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More WIC changes offer more assistance

With new changes to the Women, Infant, Children program, now more families will be eligible for assistance. The Allegheny County Health Department announced this week that effective July 1; there will be an increase in income limits from 1.9 percent to 2.8 percent. As of May 31, WIC, a federally funded program for income and medically eligible pregnant women, postpartum mothers, breastfeeding mother and children under the age of 5, served 16,000 individuals.

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Arts & Culture Calendar 6-26-13

Thursday 27Radio Golf The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company presents “Radio Golf” at 8 p.m. at 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Radio Golf is set in the 1990s and involves an Ivy-League educated lawyer who aspires to redevelop the Hill District and become the first Black mayor of Pittsburgh. But there is one house that stands in his way. The past confronts the future in the present as he discovers the house is more than an obstacle to progress. The show will run through June 29. For more information, visit http://www.pghplaywrights.org.

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Community Calendar 6-26-13

Downtown TourJUNE 28—The Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation will host a Downtown Tour from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Grant Street entrance of the Omni William Penn Hotel, 520 William Penn Place, Downtown. There will be a 90-minute walking tour of downtown Pittsburgh and its more than 25 architectural landmarks, interiors and significant urban spaces. For more information, call 412-471-5808 or marylu@phlf.org.

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Business Calendar 6-26-13

Job InterviewsJULY 2—Priority Two will host a Job Interview Workshop from 7-9 p.m. at North Way Community, 12121 Perry Highway, Wexford. Attendees will discover how to handle the tough interview questions and how to make one’s self stand out from the competition. Registration is required and the cost is $15. For more information, email Dick Horn at rphorn.pa@comcast.net.