Daily Archive: August 1, 2012

Lifestyle

Generett retires from Dollar Bank

In managing and developing Dollar Bank’s lending, grant making and outreach strategies to low and moderate—income communities, Mona N. Generett, PhD, served as a catalyst in the creation of products and services, which ensures Dollar Bank’s relevancy to the widest range of individuals and businesses. On July 31, Generett retired after 18 years of service. Understanding the region’s people and their needs was her passion. MONA GENERETT Under Generett’s leadership, Dollar Bank’s federal ranking was outstanding or “best in class” for 18 consecutive years in the area of Community Reinvestment. The bank has consistently been highly praised for its residential and community development lending, for its investments and generous grants to organizations that provide services in low and moderate—income areas and families and for its overall community leadership.

Lifestyle

Micheaux takes high position at AIU

The Allegheny Intermediate is pleased to announce that Donna Micheaux, PhD, has been selected as the organization’s new Assistant Executive Director for Organizational Leadership and Development. She will be a member of the AIU’s Executive Leadership Team and will be responsible for the implementation of high-quality, cost-effective and meaningful leadership initiatives for school districts across Allegheny County. DONNA MICHEAUX

Lifestyle

AUBA celebrates 60 years, new head

Advocating education, economic development, senior care and being a place where young men can turn for healing are just some of the goals that the Allegheny Union Baptist Association plans to accomplish this year. “I believe the AUBA is a strong organization. Our churches recognize the vital issues plaguing our community,” said Rev. John Cook Jr., AUBA executive secretary and pastor of the North Side’s Victory Baptist Church. “It takes churches to engage in collaborative efforts to make our communities healthy and safer. As ministers we recognize and need a support network. Regardless of where we are all from, we are all dealing with a lot of the same things.”

Lifestyle

Clairton Bears score trip to DC

Clairton Bears quarterback Capri Thompson, 18, never thought his accomplishments on the gridiron would lead to the White House, but they did. “I was excited because I never thought I’d get the chance to get to D.C. or to see the White House or the Martin Luther King Monument. I liked the exposure because we weren’t used to anything like that,” said Thompson, who plans on studying Sports Management when he enters college next fall.

Lifestyle

Church Circuit

Church revival AUG. 2—Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host a Spiritual Restoration Revival at 7:30 p.m. The revival, which runs through Aug. 3, will give attendees the four R’s-being restored, renewed, refreshed and revived. The guest preacher will be Rev. Dr. Juanita Bynum. For more information, call 412-231-5683.