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Nov 27, 2019

Volunteer/Donate

The 45th annual Albright Thanksgiving-Eve Dinner is almost here!

This year's Dinner will be held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at First United Methodist Church, 5401 Centre Avenue, 15232. (Just down the block from the Albright Church Building).

Dinner: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Volunteers needed: 10 am - 9 pm

The Albright Community Thanksgiving-Eve dinner is more than making sure everyone has some turkey and stuffing to eat on Thanksgiving day. It is also an opportunity for neighbors from all over this city to come and sit at the table together for food and conversation. We need your help to make the 2019 dinner a success. Please consider making a contribution. Volunteers are needed to help cook and serve as well. Donate here: gf.me/u/wcm2ws

 

Sign up for a volunteer shift or two! Volunteers are needed Wednesday to cook and serve the meal. All are welcome to help. Sign-ups are helpful but not required. Sign up to help here: https://forms.gle/Rnyg8J7BVWNej4nQ9

 

Status of the Albright Church Building: Friends of Albright continues to lead efforts to preserve and repurpose the Albright United Methodist Church building as a center that will serve the larger Pittsburgh community. We are continuing to collaborate with several Pittsburgh organization on advocacy, fundraising and measures both inside and outside of the courts to ensure that the Albright church building endures. More updates to come. Thank you for standing with us. - Friends of Albright

Dec 02, 2019

5:30-8pm

Community Meeting: Share Your Thoughts on Fair Housing

The City Commission on Human Relations' Community Meeting will take place on December 2nd, 2019, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM, at the East End Cooperative Ministry in East Liberty, 6140 Station St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Light food and refreshments will be available starting at 5:30 PM, with presentations starting at 6:00 PM. 

At the meeting, the Commission will present on the new Fair Housing Assessment, accept feedback on housing policies, and hold our regular monthly meeting. This is a great opportunity to learn about and help inform the work that we do. Attached is a flyer for the event, and you can find more details and follow the event on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/2677933338895663/. The event is free and open to the public. To help us make sure that we have enough food and the right kinds of food for all attendees, if possible, we ask that people please indicate their planned attendance via the Facebook event.  

View the Event Flyer here.

Nov 21, 2019

6pm @ Baumhaus I

Community Review: Phase II of Baumhaus Development

Thursday, Nov. 21st, at 6 pm Baumhaus I, 5522 Baum Blvd.

 

Join us for an informational meeting on Phase II of the Baumhaus development between Friendship and Shadyside. Mike Gornick will be presenting.

Oct 17, 2019

Spread the Word!

OneStopPGH - City Permits, Licenses, and Zoning Applications Now Online

OneStopPGH is the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections and the City Planning Zoning and Development Review Division's new one-stop-shop ONLINE for permits, licenses, and zoning applications. 

 

At OneStopPGH, Pittsburghers can apply for and track the progress on Building Permits, Planning Applications, and Business Licenses. This is very exciting for businesses and residents alike because of less visits downtown, less confused phone calls about the status of an application, and more.

If you or any of your neighbors ever have questions about using OneStopPGH, permittingandlicensing@pittsburghpa.gov provides prompt support. Spread the word!

Feb 14, 2019

Project Alert: Friendship Green Infrastructure Map

The Friendship Community Group is currently working on a Friendship green infrastructure map! 

 

Please take 3-minutes of your day to fill out a survey on rain barrels. Do you have one? Would love to have one? 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZDP69ST

Super simple! The information gathered will only be used to help create a very cool neighborhood map.

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