Daily Archive: July 24, 2013



Community Calendar 7-24-13

Youth Summer Expo JULY 26—One Oxford Centre and Entrepreneuring Youth will host its Entrepreneuring Youth Summer Expo from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. Guests will see firsthand the impact of entrepreneurial learning. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase original artwork, crafts and other products from experienced youth business owners. For more information, call 412-456-2929 or visit http://www.eyouthamerica.org.



Reaction to birth of royal heir in UK

A selection of British daily newspapers on Wednesday July 24, 2013 headlining the news of the birth of a son to Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It was announced on Monday that Prince William’s wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. The baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. (AP Photo/Tony Hicks) Reaction to Monday’s birth of a baby boy to Prince William and his wife, Kate. The prince is now third in line to the British throne:

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This Week In Black History 7-24-13

ALEXANDRE DUMAS For the week of July 24-30 July 24 1651—Anthony (or Antonio) Johnson, a free Black man who had purchased freedom for himself and his wife, is awarded 250 acres of land in North Hampton, Va. Johnson was among the first group of 20 Black indentured servants brought to America in 1619. Indentured servitude was a form of slavery which allowed the person to either work for or purchase his freedom. After becoming free, Johnson became the first wealthy Black person in America. He even purchased five indentured servants of his own. He probably picked up the name “Johnson” from his original owner but in official records from the period he is simply referred to as “Antonio the Negro.”



Citizens Bank president pushed for workforce and industry diversity at Chamber breakfast

NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL—Daniel Fitzpatrick, president and CEO of Citizens Bank Pennsylvania, tells the African American Chamber of Commerce the bank is not only working to build the economy of the future but also the diverse workforce that will allow it to grow and prosper. (Photo by Christian Morrow) Daniel Fitzpatrick, president and CEO of Citizens Bank Pennsylvania, told the audience at African American Chamber of Commerce July Business Breakfast that the bank is committed to building the region’s economy, workforce and diversity.



Business Calendar 7-24-13

Business Series JULY 25—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown and Business Location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Lunch and Learn: Navigating Change at Work.” Professionals from Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will facilitate a discussion focused on understanding workplace change; how one can thrive in a turbulent environment; and how to manage one’s stress and attitudes associated with the change. This is a free event, seating is limited and on a first-come basis. For more information, call LaMonica at 412-281-7141 or email business@carnegielibrary.org.




Bill Neal :10 There’s a price to pay for cheating on your wife…not that I would know…I’ve never cheated! But clearly there must be and I guess it’s a number game. So the game must be this. For every woman you cheated with, that’s how many majors you have to lose before you can win again. Hey Tiger, I guess you got about “25” more losses coming. Hey, don’t blame me. I don’t make the rules. I just pass them along.



Out & About 7-24-13

These three gentlemen came to CJ’s in the Strip with class and style in a stretched limousine and partied all night long. This week I visited the Compass Club in the Hill District, CJ’s in the Strip District, Ava Lounge in East Liberty and Savoy Restaurant and Lounge in the Strip District.My first stop was at CJ’s in the Strip District where everyone came out to celebrate birthdays, eat delicious food and party the night away with DJ Nick Nice on the 1’s and 2’s. My next stop was at Savoy Restaurant and Lounge in the Strip District where John Bettis celebrated his birthday in grand style with family and friends at the Day Party held in his honor. My next stop was at Ava Lounge in East Liberty where DJ Big Phil was on the 1’s and 2’s doing his thing for the crowd. My final destination was at the Compass Club in the Hill District where newlyweds Michael and Stacey Thomas held their wedding reception with family and friends in attendance. Congratulations to both of you. You know Brotha Ash has a REAL CONNECTION to the community. Send all of your party and event information to info@BrothaAshProductions.com and I’ll see you next week OUT AND ABOUT!