Friday, September 08, 2017
Fly Away Bash
Pack Your Bags For The Fly Away Bash! Join The Event Group and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank for a fabulous night of dinner, drinks, dancing and an unforgettable giveaway – all while giving back to the community! On Friday, September 8th the annual Fly Away Bash will be held at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s headquarters and the celebration will mark The Event Group’s 30th anniversary. Guests are encouraged to pack a suitcase for a chance to win one of three getaways that will depart at the end of the evening! All proceeds from the celebration will support the Food Bank’s Backpack Program which addresses food insecurity in Pittsburgh by providing healthy food and snacks to children who may otherwise not have enough to eat over the weekend. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit: pittsburghfoodbank.org/flyaway
In a report by the state recovery coordinators, responsible for guiding the city governments financial comeback, is recommending Pittsburgh exit distressed status under state Act 47 designed to help struggling municipalities steady their finances. The guidance comes after Mayor Peduto's announcement that he would seek to remove the designation by early 2018. The report said "The city has strategies in place to address its primary legacy costs — employee pensions, retired employee health care and workers' compensation — while maintaining its workforce and increasing the necessary investment in Pittsburgh's infrastructure."
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