Run Baby Run Happy Hour -- Meet other women interested in politics
The very first Run, Baby, Run Happy Hour. This one's dedicated to the ladies that will soon be populating W PA's ballots, of course the guys are welcome also. All are welcome to attend.
RBR Happy Hour:
Monday, Oct. 17, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
At Tonic, 971 Liberty Ave (at 10th)
( 2nd floor )
Please email Gloria firstname.lastname@example.org if you'll be able to attend.
DEMOCRACY IN DANGER 101 -- ELECTION INTEGRITY FORUM
Monday, October 17th
7:00 - 9:00 PM
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Room 118 in Village Hall
Come and learn what you can do to help protect your right to vote and have your vote counted accurately! Learn about the purchase of new polling equipment under the Help America Vote Act, and about upcoming Election Reform bills in Congress and the PA General Assembly. The
evening will feature a short film and multimedia, and petitions will be available to sign that will be delivered to various county, state, and federal level representatives.
The speaker will be national Election Integrity activist Marybeth Kuznik, who is a Founder of VotePA, and a long-time pollworker in Westmoreland County. Speaker bio here:
In a time when we claim to be delivering democracy around the globe we must make certain that we uphold the most democratic values here at home.
Pittsburgh Gaming Task Force Meetings
Have an opinion on gambling in the Burg?
Now is the time to talk about it - the Post-Gazette reported that this week the open meeting about casinos in Pittsburgh was poorly attended and that most of the people who did attend were potential developers. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05284/586263.stm
There is still time to be heard - here is the list of upcoming meetings that the Pittsburgh Gaming Task Force is holding:
Oct 19 - 6:30-8:30, Regional Enterprise Tower, 31st Floor
Oct 24 - 6:30-8:30, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild
Nov 1 - 6:30-8:30, Goodwill Industries of Pgh Cafeteria
Nov 16 - 6:30-8:30, Regional Enterprise Tower 31st Floor
Meeting on sponsored by Conscience and AFSC
Friday, October 21, 7 – 9 PM
Friends Meeting House, 4836 Ellsworth Ave. Pittsburgh
Militarization of the Educational System in Israel Relevance to Counter Recruitment Work in Pittsurgh
Also: A few months ago Bruce Krane who produces Courting Controversy on PCTV21 did a 45 min segment on counter recruitment with two members from Pittsburgh organizing Group and me from AFSC and Conscience. It is presently being aired and if you are interested it is being presented on the following dates:
10/19 4:00 PM
10/22 10:00 Pm
10/25 8:00 Pm
10/28 12:00 PM
10/31 7:00 PM
11/4 5:00 Pm
70's & 80's Oldies Cabaret Fundraiser by Committee to Elect Tonya Payne
Where: East Liberty Legion Post # 5 126 Highland Avenue
When: October 22, 2005
Time: 8:00pm to 1:00 am
$ 10.00 in Advance
$ 15.00 at the door
Set-ups $ 3.00
DJ Eric Christian
Sponsored by: Committee to Elect Tonya Payne
For ticket information contact : (412) 255-0663
Howard Dean's Coming to Pittsburgh
Governor Edward G. Rendell
Judi & Mark Aronchick * Bill Benter * Peter Karlovich * Leo Castagnari * Reanette & Steve Frobouck * Steve Herforth * Steve Irwin * Richard Pearson
Host Committee (In Formation)
Maximilian F. Beier * Kirk Burkley * David Caliguiri * Mark Daffner * Doug McKechnie * La'Tasha Mayes * Alice Mitinger * Lindsey Patross * Tonya Payne * Jennifer Rapach * Matt Smith * Pat Sweeney * John Sylvester * Richard Taylor * Yarone Zober
invite you to join
Governor Howard Dean
Chairman of the Democratic National Committee http://www.democrats.org/events/pgh
For a young professionals reception
October 25, 2005
At the home of Peter J. Karlovich & Steven Herforth
For more information or to join the host committee, please contact Melanie Wong at email@example.com or 202-863-7163 or Andrew Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Contributions or gifts to the Democratic National Committee are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.
Walk For Racial Harmony
Women for Pittsburgh 2000 is sponsoring a Walk For Racial Harmony.
Saturday, November 5, 2005
Start: SCHENLEY PARK
Participant and Volunteer info: www.wp2000.org
Application and Event Details at:
Women of Pittsburgh 2000 is a non-profit organization of committed Christian women dedicated to breaking down racial barriers between women from Greater Pittsburgh area churches to encourage change consistent with Christian values.