Community Calendar 4-24-13

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FAME Luncheon
APRIL 25—The Fund for Advancement of Minorities through Education will host the 15th Annual FAME Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Duquesne Club, 325 6th Ave., Downtown. The event will honor the anniversary of the minority scholarship program and will honor the 68 scholars and nine graduating seniors. Gregory Dell’Omo, Phd, president of Robert Morris will be the keynote speaker. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-363-5553 or visit http://www.famefund.org.

Beer Tasting Fundraiser
APRIL 25—The National Association of Black Accountants Inc. Pittsburgh Chapter will host the 2nd Annual “Cultivate & Brew” Beer Tasting Fundraiser from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sharp Edge Bistro, 922 Penn Ave., Strip District. The tasting will feature four exclusive beers and will be paired with hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds will benefit the Chapter of Operations and scholarship funds. For more information, visit http://www.nabapittsburgh.org.
Bayard Rustin
Lecture Series
APRIL 25—Deryck Tines will host the 2013 Bayard Rustin Lecture Series with Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright at 7 p.m. at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Reservations are required and there is VIP available, which will include a reception. For more information, call 412-983-8895.
Stand Against Racism
APRIL 26—The Community College of Allegheny County and the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh will host the Stand Against Racism Rally from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the CCAC Allegheny Campus Foerster Student Service Center, Auditorium Lobby, 808 Ridge Ave., North Side. The afternoon rally will include inspirational speakers, stickers and buttons, and information and resources. For more information, call 412-255-1466 or visit http://www.ywcapgh.org.
Youth at Work
APRIL 26—YouthWorks will host “Youth at Work: Building Dreams and Futures” from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. This is a celebration of the region’s future workforce. Brittny McGraw will be the mistress of ceremonies and producer, mentor and entrepreneur Emmai Aliquiva will be the special guest speaker. He will speak on “The sky is not the limit.” For more information, call 412-281-6629.
Spaghetti Dinner
Fundraiser
APRIL 27—The Kierra Keeps Caring Foundation will host a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser from 12-4 p.m. at Ammon Rec Center, 2217 Bedford Ave., Hill District. The fundraiser supports the KKCF 4th annual Walk 4 Life, which will take place in June and honors the memory of Sha’Vaughn Kierra Wallace. Wallace was an innocent victim of gun violence on the North Side. The spaghetti dinner will available for dine in or take out. For more information, call Carla Gaines-Robinson at 412-287-1318 or email kierrakeepscaringfoundation@gmail.com.
College Success
101 Conference
MAY 2—The Pittsburgh College Success Collaborative will host the College Success 101 Conference from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The one-day conference is designed to aid in preparing high school sophomores and juniors in Pittsburgh Public Schools and the surrounding area for the college admission process. For more information, call 412-715-6243 or visit http://www.collegesuccess101.org.
Adult Prom
MAY 3—A Giving Heart will host an Adult Prom from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh, 107 Sixth St., Downtown. The theme is “Celebrating Under the Stars.” There will be a king/queen crowning, live jazz, photos, a Chinese Auction and more. Proceeds will benefit the homeless. For more information, call Kim at 412-607-2681.
(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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