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Fall Social 2013: A Benefit for Global Solutions Pittsburgh

November 21, 2013 6:00 PM
November 21, 2013 9:00 PM
$25 in advance / $30 at the door
Global Solutions Pittsburgh
Society for Contemporary Craft
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2100 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 15222

Fall Soc Event

On November 21st, 2013, we will host our Fall Social 2013: A Benefit for Global Solutions Pittsburgh at the Society for Contemporary Craft (2100 Smallman St.), from 6-9 PM. This evening will help to support our education and public programs throughout the year, including exposing middle school students to other cultures, helping to prepare college students to compete in a global market place, engaging young professionals in human rights and social justice service, and working to broaden the horizons of our communities.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Moni McIntyre will be our keynote speaker for the evening. Dr. McIntyre is a faculty member of the Graduate Center for Social and Public Policy at Duquesne University, and before that served as a member of Duquesne’s Theology Department from 1990-2001. Prior to coming to Duquesne, Dr. McIntyre also taught high school religion and English, was an adjunct instructor at Marygrove College in Detroit, and taught in teacher education programs at York University in Toronto. Dr. McIntyre’s research interests have centered on health care ethics, feminist theology, and ecological ethics. She has published several articles, book chapters, written one book, and co-edited two books. She is Rector of the Church of the Holy Cross (Episcopal) in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh and a member of the Homewood Community Ministries. She is a retired Navy Captain (0-6) and teaches physicians, dentists, and other health care professionals monthly as part of the Advanced Medical Department Officer Course for senior medical personnel at the National Naval Medical Center to Bethesda, Maryland.

Gallery Exhibit

The exhibition on hand for the evening will be “ENOUGH Violence: Artists Speak Out,” featuring over 40 works by U.S. and European contemporary artists. The project centers on the impact that this national epidemic is having on our cities and the role the arts can play in helping to provide solutions.

Apps + Cocktails + Live Music

This evening will also feature a cocktail reception and cash bar provided by Bar Marco, as well as light appetizers and desserts from big K catering. We will also have live folk and jazz on hand from Jillian and the Breezers! Tickets will be $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Cocktail attire is suggested. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased below, so please RSVP for what is sure to be a great evening!

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