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.
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