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Highmark | If Detected Early, You Have a 90% Chance of Beating Cancer.

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Wilkinsburg’s Johnston Elementary School To Be Transformed Into a Community Space

The former Johnston Elementary School Property will soon open again, as a hub for Community Events and Small Businesses COMMUNITY  FORGE  WEBSITE:  www.CommunityForgePGH.com  GENERAL CONTACT EMAIL: Hello@Forge.Community      PHOTOS FOR PUBLICATION: http://bit.ly/2uJccfF WILKINSBURG, PA – On July 18th, the mission-driven organization … Continue reading

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State Rep. Jake Wheatley is hosting the 5th Annual Health and Wellness Weekend | Aug 18-20, 2017

Join us for a fun, informative and empowering weekend of events that will provide new concepts and resources that promote a healthier, sustainable lifestyle. 

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20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art | Jul 22–Dec 31, 2017 at Heinz Galleries

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Save Lives to the Beat! Monday, August 7th at Schenley Park

Save Lives to the Beat!  Monday, August 7th at 5:30PM – 7:30PM at Vietnam Veterans Pavilion @ Schenley Park. For Information Contact: Brenda Parks, brenda.parks@heart.org | Lisa Upsher, lupsher@core.org

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WISE Research Study | Are You 65 Or Older and Have Had A Fall-Related Fracture?

Participants will receive up to $150 for study participation. FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact Research Coordinator  412-647-5341

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It’s Your Move! | Executive MBA (EMBA) Program

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Melinda F. Emerson to Keynote Pittsburgh Collective Community Impact 2017 Forum on Aug 18th

This inaugural Forum will connect you with valuable potential partners including business owners, regional leaders and technical assistance providers. The day’s programming is focused on identifying and promoting opportunities for growth and partnership in the Greater Pittsburgh Region including the … Continue reading

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Rae’s End Of Summer Soiree & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Aug 27th at 3PM

Please join Rae Coleman, Enhanced Creativity staff, the mayor of Pittsburgh, and Theresa Kail Smith as we celebrate the grand opening of a new floral and linen rental shop in Sheradan PA. We are located at 630 Hillsboro Street, 15204 … Continue reading

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Grab a Bite to Eat at Liam’s Fish, Wings & Things Located in Wilkinsburg

501 Penn Avenue Wilkinsburg, PA 15221 Next to East End Busway CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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Smooth First Friday } August 4th at Roland’s Grill | Featuring Anita Levels and Playing 80’s & 90’s Music

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Caribbean Seafood Fess on Aug 13 at Highland Park presented by Strika

Intregrating Caribbean Flavours For A True Mouth Watering Exhilarating Caribbean Experience To TanTalise Your Taste Buds From Red Snapper Fish To Shellfish Simmering Stews. CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS!

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MAXIMIZE Your Credit Score | Call 412-837-9383

Don’t Settle for Living with Bad Credit Anymore.  We can help you restore your credit! Call 412-837-9383 www.FESconnect.net/GManker Save

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Coming Soon! Soul Pitt Quarterly’s 30th Issue with a cover story on the “Power of TWO: Partners in Passion & Purpose”

Coming Soon! Soul Pitt Quarterly’s 30th issue with a cover story on the “Power of TWO: Partners in Passion & Purpose” profiling four married couples from our region joining forces in entertainment, healthcare, fitness and hospitality.  They will surely inspire … Continue reading

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August Wilson Community Day and Gallery Exhibit Openings | Saturday, July 15th, 2pm-6pm

Saturday, July 15 at 2 PM – 6 PM at the August Wilson Center attend an open house and opening of (3) exhibits. In the BNY Mellon Gallery (1st floor) experience the collection of Black character animation that changed Saturday … Continue reading

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The Miles Group | Now Hiring Agents & Mangers!

