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

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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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“The Fits” Playing at the Harris Theater (downtown Pittsburgh, 809 Liberty Avenue) Mon, Jun 19 to Sat, Jun 24

In this captivating coming-of-age drama, a tomboyish preteen boxer (played by newcomer Royalty Hightower) is drawn to the female empowerment of the drill team that practices in the same rec center in Cincinnati’s West End where she trains. Details >> … Continue reading

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

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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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Strika Presents 2nd Annual PITTSBURGH JERK FESS – Sun, July 2, 2017 (Highland Park)

Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Jerk Fish, Jerk Pork, Jerk Crab, Jerk Lobster, Jerk Shrimp, Jerk Conch, Jerk burger – Everthing Jamaica and Caribbean Jerk! Reggae Music, Green Rose Sound, Country Bwoy Sound, DJ Cell Block, DJ Six K, Live band by … Continue reading

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The Borough of Wilkinsburg will be hosting their first MOVIE NIGHT this Friday 6/16

Fri, Jun 16, 8:00 PM } Intersection of Hay Street and Lamar Ave 15221 The Borough of Wilkinsburg will be hosting their first MOVIE NIGHT this Friday 6/16, weather permitting, at Taylor Park-corner of Hay St. and Lamar Ave. Secret … Continue reading

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Health & Wellness Seminar Featuring Dr. Llaila O. Afrika on July 1, 2017 at AAMI

Featuring the World Renown Holistic Specialist, Dr. Llaila O. Afrika Saturday July 1, 2017 at 4 PM at AAMI CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS Save

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Phenomenal Open Mic Series; Confessions featuring JG The Jugganaut on June 30th

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4th Annual Red Ribbon Golf Classic | Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Shadow Lakes Golf Course

Educating Teens Inc.’s 4th Annual Red Ribbon Golf Classic Round up your foursome!

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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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ROLL with SOUL! Get in Soul Pitt’s Summer Edition. Call 412.407.SOUL or adsales@thesoulpitt.com by 6/30/17

ROLL with SOUL! Get in Soul Pitt’s Summer Edition. Call 412.407.SOUL or adsales@thesoulpitt.com by 6/30/17

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[Press Release] The Bridge Fundraiser, June 15, 2017

NEW LIVE MUSIC VENUE PLANNED FOR PITTSBURGH The Bridge Music Hall to hold fundraiser  PITTSBURGH, PA (PittsburghNewsWire.com) — A new Pittsburgh music venue is being developed! The Bridge Music Hall (The Bridge) is a non-profit, membership based music venue that … Continue reading

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Register NOW for Eastminster’s Performing Arts Camp 2017 (Runs June 19-23)

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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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Expired: You’re Invited! Dividends Over Dinner on June 13th with Mr. Jerrell Smith, Edward Jones

On behalf of Edward Jones, I am pleased to invite you and a guest to my Dividends over Dinner Series on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Time: 5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.; registration will begin at 5:15 P.M.   Our topic for … Continue reading

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Expired: Youth Explosion 2017 Hosted by Kingdom Seekers | June 8, 10th and 11th

For more information, contact Robyn at 412.886.4902

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Expired: Free event at Carnegie Museum of Art featuring Bradford Young and Common, Friday June 16, 2017

On Friday evening, June 16, 2017, Carnegie Museum of Art is sponsoring a collaborative program in the Music Hall featuring Bradford Young and Common. Mr. Young is an award-winning cinematographer known for his recent work in the movies, “Selma” and … Continue reading

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Award-Winning British singer Laura Mvula LIVE June 15th at August Wilson Center

Award – winning British singer Laura Mvula, has been the critics’ choice in the United Kingdom for the last four years. Don’t miss this soulful vocalist known for her inventive, atmospheric mix of R&B, jazz, classical, and pop.  CLICK HERE … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival presented by Citizens Bank | June 16-18

The Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival presented by Citizens Bank began as a labor of love between the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the great jazz legacy of the city of Pittsburgh. Seven years later, we invite people from around the world, … Continue reading

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Expired: Award-Winning Singer & Activist, Angélique Kidjo, LIVE at August Wilson Center June 17th

Angélique Kidjo is a Beninese Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and activist, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. Time Magazine has called her “Africa’s premier diva.” The BBC has included Kidjo in its list of the African continent’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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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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The Miles Group | Now Hiring Agents & Mangers!

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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

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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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Wilkinsburg Demolition Projects

Date: 1/4/17 Contact: Patrick Shattuck, Council Pres. or Donn Henderson, Borough Mgr. 412-244-2969 Borough Statement on Demolitions and Blight 1/3/17 Last week, multiple news channels have chosen to focus on recent emergency demolition projects in Wilkinsburg.  While dealing with blight … Continue reading

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Wilkinsburg Ardmore Grant

Ardmore Boulevard in Wilkinsburg will be getting a facelift in 2017 thanks to a recently awarded grant. On Tuesday, December 6th, Governor Wolf announced investments to support statewide economic development and infrastructure efforts and job creation through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, … Continue reading

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Pledge Your Support for the Train Station Project

Visit WilkStation.org to contribute to this landmark community project today We kicked off the Wilkinsburg Train Station Restoration Project earlier this month, and are excited to announce we are well on our way to reaching our $3 million goal! To … Continue reading

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Scrubba’s Cleaning | We free up your time so you can focus on what matters

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Hire an Urban Real Estate Specialist that CARES About the Community You Want to Live In.

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Who has helped you achieve where you are today?

Eight new graduates across Point Park University’s four schools shared their thoughts about who has helped them along their journey to earning a master’s degree from Point Park. Below is the response from a friend of Soul Pitt, Mr. Lorenzo … Continue reading

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