The December issue of The Bulletin is now online! Continue reading
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!
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 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
From June 11 through August 17, 2012, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services will operate the SummerFood program, a free breakfast, lunch and recreation program for children up to 18 years old, as well as eligible individuals with intellectual or physical disabilities 19 years of age and older.
Nutritious meals will be available on weekdays at more than 100 sites throughout Allegheny County. A site supervisor and accompanying staff will be present to ensure the well-being of the children.
For the most current information about the SummerFood program, including site locations, starting dates, meal times and disability eligibility, call toll-free at 1-800-851-3838 or visit the Food Assistance page on the DHS website http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx#summerfood .
Become a part of the movement to help every Pittsburgh Public School student graduate! Come to a Graduation Champions Training hosted by Neighborhood Learning Alliance and sponsored by the Heinz Endowments and the Grable Foundation. Topics include:
· Graduation requirements for Pittsburgh Public School students
· Support resources available to students
· Strategies to prepare students for post-graduation success, and more!
· Attendees will receive comprehensive graduation guides to share with their students and staff!
Date: Wednesday, May 23rd 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Homewood-Brushton YMCA Multipurpose Room A
7140 Bennett Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
To RSVP, please contact Alyse Alexander at: 412-573-9852