6th Annual MGA Pooch Parade

Start Date: Oct 26, 2014

End Date: Oct 26, 2014

Start Time: 09:00 AM

Ends Time: 12:00 PM

The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA invites all dog lovers to enjoy a fun day together at South Park on Sunday, October 26th 2014 for the 6th Annual MGA Pooch Parade. This family-friendly event features a one mile fun walk on a paved trail beginning at the Dog Park at South Park. All registered participants will receive morning refreshments, a tote bag of goodies, an official t-shirt, and a bandana for their dog. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the ‚??Pooch Parade‚?Ě begins at 10:00 am. Walkers without dogs and even virtual walkers are also welcome to participate. Form a team and walk in honor or in memory of a loved one with MG.
The event features a costume contest with prizes for best dog and best dog/owner combo costumes, as well as prizes for top individual and team fundraisers. There will be free Halloween candy for the kids, and fabulous raffles of gift baskets and silent auctions, including Steeler tickets, a signed Malkin jersey, hockey stick and gloves signed by Rick Tocchet and a Myrtle Beach vacation. A variety of vendors will be on hand to provide information and products of interest to dog lovers, including the ‚??Ask-the-Vet‚?Ě booth hosted by Dr. Marina Siegert of Bethel Park Animal Clinic. Bring your used eyeglasses to the Upper St. Clair Lions Club booth.
Proceeds from this event will benefit the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania (MGA), a private, non-profit that provides treatment and free support services to those with myasthenia gravis ‚?? a chronic autoimmune muscle weakness disorder. MG can strike anyone of any age and there is no known cause or cure.
So bring your ‚??best friend‚?Ě, canine or human, and enjoy a day of fun while supporting people with myasthenia gravis. For more information, please call (412) 566-1545 or visit to download a registration form.

Greater Washington County Food Bank to Hold 8th Annual Taste of Washington

Start Date: Oct 09, 2014

End Date: Oct 09, 2014

Start Time: 05:30 PM

Ends Time: 08:30 PM

The Greater Washington County Food Bank & its Board of Directors are pleased to announce that they will once again be holding the 8th Annual Taste of Washington on Thursday, October 9th from 5:30pm until 8:30pm at the Meadows Casino. The event will feature culinary delights from local eateries, music, gift baskets, raffles, and more! The cost to attend is just $35 with an advanced ticket and $40 at the door. All proceeds from the event will benefit the work of the Greater Washington County Food Bank and their mission to end hunger in Washington County.

There are many different ways to support this great event. Businesses and individuals that wish to be involved as a vendor, sponsor, or attendee are encouraged to contact the Greater Washington County Food Bank. For more information or to obtain tickets, please contact the Greater Washington County Food Bank at 724 229-8175.

The mission of the Greater Washington County Food Bank (located at 1020 Rte. 519 in Eighty Four, PA 15330) is to provide food and nutritional education to those residents of Washington County who are food insecure. For over 30 years the Greater Washington County Food Bank, a non-profit organization, has been providing groceries and nutritional information to food insecure residents of Washington County. The Food Bank distributes to as many as 5,200 families each month through our network of 38 pantries and 5 agencies located throughout the county. Currently 30% of our recipients are children under the age of 18, and over 20% are seniors. The Food Bank relies primarily on community support to meet these objectives in a caring and compassionate way.

The Graduates Club of Upper St. Clair Announces October 16th Luncheon

Start Date: Oct 16, 2014

End Date: Oct 16, 2014

The Graduates Club of Upper St. Clair Announces October 16th Luncheon

The Graduates Club of Upper St. Clair, founded in 1975, is an organization of former members ("graduates") of the Upper St. Clair Newcomers Club. Its object is the continuation of fellowship and acquaintances gained through social, civic and benevolent activities throughout the Upper St. Clair community.

Membership is open to any resident of Upper St. Clair; and, former residents who no longer reside in the Township. In addition, Non-Residents proposed by any member in good standing are also welcomed. The group meets the third Thursday for a luncheon meeting during October, January, March and May, plus an annual December Holiday Party.

The October Luncheon will be held at Peter's Place in Bridgeville at noon on Thursday, October 16th. Tom White, a former archivist at the Heinz History Center and current archivist at Duquesne University, will present the program "Forgotten Tales of Pittsburgh". Whether you are new to the area, or a lifelong Pittsburgher, you will find these tales both quirky and entertaining!

The Club welcomes new members as well as perspective members to attend this Luncheon. It offers many activities, virtually something for everyone, including: Book Group, Duplicate Bridge, Golf, Knitting, Mah Jong, Etc.

For further information about membership, please contact Deb Ullrich at 412.833.8871.
For Luncheon reservations, please contact Kathy Zawacki at 412.831.6255.

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