Jazz on the Hillside features local jazz giants

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The 9th Annual Jazz on the Hillside is made possible in part through the generous support of Arthur G. Gilkes, Esq., Dollar Bank, Highmark, UPMC and Robert Wholey’s.  Contributions and donations are tax-deductible, and proceeds from this event support the programs of SHCDP that include:

•After School Tutorial Enrichment Program (A-STEP)

•Summer Enrichment Program

•Nadia Track And Field Program

•Project Learns At Weil Elementary School

•Parent Support Groups

•Early Childhood Classrooms

 

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TONY MOWOD introduces the band members and emcees the program.

 

 The Schenley Heights Community Development Program was established in 1995 to provide an alternative to crime and other socially destructive activities that too often plague inner city, low-income communities. The organization’s target population is Pittsburgh’s urban youth, most whom dwell in the Hill District community.

 

 

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE—Jazz on the Hillside committee from left in front:  Geraldine Monroe, Ellen Estomin, Victoria Garner,  Tony Mowod, Carolyn Davis, and Kevin Pugh. In back from left:   Rev. Johnnie Monroe, Arthur Gilkes, and Dewitt Walton.

 

 Through a variety of successful programs, each year over 350 participants ages 3-18 and their families are exposed to various activities that promote academic and life success as well as activities that encourage behavioral and physical wellness.

 

(For more information about Jazz on the Hillside and the Schenley Heights Community Development Program, please call 412-621-3341, or visit www.shcdpoJazzrg.)

 

 

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