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Christmas in August Liquor Tree Raffle

Click here or image for larger view To learn more about Anna Middleton-Waite Learning Center visit, www.amwlearningcenter.org Save Save

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Dance Africa 2017 on July 21-23 presented by Legacy Arts Project & KST

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House of Soul, Guarcha & Cello Fury LIVE @ Summer Nights on Fri 8/4 at Sherwood

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Wesley Family Services Transportation Programs

Ways to Work Family Car Loans Contact us today!  866.965.5929, Ext. 650 Or visit www.pawaystowork.org Families Outside | Call 412.661.1670, Ext. 628 Or visit www.fswp.org

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BILAL – In Pittsburgh One Night Only! Fri Aug 4th at August Wilson Center

Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter, musician and producer, Bilal is noted for his wide vocal range, Bilal has been a featured artist on songs by Beyoncé, Musiq, Clipse, Sa-Ra, Jay-Z, and several others, including many of his fellow Soulquarians, but it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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CCAC | Free Healthcare Training

See if you qualify at https://ccac.edu/pathway/

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ROLL with SOUL! Get in Soul Pitt’s Summer Edition. Call 412.407.SOUL or adsales@thesoulpitt.com by 7/7/17

Due to an overwhelming response, we have extended our ad deadline to 7/7/17! ROLL with SOUL! Get in Soul Pitt’s Summer Edition. Call 412.407.SOUL or adsales@thesoulpitt.com by 6/30/17 7/7/17

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African American Chamber of Commerce Names Keeshia Muhammad Chief Operating Officer

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania (www.aaccwp.com) announced that Marketing Executive Keeshia Muhammad has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within the Chamber. Ms. Muhammad will report to Doris Carson Williams, CCE-President and Chief Executive … Continue reading

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Recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes? You may be eligible to participate in this study.

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Expired: A Gathering of Sons | Runs June 15-July 8

Our new world premiere gospel/jazz opera A Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a white police officer, parents of a newborn child, and a collection of spirits who watch over the … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Is Now Hiring Career & Technical Education Teachers!

Start your application today, visit  www.pps.k12.pa.us/careers  CLICK HERE FOR PDF OF FLYER Save

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Soul Pitt Founder & CEO, Donna Baxter Porcher named one of Talk Magazine’s 100 Influential Pennsylvanians

I am pleased, honored and very humbled to be listed as #43 among 100 Influential Pennsylvanians and to join others, including MANY who I have long admired and respected.  Thank you Roxanne Sewell and Talk Magazine!  This was a total … Continue reading

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[Employment Opportunity] Interim Executive Director | SEWICKLEY COMMUNITY CENTER

RESPONSIBILITIES Develop and document an actionable long-term Strategic Plan for the Sewickley Community Center Develop, plan, initiate, and oversee fundraising/grant writing activities per the priorities of the Strategic Plan Develop, document, and launch plan to secure funding required to hire … Continue reading

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PUBLIC NOTICE: The Cambria County Transit Authority (CamTran)

PUBLIC NOTICE DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GOAL FOR FFY 2018-2020 The Cambria County Transit Authority (CamTran) hereby announces its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program goal under guidelines of 49 CFR Part 26 and the regulations and directions of the U. S. … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Destiny | Serving girls, ages 8-18, who reside in Clairton, North Side, and East End areas of Pittsburgh.

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Join the Sisters & Friends Getaway to Martha’s Vineyard in September 2017

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Willette’s Hair Designs | Located in Pgh’s East Side | 412-362-7861

Visit our website at www.WillettesHairDesigns.com

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Hank’s Helping Hand

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Get specially-priced tickets with your Port Authority ConnectCard!

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Expired: CCAC | College Kickstart Day | FREE Open House Events in April, June, and July

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Soul Pitt Quarterly’s Spring 2017 issue is SuperSonic!

Look out for our Spring 2017 Soul Pitt Quarterly issue featuring the SuperSonic success of Troy Miles and Darrell Warden of The Miles Group.  PLUS, read about candidates who want your vote on May 16th!  This 116 page sold out … Continue reading

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Diversity, Inclusion and Fairness.

Mr. Kirkland is the Pennsylvania Department of General Services Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities. Diversity, Inclusion and Fairness. I’m certain we all are familiar with these three words and what they mean. In Pennsylvania’s state government … Continue reading

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CITY OF PITTSBURGH CAREERS | Your Bridge to Endless Opportunities

Apply Today!  www.pghjobs.net

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Find out what’s new at the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

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Thomas Merton Center Employment Opportunity | Executive Director

Job Title:  Executive Director Job Status:  exempt, full-time Reports to and Supervised by: Executive Committee, Board of Directors Position Supervises: Staff, interns and volunteers Expected Start Date: June 2017 Pay Rate: $39,000/year salary and health care benefits Position Summary: This … Continue reading

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Darrell Warden: A Pittsburgh Success Story

