Concert & Dinner Benefit for Cancer Fight
Baldwin Township Commissioner John Paravati promoted a special fundraiser during Tuesday night's township Board of Commissioners meeting.
The fundraiser is a dinner and concert event on March 9 to benefit Carol Reffner, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. Carol is the wife of Castle Shannon Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bill Reffner. (Castle Shannon Fire services Baldwin Township.)
Tickets to the event, which will be held at the fire department's station along Route 88 (3600 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15234), cost $20 each and include a buffet-style pasta dinner and performances by local country/rock bands The Hills and Johnny Miller & The Back Sliding Fools.
Some beverages will be provided at no additional cost. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the bands start playing at 8.
A Chinese auction and raffle games will also be held.
For more information, to purchase tickets and/or to make a donation, click here or call 412-884-7913.
All proceeds will go toward Carol's medical bills and expenses.
Commissioner Susan V. Snyder promoted Baldwin Township's annual Easter celebration, which will be held at the township municipal building on March 16 this year from 1 to 3 p.m.
Local children are invited to take part in cookie-decorating, face-painting, Easter bingo and more and will have a chance to meet the Easter Bunny.
Paravati also promoted the next Castle Shannon Fire Sportsmen's Ca$h Ba$h event, which will take place at the fire station on April 7 from 12:30 to 7 p.m.
Admission is $40 per adult and includes a hot buffet from 12:30 to 6. The buffet typically includes beer, soda pop and coffee. Entrants must be at least 21 years old.
Prizes at the event include cash and guns.
Tickets can be purchased at the fire station or by credit card at 412-884-7913.
MRTSA Board Addition
Nick Pellegrino has joined fellow township Commissioner Bob Downey on the Medical Rescue Team South Authority Board of Directors.
New Township Manager Search
The commissioners went into an executive session at the conclusion of Tuesday's public meeting to discuss candidates to replace Mary McGinley as the township's manager.
McGinley is retiring.
Paravati was excused from the executive session since he is related to one of the candidates.
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