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Housing workshop

JUNE 19—The Mon Valley Initiative will host a Pre-Purchase Housing Workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 305 East 8th Ave., Homestead. This workshop will promote homeownership in the Mon Valley through presentations made by mortgage lending and real estate professionals. The presentations will give information about lending products for low- to moderate-income first-time homebuyers that includes down payment and closing cost assistance. There will be a light breakfast and lunch and will be provided. For more information, call Mike Mauer at 412-464-4000, ext. 4008 or visit http://www.monvalleyintiative.com.

Juneteenth celebration

JUNE 19—The Sewickley Community Center will host a Juneteenth Celebration at 9 a.m. at 15 Chadwick St., Sewickley. Youth of all ages are welcome to participate in the 3-on-3-basketball tournament, which is part of the celebration. The cost is $15. For more information, call 412-741-5430.

Scholarship luncheon

JUNE 19—The Dr. Edna M. Brown Scholarship Committee will host a Scholarship Luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the California University of Pennsylvania Performance Center of the Elmo Natali Student Center, 250 University Ave., California. The luncheon will honor an African-American high school student senior with a scholarship towards college. Also, the top female and male African-American students in grades K-12 from several schools will be honored. For more information, call Carly Brown at 724-322-9973.

Day of solidarity

JUNE 19—The Community Empowerment Association’s African American Leadership Institute will host a Day of Black Male Solidarity Community Forum from 12-4 p.m. at Schenley High School, 129 Denniston St., East Liberty. The theme is “INDABA: Gathering of the Community.” The event will address the alarming plight of African-Americans males in the region’s largest school district, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and will include a panel discussion on “The Education of African American Males in Pittsburgh: Saving Our Sons, Broadening the Dialogue.” For more information, call Rashad Byrdsong at 412-371-3689, ext. 14.

Father’s Day celebration

JUNE 19—The Muhammad Study Group will host a Father’s Day Celebration from 4-8 p.m. at the Wyndham Hotel, 3454 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The theme is “Taking Responsibility to Rebuild Our Community.” There will be a white carpet extravaganza, awards, banquet dinner, live jazz and entertainment. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. For more information, call 412-390-7860.

Golf fundraiser

JUNE 21—The Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will host their 10th Annual Golf for Goodwill at Treesdale Golf & Country Club, One Arnold Palmer Drive, Gibsonia.  The event includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, cocktails, dinner, prizes and more. For more information, call Jean Nelson-Sims at 412-390-2396 or e-mail jean.nelsonsims@­goodwillswpa.org.

Basketball tournament

JUNE 26—Perseverance Mentoring will host their first three-on-three Basketball Fundraiser Tournament at the Jefferson Recreation Center, 605 Rednap St., North Side. This is an energetic and family oriented tournament designed to allow mentees, students and local community residents to play and watch the game. For more information, call 412-894-3194 or visit http://www.perseverancementoring.org.

Golf and tennis classics

JUNE 28—The National Black MBA Association Pittsburgh Chapter will host its Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Golf and Tennis Classics at 1 p.m. at Montour Heights Country Club, Coraopolis. The proceeds benefit high school seniors and college undergraduate and graduate students through a scholarship fund. There will be a dinner and registration is at 11 a.m. The cost is $150 for a round of golf and $70 for tennis. For more information, call Al Valentine at 412-215-4522 or e-mail val14@zoominternet.net or visit http://www.nbmbaapgh.org.

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