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February 23, 2006

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THURSDAY 2-23-06

Discover Pittsburgh 2006!
Progress Pittsburgh will be sharing a table with the League of Young Voters at Discover Pittsburgh! tomorrow, Thursday, 2/23 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall (corner of Bigelow & Fifth Ave, Oakland). A gazillion other organizations will also have tables -- check out what Pittsburgh has to offer. Brought to you by PUMP.
Click here for more details.

Georgia Berner New Castle Petition Party @ Edwards
Edward's, 909 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle, PA
Thursday, February 23rd, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Stop by and say hello to Georgia. Sign a petition or pick up one to circulate.
Cost: FREE! Food will be provided, Cash bar.
Click here for more info/to RSVP

SATURDAY 2-25-06

Zelienople Meet & Greet with Georgia Berner
Beecher's, Main Street (Route 19), Zelienople, PA
Saturday, February 25th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stop by and say hello to Georgia. Sign a petition or pick up one to circulate.
Click here for more info/to RSVP

SUNDAY 2-26-06

ACDC Endorsements
This Sunday the Allegheny County Democratic Party will be holding their endorsement vote at the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) on the Southside. The Hall is located at the intersection of the Hot Metal bridge and Hot Metal Bridge Street (used be 28th Street) in the new Southside Works Complex. The event is from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. But even if you have 2 hours to give, that would be great!!

All Democratic Candidates need visibility and help collecting signatures at this event. Whether or not you are currently circulating a petition or just want to come and sign a few petitions, say hello to everyone, put on a sticker or button for your candidate, this is a great event for Democrats.

For example, we need folks to get signatures for Governor Ed Rendell, candidate Georgia Berner in the 4th District, candidate Valerie McDonald Roberts for Lt. Governor, Conressman Mike Doyle in the 14th District, Chuck Pennacchio who is running against Rick Santorum, Rob Frank running for State Democratic Committee in the 42nd Senatorial District (State Senator Wayne Fontana's District), etc., etc!

Want to help?
For Rendell
, contact: Janis Williams:
For Berner, contact: Sam Hens-Greco 724-766-8027
For McDonald Roberts, contact: Janis Williams:
For Doyle, contact: Janis Williams:
For Pennacchio, contact me: or Janis Williams:
For Frank, contact: Rob Frank 412-431-4828

MONDAY 2-27-06

Candidate Forum for the District 3 City Council Race
Monday, 2/27 at 8:30 pm
Kurtzman Room of the Pitt Student Union
Candidate Forum for the District 3 City Council race. This is an open forum -- and a good opportunity to meet the candidates as well as residents of all parts of District 3. Please plan to come, and ask challenging questions.

* Live DJ: Enjoy the sounds of Omar-Abdul (Phonograffiti) on the wheels of steel.

* FREE FOOD: provided by the Pittsburgh League of Young Voters Education Fund.

* For more information contact: The Pittsburgh League of Young Voters Education Fund at 412-728-2197 or

TUESDAY 2-28-06

Tuesday, 2/28 at 6:00 pm
Andrea from progress Pittsburgh will be chatting with City Paper editor Chris Potter on WRCT about the District 3 race -- tune in to 88.5 FM and let them know what you think.

Meet Bruce Kraus
Host: Bill Peduto
Location: CCI Center
64 South 14th Street, South Side (off Carson St.), PA
When: Tuesday, February 28, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto and friends invite you to meet Bruce Kraus, the progressive and fiscally responsible candidate for City Council for District 3. This is your chance to get involved in changing Pittsburgh - don't leave it to someone else. The election is only three weeks away and Bruce needs your help to win. You can make the difference in this race, so please don't miss this important event and this chance to reform Pittsburgh!

Bruce has already received the endorsement of a caucus of progressives and is widely respected by numerous community groups.

Progress Pittsburgh Meeting
The regular bi-weekly P2 meeting scheduled for Tuesday 2/28 at 7:00 will be cancelled


P2PA Notary Party
hursday, 3/2 at 6:00 pm at the Brillobox (Penn Ave just off Main St. in Bloomfield/Lawrenceville) Progress Pittsburgh Political Action invites you to a happy hour and petition-notarizing social, hosted in conjunction with Run, Baby, Run. Come out and meet candidates for local office, sign their petitions, and enjoy the excellent groove of the Brillobox.

Host: Progress Pittsburgh Political Action
Location: the brillobox
4104 Penn Ave (Penn & Main), Pittsburgh, PA
When: Thursday, March 2, 6:00pm
Progress Pittsburgh Political Action candidates for Allegheny County Democratic Committee & Run Baby Run candidates for Representative in the General Assembly
& their petition circulators are invited to come to this happy hour to have their nomination petitions notarized.

EVERYONE is invited to come meet & celebrate the new (and returning) voices in Pittsburgh politics


Maria said...

Special bonus points to whoever can guess which three of these events I'll be going to.


Anonymous said...

WRCT is at 88.3 FM.

Ol' Froth said...

Don't forget! The next Drinking Liberally is at 7pm on 2/28!!