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January 18, 2006

Nothing to Do? Check Out These Events


Pittsburgh Blogfest 5: Wednesday, January 18th 2006
The winter classic.

WHAT: Pittsburgh Blogfest 5
WHEN: Wednesday, January 18th, 2005, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM and beyond!
WHERE: Finnegan's Wake (near PNC Park, 20 General Robinson St., North Shore, 412-325-2601), in the Pub Room
WHO: All of you bloggers, and special guest Robert Scoble!
AND: Creating Text(iles), Inner Bitch, My Brilliant Mistakes, and Grabass.

If you are planning on attending, please RSVP to blogfest@closkey.com ! Come meet your fellow bloggers at Finnegan's Wake. This is a purely social event; it will be utterly without agenda, structure, or redeeming value.


Run, Baby, Run Happy Hour

Are you a political junkie? Want to meet the women runnning for State Representative in Western PA? Like to dish about who's running? Interested in campaign job opportunities? Got the urge to do a little gossip gathering? Then, baby, have I got a Happy Hour for you!

Candidates & elected officials are welcome, however there will not be an opportunity for you to make speeches. Feel free to bring any lit you have for distribution.

when: Wed Jan 18: 5PM
where: Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle
neighborhood: Strip District
it'll cost you: $no cover
all ages
2329 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 412-642-6622


Tuesday, January 24, 2005

Pittsburgh League of Young Voters January Meeting

What: Pittsburgh League of Young Voters January Meeting
Where: Pittsburgh League of Young Voters Office located @ the Union Project: 801 N. Negley Ave. #5
When: Tues. 1/24/06 @ 7pm
* Join one of our seven committees: Politics, Policy, Operations, Communications & Media, Information Technology, Outreach, Education & Training

* Come find out about all of the exciting projects the League of Young Voters is working on in 2006.
o Elections
o Lobbying
o Civic Education
o Coalition Building
o Non- Traditional Grassroots Organizing
o Media
o and more!!!
* Volunteer to do voter registration at the Univ. of Pittsburgh for the District 3 Special Election!


412-728-2197 or pittsburgh@indyvoter.org


Saturday, January 28, 2006

Green Party “Party”

On Saturday, January 28, 2006, there will be a Green Party “Party” to give you the opportunity to meet Titus North and Jason Phillips. The party will be from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the home of Ed Bortz and Sandy Hazley. Phone for directions or information: 412-231-1581.

In May of 2005, the Pennsylvania Dept of State recorded in Pennsylvania and in Allegheny County, increased voter registration for the Green Party and declines in voter registration for the Democrats, Republicans, and Libertarians.

In November, Titus North, in his run for Mayor received 4% of the vote with less than $1,700 spent in campaign funds. And now, Jason Phillips is running for Pittsburgh City Council District 3 in a special election.

Green Party of Allegheny County
P.O. Box 6934
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Green Party Ten Key Values:
Grassroots Democracy, Social Justice & Equal Opportunity, Ecological Wisdom, Nonviolence, Decentralization, Community-Based Economics and Economic Justice, Feminism and Gender Equity, Respect for Diversity, Personal and Global Responsibility, Future Focus and Sustainability

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