Tag: Pamela Diana

Just Harvest promoting seeds of change

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Just Harvest promoting seeds of change

By Pamela Diana Point Park News Service Just Harvest opened its doors in 1987 in a closed-down church with a staff of three and a budget of $80,000. The program gains credibility in the 1990s through its study on childhood hunger gets additional funding and moves into an old high school. Today it’s located in […]

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Nationality Rooms Open House is ready for the holidays

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Nationality Rooms Open House is ready for the holidays

By Pamela Diana Point Park News Service The Nationality Room Open House in Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning will showcase Pittsburghers’ ethnic holiday roots this weekend with native displays and other programs to highlight holiday history from around the world. There will be rooms adorned with trees, wreaths and other decorations reflecting each room’s nationality. If […]

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Ready to ‘Rock on the slopes?

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ready to ‘Rock on the slopes?

  By Pamela Diana Point Park News Service The new rocker ski technology is taking the industry by snowstorm and is making it easier to ski for all levels of skiers. Almost all new skis that are showing up in ski shops for this upcoming season have some kind of rocker technology. Traditional skis are […]

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First Row first class program

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
First Row first class program

By Pamela Diana Point Park News Service Pearl Mackey was one of the first recruits in the rowing program which helped her learn discipline, motivation and teamwork. The only recruit from Oliver High School, Alchemy Kimbo, attributes her higher grades to skills she’s learned in the program. Forming a closer bond with her father was […]

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Gearing up for the ski and snowboard season

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gearing up for the ski and snowboard season

Gearing up for the ski and snowboard season By Pamela Diana Point Park News Service The past winter season was a huge disappointment for skiers and riders in Western Pennsylvania, but area ski and snowboard shops are hoping that the upcoming season will bring lots of snow and are gearing up with rental and buyback […]

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October brings ski swaps, sales events to Pittsburgh area

| October 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
October brings ski swaps, sales events to Pittsburgh area

By Pamela Diana Point Park News Service In the next two weeks, two Pittsburgh area ski swaps/sales events are scheduled, allowing owners of used equipment and clothes to get merchandise credit or cash. Both events will have knowledgeable staff (ski patrol members, ski instructors, skiers and riders) on hand to help you price your items […]

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