Tuesday, April 14, 2009

PosPittLiveNews Vol. 2, 4-14-09

Guests: 4-13-09 Pittsburgh Philanthropy

• Janet C. Emery, CFRE J. Emery Consulting, Inc.
• Linda A. Dickerson President 501 (c) (3) Squared
• Peggy Outon Executive Director Robert Morris University Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management
• Janet A. Barlett, CFRE Vice President of Development Executive Director Presbyterian SeniorCare Foundation

Operation Troop Appreciation (OTA) would like to take this opportunity to say Thank You!
The 28th Infantry Division, the nation’s oldest division, has been called upon to aid in combat operations in Iraq, resulting in the deployment of many soldiers from across the state of Pennsylvania.
• A proud part of the 28th Infantry Division, of Pennsylvania’s own National Guard, the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team (BCT) is the nation’s only reserve component Stryker BCT in existence.
• The prestigious 56th BCT is composed of 100% Pennsylvanians. We are proud that our hometown heroes were selected to serve in this brigade.
Here’s how you can say Thank You!
OTA is conducting a special Adoption Program to allow you to thank these brave soldiers of our home state. By making a donation today, you’ll help OTA grant wishes to the members of the 56th Stryker BCT throughout their deployment this year.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Greenbriar Treatment Center

Registration 8:00 AM Workshop 8:30 AM

This will be a fast-paced, informative workshop for business owners, managers and human resource professionals.
call 412-963-6311 for details.

"Make the Connection Awards Gala"

April 22, 2009
6:00 PM
Sheraton Station Square Hotel

Join us in honoring some of the areas' most wonderful volunteers. Those who add so much to our area and work so tirelessly for the many organizations in our region.
www.nawbopittsburgh.org or contact president Jill Kummer at 412-784-0800
Awards and comments by , Edmund Nelson, Steeler alumni, now State Farm Agency in South Hills of Pittsburgh. 30 men and women will be honored and receive proclamations from the Mayor of Pittsburgh, City Council and other government organizations. Great silent auction, with premier gift, Disney Keys of Excellence full day seminar ticket $400.00 value.

Lighting the Way Home

April 23rd, 2009 at Heinz Field
With veteran journalist Ms. Gwen Ifill
Ms. Ifill is the managing editor and moderator for Washington Week and a senior
correspondent for The News Hour with Jim Lehrer. She is also the author of the book
The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama.
Tickets available online at Blacktie-Pittsburgh | ONLINE REGISTRATION
or by calling 412-391-1348 x222

Positive Pittsburgher Kelly Skoloda

With the increasing attention in the media and focus by marketers on the topic of marketing to women, it could not be a better time to launch my new book on the topic. Too Busy To Shop, is now officially launched and is available via online booksellers like Amazon.com. I've included a link to the news release here: http://www.ketchum.com/Kelley_Skoloda_Too_Busy_to_Shop_news_release.
Guest on show:

The book is generating a good deal of interest and I'll be doing interviews with the New York Times, ForbesWoman, PRWeek and others. The book tour kicks off next week in New York and then to Dallas, Chicago and San Francisco. The schedule is available at www.kelleymurrayskoloda.com

Thanks for your interest and I look forward to talking with you soon.

How Rock ‘n’ Roll Changed the World
Award-winning Stoppard play has Pittsburgh Premiere with PICT
Pittsburgh, PA – April 3, 2009. PICT celebrates the spirit of revolution with an extraordinary launch to celebrate
its thirteenth season! Tom Stoppard’s tremendous Tony and Olivier Award-winning play Rock ‘n’ Roll, inspired
by and dedicated to Václav Havel, serves as the centerpiece of a series which includes readings and panel
discussions exploring Prague Spring & the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia.
Rock ‘n’ Roll plays May 7th – 30th in the intimate Henry
Heymann Theatre. PICT Producing Artistic Director Andrew S. Paul directs.

Musical Networking Happy Hour

949 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
2nd Floor above Mahoney's Restaurant

Hosted by Jazz/R&B Vocalist - Jessica Lee
Cover Charge: Only $5.00!
Live Music by City's Great Jazz/R&B Artists!
Interviews @ Musical Break with City's Leading Entrepreneurs/Innovators!
Great Business & Professional Networking!
April 16, 2009
"Exit Strategies - Selling your Business"
Featuring Interviews with:
• Don Wagner, Chairman of the Board, BIOSAFE Inc. (www.biosafe.com)

• D. Michael McDowell CPA, Principal - McCory & McDowell (www.mccmcd.com)

• Dan Grant - CEO, Parallel Group (www.2lines.com), Chief Marketing Officer - Intelligent Safety Solutions (www.Intelligentsafetysolutions.com)

• JoAnn Forrester, Owner - SI Business Associates & Price it Perfect Cost Management System (www.sibaworld.com)

• Bryant R. Filter, Partner - Three Rivers Business Group (www.threeriversbusinessgroup.com)

-------Emergency and Disaster Preparation Workshop for the Disabled,
Their Families, and Caretakers

People are learning new things all the time in every aspect of their lives—from how to plan something, how to do something, how to fix something, and how to survive an emergency or disaster.
On Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 8:30 a.m., Volunteers of America’s Working Order program, located at 1650 Main Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15215, is holding its monthly Disability Resource Breakfast. The topic for this event is “SURVIVE.” The guest speaker is Susan Ellis, CEO of PeopleLearn, LLC, a learning software development company in Cranberry Township, PA
Help wipe polio off the face of the earth by supporting Rotary District
7330's End Polio Now Power Walk, which will be held Sunday, April 19, at
Consol Energy Park near Washington.

End Polio Now 2009 T-shirts are available for a donation of $10. They come
in four sizes: medium, large, X-large and XX-large. The shirts are red and
bear the Rotary logo with the message " End Polio Now 2009."

If you'd like to get a healthy workout, stop by the stadium on April 19 and
support the cause! T-shirts will be available at the site, along with
refreshments, entertainment and more information about Rotary
International's efforts to end polio.

Although most Americans have not been susceptible to the crippling disease
since a successful vaccine was developed in the 1950s, the poliovirus still
is active in four countries: Afghanistan, Ethiopia, India and Pakistan. As
long as the virus still exists, children throughout the world still must be

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