Want to help people enroll in affordable health coverage? The BGC and the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center are hosting a training this Saturday, Nov. 8, for volunteers to become an Affordable Care Act Certified Application Counselor. The training is from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 5321 Penn Avenue. Call 412-206-1298 to register.
Hope you’ll join us for our annual luncheon on Friday, November 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland. Continue reading
Penn Avenue Parking
Temporary 2-hour parking zones are now available on Mathilda Street, Millvale Avenue, Gross Street, Winebiddle Street, and Evaline Street between Coral Street on the south and Gem Way on the north. Continue reading
Ryan has been involved with the BGC’s Housing and Land Use Committee, Garfield Community Action Team, and countless other community projects.
Congratulations, Ryan, and thank you for your service!
The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation’s annual report to members is now available for download. Thanks to our funders, partners, and members for making all of this year’s work possible.
Effective Monday, Oct. 6
The full closure of SB (outbound) Penn Avenue and adjacent side streets (S. Mathilda, Gross, S. Millvale, S. Winebiddle and S. Evaline) is being implemented as a means to reduce the long-term inconvenience to the local businesses and residents. Continue reading
If you’d like to take your community involvement to the next level, consider joining the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation’s board of directors.
We’ll be hosting an orientation session for potential board members at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Community Activity Center, 113 N. Pacific Ave. in Garfield. Light dinner will be served.
Potential board members with an interest in youth education, career development, and revitalization are especially encouraged to attend. RSVP to Aggie Brose, 412-441-6950 x15, by Friday, Sept. 19.
The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation (BGC) and Neighborhood Learning Alliance (NLA) will host a “Celebration of Success” event at 3 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the BGC’s youth development office, 5321 Penn Ave.
This event will celebrate the 300+ young adults who participated this summer in NLA’s Reading Warriors program, which employs high school students to serve as reading mentors for children, and the BGC’s Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program, which gave many young adults their first work experiences in conjunction with the City of Pittsburgh. Continue reading
JOB OPENING: NovaNet Site Coordinator
Schedule: Part time Monday through Friday, 3PM – 6PM (varies; 20-25 hours/week)
$13 – $15/hour or more based on experience Continue reading
Don’t miss the “magical mischief” at Garfield Jubilee Association’s Garfield Community Day: Adventure Time, which takes place this Sunday, Aug. 25 at the St. Maria Goretti Activity Center at 140 N. Atlantic Street in Garfield. The fun starts at 1 pm and continues until 7 pm, with free admission and games starting at just 25 cents. Enjoy food, live music, and prizes! Bring the whole family!