Thursday, March 31, 2011

PositivelyPittsburgh News 3-21-11

Positively Pittsburgh Live News from March 21, 2011

an alumni reunion happy hour
Thursday, March 24, 5:30-7:30 at the OTB Bicycle Café, 2518 East Carson St.
$5 donation
Enjoy free appetizers, drink specials, and catch up with the Coro staff and alumni from across all of our programs.  Learn about how to get involved with the Coro Alumni Association, or just come have a good time discussing WIGO, OARRS, and consensus building with others who will know what you're talking about.
Contact Kelsey at or 412-208-0251 with any questions or to RSVP.

Live Rhythm, Jazz, & Blues
"Entrepreneurial Thursdays"
With Vocalist Jessica Lee & Friends
Musical Networking Happy Hour EVERY THURSDAY 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM at Little E's Jazz & Blues, 949 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 2nd Floor above Mahoney's Restaurant, 412.392.2217
Cover Charge: Only $5.00!

MARCH 24, 2011
Pre-show networking session at 5:00 PM
Informal matchmaking for job seekers, employers & new entrepreneurs!
Live music starts at 6:00 PM.
"Employment Opportunities"
Featuring Interviews with:

Backyard Composting Workshop
This workshop thoroughly covers the importance of composting, setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways of using finished compost. Participants will receive an Earth Machine Compost Bin with attendance. To receive workshop updates by email, please send a request to the contact information below.
For more information or to sign up for a workshop, or call the composting hotline at: (412) 488-7490 ext. 226.

SBIR / STTR workshops
SBIR/STTR funding is government R&D funding that requires no repayment, no equity dilution and no "external control." Technology-based small businesses entrepreneurs, researchers, and faculty seeking funding for R&D with plans to submit a SBIR/STTR proposal within the next 12 months should attend this a free Basics workshop. It’s for those who are new to this type of funding and for those who know the basics and now want to learn how to win these awards. Register for our day-long workshop taught by nationally recognized speaker John Davis.

Amber of Amber’s Amazing Animal Balloons talks about her award
Tune into 1360 am at 5:15 pm today to hear Amber's interview on her award and her business (Amber's Amazing Animal Balloons)! You can try this link to listen online.
Roving Pittsburgher
Beto’s Pizza, Banksville Rd.
Fresh sauce, pizza baked or unbaked. Got 3 pieces of pizza and fresh salad with mozzarella large enough to share and drinks,  $11.00.

Spaghetti Warehouse, Red Plum
Buy one get one spaghetti and lasagna. Got there and found out about Rollback Wednesdays- used to be $6.99 for spaghtetti dinner with salad or soup, now $4.99.

Get Free Fridays with international recording star, Tony Marshall.
$2.00 off all drinks and half price on select appetizers from 5 -7 PM. Music from 5 to 8 PM.

Sent in by Sunita Pandit, Ms. Cardiology
University of Pittsburgh, Indian Subcontinent Association presents
Zardhat Annual spring cultural program including group dancers, singing, and a fashion show.  Performing, positive pittsburgher Sid Pandit was in the fashion show sporting fancy Indian fashion called Kurta.  Also performed in Banghra  demonstration with the University of Pittsburgh group called Steel City Banghra.  200 Cross Cultural students and parents attended.  Nrityamala, Pitt’s premier Indian classical dance team danced first place winning piece called Kailasa. Won first place at Laasya 2011, Indian Classical Dance Competition.

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News notes taken from 7PM Monday Broadcast of PositivelyPittsburghLive 3-21-11
(c) PositivelyPittsburghLive and Joanne Quinn-Smith 2011

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