Cognition Therapeutics in Pittsburgh to discover drugs to halt or reverse the underlying pathological changes in the brain that cause Alzheimer’s disease. Registration is required and the cost is $25. For more information, visit www.chatham.edu/cwe
SEPT. 15—ALCOSAN will host an Open House from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 3300 Preble Ave., North Side. This is an opportunity for the public to observe their Wet Weather Village,’ to learn about the technical, environmental and financial aspects of their Wet Weather Plan; and how one may be affected by proposed solutions to address sewer overflow. This is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-732-8002 or email www.alcosan.org.
Business Leaders Workshop
Wholey’s Anniversary Celebration
SEPT. 21—Robert Wholey & Co. Inc. will host a 100th Anniversary Celebration from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Wholey’s, 1711 Penn Ave., Strip District. This three-day Customer Appreciation Festival, which will run through Sept. 23, will include entertainment, contests, free samples, cooking demonstrations and more. Wholey’s will also receive a proclamation from Mayor Luke Ravenstahl on Sept. 22. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-261-8070.
Free Tax School
SEPT. 24—Liberty Tax Service of Mount Oliver will host a Free Tax School at several locations. There is a small fee for books and flexible schedules. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-586-5766.
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