Saturday, April 06, 2013
Shake Your Booties
The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center proudly announces that it will host its 12th annual signature fundraising event, Shake Your Booties on Saturday, April 6, 2013 in the East Club of Heinz Field, honoring legendary Pittsburgh Steeler Aaron Smith and his family. Evening to include cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, gourmet food stations, a short program, a photo booth and opportunities to win fabulous items in our raffle, and silent/live auctions and live entertainment by In The Mood. All Shake Your Booties proceeds benefit the programs of The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center: Adoption, Child's Way, and the Pediatric Specialty Hospital. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, please contact Lindsey Carter at 412.441.4884 or visit www.childrenshomepgh.org.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you feel that by imprisoning Nate Harper it "reinforces to young African-American males the fact that the system is legally rigid, unforgiving and not to be trusted?" <More Info>
On Tuesday, Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper unsuccessfully appealed his 18-month federal sentence for using $32,000 in public money and for tax evasion. His new attorney, Milton Raiford, filed a motion with the sentencing judge saying, "to imprison him reinforces to young African-American males the fact that the system is legally rigid, unforgiving and not to be trusted." Raiford says Harper is not a danger to the community, has no prior record, accepted responsibility for his actions and cooperated fully with government officials in the investigation. A federal judge quickly denied the appeal.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Would you be more likely to ride a bike in the city if there were protected bike lanes like the ones proposed by the Green Lanes project?