Community Information

Working Families Trap Shoot

Entry Fee $35/person, Includes Food; Proceeds benefit the PA AFL-CIO Committee On Political Education (COPE); Regional Qualifiers Can Move On To The State Finals!

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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

Since 1977 the PMF Program has matched outstanding graduate students with exciting Federal opportunities. The PMF Program is a great leadership training ground. You'll perform valuable service to the American people while jump-starting your career, whatever you envision that to be. You'll get full salary and benefits as well as challenging assignments, rotations, feedback on your work plus an opportunity to make government work better. Find out more.

Be A 6th Grade Mentor

When you drop in, fewer kids drop out. Share your knowledge, time and work experience with a kid and you'll both gain something important along the way. Join the biggest mentoring project in the region's history and show our local kids that anything's possible when they know the education and career opportunities that await.

Visit http://www.bea6thgradementor.org

See also - United Way - at Work in Our Community

Smoke Alarms

The President of the City of Pittsburgh Firefighters union has provided a phone number for city residents to call to have smoke alarms installed free of charge - 412-255-2860.

Allegheny County also has a program for residents outside the city limits – call 412-247-7800.

Women's Sports Foundation Accepting Applications for College Scholarship to Support Female Athletes

The Woman's Sports Foundation is accepting applications for the Linda Riddle/SGMA Endowed Scholarship. The program's goal is to provide young female athletes of limited financial means the opportunity to continue to pursue their sport in addition to their college studies.

Female United States citizens or legal residents of limited financial means who will be graduating high school in the spring of 2012 and entering college in the fall of 2012 as first-year students are eligible to apply, provided that they:

  1. participated on an officially recognized high school athletic team
  2. maintained a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 grading scale
  3. plan to pursue a full-time course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college during the 2013-14 academic year

Up to four individual scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded.

Visit the Women's Sports Foundation Web site for complete program requirements and the online application.