What Fresh Hell Is This?

October 17, 2005

Things to do; places to go; people to meet!

TODAY -- OCT. 17:

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 gtforouzan@yahoo.com if you'll be able to attend.



Monday, October 17th
7:00 - 9:00 PM
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Room 118 in Village Hall
Free Admission

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.


OCT. 19th

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

OCT 21st

Conscience Events

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


OCT 22nd

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

Adults Only

DJ Eric Christian

Sponsored by: Committee to Elect Tonya Payne

For ticket information contact : (412) 255-0663


OCT 25th

Howard Dean's Coming to Pittsburgh

Event Chair
Governor Edward G. Rendell

Event Co-Chairs
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
5:30-7:00 p.m.
At the home of Peter J. Karlovich & Steven Herforth
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



For more information or to join the host committee, please contact Melanie Wong at wongm@dnc.org or 202-863-7163 or Andrew Wright at wrighta@dnc.org .

Contributions or gifts to the Democratic National Committee are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.


NOV 5th

Walk For Racial Harmony

Women for Pittsburgh 2000 is sponsoring a Walk For Racial Harmony.


Saturday, November 5, 2005
8:30 a.m.

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.

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