Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The McMurray Rotary Club is seeking requests for philanthropies.
The McMurray Rotary Club is seeking requests from local organizations for its 2012-13 philanthropies. The club annually assists local organizations in the Peters Township and Washington County area. Most contributions are under $1,000, although some are higher. Interested groups should send their request to the McMurray Rotary Club, 2012 Philanthropies, at P. O. Box 1291, McMurray, PA 15317. All requests must be received by January 4, 2013. Additional questions can be directed to the club's treasurer Michael Silvestri at 412-941-4180.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Fill your belly and your heart by attending this event, which features signature dishes prepared by some of Pittsburgh’s top chefs and directly benefits less fortunate women and families in Pennsylvania.
“If you can help one young woman, and enable her to do things she’d otherwise be unable to do and strive for something better in life, that’s how things will change. Even one-by-one, it’s a step in the right direction.” That’s the personal philosophy of Julia Black, and it echoes the organizational mission of the group for which she serves as publicity chairwoman. Black is but one of 34 philanthropic ladies who volunteer for WOMEN of Southwestern PA, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to directly supporting less fortunate women and families in Allegheny, Washington, Greene and Fayette counties. WOMEN (which is an acronym for Women Organized to Mentor, Empower and Network) has been in existence for approximately 14 years. It is an …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Also discussed at Monday night's Board of School Directors meeting were vouchers, student organization fundraisers and new hires, among other things.
High School Renovations Postponed In her comments at this month’s meeting of the Peters Township Board of School Directors, district Superintendent Dr. Nina Zetty said that the Peters Township High School renovation project will be postponed so that the district can focus on other goals. Zetty’s statement came after she reiterated five of the habits and goals of the district: student achievement; quality leadership and accountability, which focuses on fiscal responsibility; a safe and secure learning environment; faculty excellence; and, communication. “In order for the goal of establishing a fiscally-responsible long-term budget in these challenging times, the board has reviewed the finances and heard the voice of the community and will …