Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
Diversity Meet & Greet
FEB. 23—The Byrdie E. Crunkleton Memorial Court, No. 3 Heroines of Jericho will host the “Each One Teach One: As We Reach to Those to Come Out of the Street” program from 1-5 p.m. at the Prince Hall Temple, 1117 Wood St., Wilkinsburg. The program is in recognition of Black History Month and American Heart Month. The day will include activities, vendors, a discussion on “The Affects of Kidney Disease in the African American Population,” a presentation on “The Origin of RAPP—Before,” open mic and more. For more information, call Madison Cherry at 412-452-3629.
Black History Now Celebration
FEB. 27—The NAACP of Pittsburgh Branch will host its Pittsburgh Black History Now Celebration. The two-day event will include a Meet & Greet from 5-7:30 p.m. at the NAACP Office, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District, and a Networking Mixer on Feb. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Savoy Restaurant in the Strip District. The event is designed to develop and cultivate new membership and participation. During the event, there will be an unveiling of 10 original works of art that will be auctioned off to benefit the NAACP Freedom Fund, which assists high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education. For more information, call 412-471-1024.
FEB. 28—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Alzheimer Outreach Center and the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will host “The Time is Now: Facing Alzheimer’s in Our Community” from 2-3 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. This seminar will reflect on the health of the community, discuss the disease and advocate for those who are affected. There will be staff on hand to answer any questions. Registration is requested by Feb. 22 and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-692-2722.