BILL NEAL

BILL NEAL

You can put a fork in them if you want.  Not me.  NO-SIR-REE!  Your Pittsburgh Pirates will get that wild card and yes Little Jimmy this year they will make the play-offs.  That’s all I can promise ya now . . . but that you can take to the bank!

Another hats off, tip of the cap, atta-boy, hoo-rah, and whatever else you have to salute one of Pittsburgh’s finest athletes and one of our greatest people, Gerald “Scout” Warwick.  He of Peabody, Penn Hills and IUP basketball fame now with the Harlem Wizards pro basketball team.  Proud of you man.  Thanks for your time at our Armon Gilliam Basketball Camp.  You made a difference!

Speaking of greatness being achieved, a major salute to Gerald “G-Money” Brooks and his tremendous success on and off the court.  You so called in the paint players.  Remember how he worked you for all you were worth.  Well now “G-Money” is money.  Don’t miss the grand opening of the Grindware Center, Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 500 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA  15221.  For more information, call 412-219-3767.  Open House from 6:00-10:00 p.m.  Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.  (Hors d’oeuvres, that’s little tiny food to you Perry grads.)  Let’s go Pittsburgh.  Support this effort.  This is one of the good guys!

And speaking of Perry, can we please stop this shooting.

Rev it up ya’ll.  The great Eat-N-Pak Car Cruise and Show is on the way Sunday, September 25, 2016, 3:00-7:00 p.m. (Light rain or shine)(Steelers are out of town).  Trophies in category – $100, Best Car on site – Pittsburgh Steeler Super Bowl legends Dwayne Woodruff and Robin Cole special guests along with Pittsburgh basketball legend and pro player in South America/Argentina Gerald “G-Money” Brooks and World Masters track champion Charles Buddy Allie.  50/50 raffle, the Sensation Models, prizes and surprises and the legendary Eat-N-Park food and shakes.  $5 donation benefits the Child Care Program for Children’s Hospital.  Call Achieving Greatness at 412-628-4856 or event co-sponsor, The United Rays Corvette Club at 412-584-3335 for more info.  (Book bags and school supplies given out to the first 100 kids.)

Here’s the next in a long line of reminders.  The 3rd Annual Pittsburgh City League All-Sports Hall of Fame Inductions coming your way in grand fashion Sunday, November 6, 2016.  (Non-Steeler home game), this year inducting the next 20 greatest living athletes in Pittsburgh City League history and the 1976 5th Avenue High School State Championship team featuring Sam “Bam” Clancy and Bill Clarke.  This year we go big at the Heinz History Center, Downtown Strip District.  2:00-5:00 p.m. you can tour the entire museum at no cost – $50 ticket cost – $25 for youth 12 and under – hors d’oeuvres – refreshments, vendors, photo ops – prizes and surprises.  This year’s keynote speaker, Ms. Esther Bush, President of the Urban League of Pittsburgh and a Bulldog cheerleader.  Call 412-628-4856 for information.  And remember, last year was a sell-out!

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