By Christiana Dillard “It’s always about being better.”  Darrell Warden, hiring manager for Team Warden & Team Tri-state Group (a part of The Miles Group Insurance Agency) is the embodiment of his own statement. The agency has personnel in Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

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Miles Group Agent Spotlight | LEA HUTSON, Final Expense Insurance Agent / Recruiter

After working for nearly 2 decades as a public school teacher leader, an unbelievable opportunity knocked at my door. With gratitude, I will be celebrating my 3rd anniversary serving as a final expense life insurance agent with Lincoln Heritage and … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Help Expand NAP in Distressed Communities

Over the past few years, we’ve asked you to call your elected officials in support of funding increases to the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). Thanks to your advocacy, there is increasing, bipartisan support to expand the program to help … Continue reading

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TrZade Salon Open NOW on Brownsville Road | Book Your Appt TODAY 412.431.1100

TrZade Salon 113 Brownsville Rd. Pittsburgh PA. 15210 We are a Professional Hair & Nail Salon in which we provide an ultimate client experience through exceptional service, great atmosphere and superior technical skills. OPENING HOURS > Tue – Sat: 9am … Continue reading

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Community College of Allegheny County | SMART MOVE.

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Child with dyslexia? Learn More. | Provident Charter School

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Join Pgh Police | Lead. Serve. Protect.

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Governor Wolf Announces Appointment of Kerry L. Kirkland as Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced the appointment of Kerry L. Kirkland to serve as the Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities in the Pennsylvania Department of General Services. “We are excited to be bringing Kerry … Continue reading

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QuickFlicks Photography by Brandon McMillan

QuickFlicks Photography by Brandon McMillan PO BOX 559 Duquesne PA 15110 412-983-6702 www.qfphotography.com QuickFlicks Facebook https://www.instagram.com/quickflicks_photo/

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Healthy Start, Inc. is HIRING!

Healthy Start, Inc., a federally funded program, is hiring entry level Community Health Workers to identify and educate eligible participants for the Healthy Start program.  We serve any resident of Allegheny County who is pregnant and/or parenting a child under … Continue reading

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Third Day Soaps & Garden > Earthly, Holistic Skin & Body Care | 412.290.0611

CLEANSE | MOISTURIZE | HYDRATE 412.290.0611 www.ThirdDaySoapsGarden.com “The earth bring forth the grass, the herb that yields seed, and the fruit tree that yields fruit…and the evening and the morning were the Third Day.” Our mission is to use Ingredients … Continue reading

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Start an Exciting Career with the Allegheny County Police

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PUSH Spotlight on DEBRA BONNEAU | “A Manly Movement that Motivates Women!”

PUSH co-owner Deavon Hammonds, ask Debra Bonneau five questions about what she is PUSHing through and how she is coping with being a caregiver. 1. What are you are PUSHing through right now? Being a full-time caregiver for my mother … Continue reading

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TrZade Salon Opened NOW on Brownsville Road | Book Your Appointment TODAY 412.431.1100

Located at 113 Brownsville Rd. Pittsburgh PA. 15210 We are a Professional Hair & Nail Salon in which we provide an ultimate client experience through exceptional service, great atmosphere and superior technical skills. OPENING HOURS > Tue – Sat: 9am … Continue reading

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2017 Cincinnati Music Festival | July 28 – 29 at Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati OH

Attend the Cincinnati Music Festival just once, and you will realize you are embarking on a musical experience like none other. Over twenty thousand like-minded people gathered like a huge family for one purpose – to enjoy the greatest music … Continue reading

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Get Gorgeous Hair in an Instant with the Mermeida System | WWW.MERMEIDA.COM

USE COUPON CODE SOULPITT TO SAVE $$ ON MERMEIDA VISIT US AT WWW.MERMEIDA.COM Save

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Perry Insurance Group | Individual / Family or Group health insurance

Individual / Family or Group health insurance Affordable Health Care Act (Shop) and (Marketplace / Exchange) To avoid penalty (IRS), enrollment begins November 1, 2016 ends January 31, 2017.  Save hundreds on health insurance! Call Perry Insurance Group for more … Continue reading

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Gwen’s Girls | Immediate Openings For our FREE Afterschool Program!

Our after-school program provides an opportunity for girls to interact with peers who have similar goals and ambitions, get help with their homework, learn life skills, discover their unique talents and have fun. We know that a girl’s peers are … Continue reading

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Ride Simpler | One zone. No matter how far you’re going.

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