• Take Action for Jackson (Pasta Dinner): Jan. 19

    TAKE ACTION FOR JACKSON is a pasta dinner and raffle to benefit Jackson Beck, a two-year-old Upper St. Clair boy recently diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM). The fundraising event will take place from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Fellowship Hall at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Upper St. Clair. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $10 per person (children 5 and under are free). 

    Purchase tickets online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-action-for-jackson-tickets-1236064101

    Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious illness that has recently been referred to as a “polio-like illness,” affecting the body’s nervous system and often leading to paralysis. Jackson is one of five confirmed cases of AFM in Pittsburgh. While Jackson’s prognosis is not yet known, it is certain that he has a long recovery ahead of him. He has virtually no mobility below his neck, and requires assistance to breathe and eat. He works daily with physical, occupational, and speech therapists to regain the most basic motor functions of a two-year-old.

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  • USC Spirit Wear - buy online by Nov. 27

    Get your USC Fort Couch/Boyce Gear! The store will be open until midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 27. No late orders will be accepted. 

    Orders will be delivered in mid-December, in time for the holidays.

    Please see item description and sizing - check with us on any sizing questions as we can NOT exchange for incorrect sizes ordered. 

    Any questions regarding delivery contact snscoyle@verizon.net for Fort Couch orders and contact hpdallas@outlook.com for Boyce orders. 

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  • Eisenhower Spirit Wear Sale: now thru Nov. 16

    The Eisenhower PTO fall clothing sale runs now through Nov. 16. Order online!!!

    http://www.uscspiritwear.com/

    There are two NEW designs to choose from “USC U” and “USC Panthers.” The Eisenhower PTO receives a portion of the proceeds from each item you buy, which makes this a great fundraiser.

    The online store will close at midnight on Friday, Nov. 16.

    Questions? Please contact Kris Jenkins at Cookiejar30@gmail.com.

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  • 2018 Symphony Splendor - Nov. 18

    Symphony Splendor 2018

    Dazzling homes will be on tour from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Upper St. Clair. Tax-deductible tickets are $55 in advance or, if available, $65 on the day of the tour. Programs with a tour map of addresses will be issued to ticket holders and same-day buyers at registration.

    For information on purchasing Symphony Splendor tickets online or at a participating vendor, go to the PSA website. Or call 412-392-3303. For further media information, contact Jean Horne – hornejeanc@gmail.com. Or 412-621-2111.

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  • Registration Open for SNAP (Special Needs Active Program)

    SNAP is fun and interactive program for all individuals with special needs. The aim of the program is to increase each participant's comfort level with fitness. Use of the gym and indoor pool, on a rotating basis, provides exposure to many different kinds of fitness activities and games. Visit or call the Community & Recreation Center at 412-221-1099 to sign up. Learn more.

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  • Play K at the Upper St. Clair Library: starting Nov. 7

    This six-week program at the Upper St. Clair Library will work on skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten in the fall of 2019. Registration is now open at the library. Classes run from Nov. 7/8 - Dec. 12/13 on Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. 

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  • South Fayette Youth Volleyball - Register for spring

    South Fayette Youth Volleyball is now registering for spring.  Register online at usyvl.org.

    • 8 weeks of instruction in a safe, fun and encouraging environment.

    • 4 coed age divisions for boys & girls, 7-15.

    • Registration price includes a volleyball, t-shirt and participation award.

    PLAN AHEAD AND SAVE.

    Early: $150 due by 12/1/2018

    Regular: $175 until 3/1/2019

    Late: $195 until 4/1/2019

    Multiple child family discount and financial aid available to those who qualify.

     

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  • FREE Parkway West Summer Career Camp June 18-19 (gr. 6-8): Register NOW

    Parkway West Career & Technology Center is hosting its 10th Annual Summer Career Camp for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade. The camp is set for 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19. The cost is FREE.

    For more information contact: 

    Mrs. Natasha Johnston
    Workforce Development/Public Relations/Education Foundation Coordinator
    Parkway West Career & Technology Center
    (412) 923-1772 x 139
    johnston@parkwaywest.org

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  • Allegheny Land Trust Programs

    Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is a land conservation nonprofit that has helped local people save local land for 25 years in the Pittsburgh region. ALT works to protect land, maintain and improve it with volunteers, and provide environmental education programming to all ages. Every resident of Allegheny County lives within 12 miles of an ALT conservation area. Click the link for information regarding programs that are offered at conservation areas-- and some are near your community!

    http://bit.ly/learnnature18

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  • Fall Programs at the Community & Recreation Center

    The Community & Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park has a variety of programs available for kids of all ages, including Manners Make Impressions, Babysitter Basics, Stretch It Out Art Class and Belle Princess Tea Party. You can sign up online or stop by the Community & Recreation Center to register.

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  • Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

    CHIP is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program - Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance. Nine out of 10 CHIP parents report satisfaction with their child’s health plan, and 96% received an appointment for check-ups and vaccinations as soon as they wanted.

    There are a lot of reasons kids might not have health insurance - maybe their parents lost a job, don't have health insurance at work or maybe it just costs too much. Whatever the reason, CHIP may be able to help. All families need to do is apply today.

     

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  • Comcast offers Internet access to low-income families for $9.95/month

    Internet Essentials from Comcast offers low-cost Internet service, discounted computer equipment and free digital literacy training to families with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program. 

    Internet Essentials Includes:

    • 10 Mbps Internet service for just $9.95 a month + tax
    • No activation fees and no equipment rental fees
    • Option to purchase a computer for just $149.99 + tax
    • Access to free Internet training online, in print and in person
    • A wireless gateway, delivering in-home WiFi at no additional cost

    For additional information about Internet Essentials, including program eligibility criteria, please visit www.internetessentials.com.

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