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Women Leadership Awards

MAY 25—The YWCA will host the Tribute to Women Leadership Awards Luncheon from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. Peggy Finnegan of WPXI will be the Mistress of Ceremonies and the honorees include Eva Tansky Blum, Yvonne Cook, Claudette R. Lewis, Janet Sarbaugh, Bonnie W. VanKirk, Rona Nesbit and Valerie Patrick Ph.D. Reservations are requested. For more information, call 412-255-1261 or visit http://www.ywcapgh.org.

 

Seminar

JUNE 6—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center, the Alzheimer Outreach Center and The University of Pittsburgh will host the Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 2 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, Conference Room A, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The theme is “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Is It Better the Second Time Around?” Willa Doswell, RN, PhD., will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be served. Registration is requested by June 3. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-962-2722.

Scholarship Luncheon

JUNE 11—Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund of Western Pennsylvania will host their 21at Annual High School Scholarship Awards Luncheon at 11 a.m. at Churchill Valley Country Club, 800 Beulah Rd., Churchill. David Allen of Allstate Insurance Company will be the guest speaker and jazz music will be presented by Wayne and Friends. The organization will give away several scholarships. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. For more information, call Chauncey Smith at 412-456-2471.

Book Presentations

JUNE 11—The Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Homewood Branch will host a Book Presentation and Reception from 2-3 p.m. at 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Two of the African-American reading club members and authors, Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt and Beatrice Vasser, PhD., will present signed copies of the books they have written to the library for its collection. For more information, call Pam Golden at Judith Kelly & Associates LLC at 412-281-0995.

Anniversary Celebration

JUNE 11—The Guys and Dolls Social Club will host their 19th Anniversary Celebration from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole, 5323 Penn Ave., Garfield. DJ Tricky Ricky will be the entertainment. There will be door prizes and this is a BYOB event. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, call Will Thorn at 412-471-5972.

Summer Food Program

JUNE 13—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host the SummerFood Program. This is a free breakfast, lunch and recreation program for youths and children 18 and under in economically disadvantaged communities. The program will run through August 19 at more than 100 area locations. For more information, call 412-350-2798.

Service

recommendations

JUNE 22—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services and Juvenile Justice will host a Public Discussion at 5 p.m. at DHS building, Liberty Conference Room Lower Level, One Smithfield St., Downtown. The discussion is to hear recommendations from County residents about how to coordinate services for children and youth in Allegheny County. Attendees will be able to speak directly with Director Mark Cherna, Juvenile Probation staff and administrators. For more information, call 412-350-5482.

Walk 4 Life

JUNE 25—The Kierra Keeps Caring Foundation and Lekurion Salon will host the 2nd Annual Walk 4 Life “Take A Step, Save A Soul” at 10 a.m. at the Schenley Park Trails, Oakland. Proceeds from the walk will benefit the foundation. For more information, call 412-287-1318.

(To have items listed on Community Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or email: newsroom@newpittsburghcourier.com.)

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