Check out community events and notices for the month of November: Continue reading
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.
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!
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.
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!
The Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center (ENEC) is proud to sponsor a Veterans event featuring Karen Payne, career advisor and case manager at the Veterans Leadership Program (VLP) of Western PA. She will present on the following opportunities to support veterans’ needs: Continue reading
The Allegheny County Health Department is offering free produce through the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program again this summer as part of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. Continue reading
Today’s issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette included a feature about the Bloomfield-Garfield section of Penn Avenue. The story highlights the eclectic, entrepreneurial spirit of Penn Avenue.
Read it here!
Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5450 Friendship Avenue, is sponsoring a Friendship Neighborhood Concert to gather diverse community members together for fun and sharing on Saturday, April 14, at 7 p.m.
Donations will benefit “Compassion Housing,” a cooperative emergency housing initiative.
- Pittsburgh Montessori Instrumental Ensembles
- Slim Forsythe and the New Payday Loners
- Daryl Fleming & the Public Domain
The event includes childcare and refreshments!