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.
Do you think the 39-year prison sentence for David Kwiatkowski, a traveling medical technician convicted of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C, is too lenient, too harsh, or appropriate? <More Info>
A traveling medical technician was sentenced this week to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. Prosecutors had pushed for a 40-year sentence, saying 34-year-old David Kwiatkowski created a "national public health crisis." Defense lawyers argued that a 30-year sentence would better balance the seriousness of the crime against his mental and emotional problems and his addiction to drugs and alcohol, which clouded his judgment.
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