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Community Appreciation Day for the 19th District


September 6, 2011

The Ninth Annual Community Appreciation Day for the 19th Legislative District is slated for Saturday, Sept. 10 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Kennard Field, off Reed Street between Kirkpatrick and Soho streets in the Hill District.

State Rep. Jake Wheatley promises plenty of free food, great entertainment and prizes for everyone.

The annual event is for all residents of the 19th Legislative District including South Side and the Hilltop communities of Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Arlington, and Allentown.

This year, Rep. Wheatley has also arranged for area resident to bring all their documents, electronics, and other disposal items to have them discarded and shredded free of charge at Community Appreciation Day.

The Community Appreciation Day has a family fun filled atmosphere, but it also serves as an opportunity to learn more about what is transpiring in and around the community. They have provided for employers who are looking for workers as well as job training programs to set up shop to assist those who might be in the market for work. There are health care providers who will be on site to assist people who may have not been able to make it to their physician this year.

Rep. Wheatley also noted that each month he has mobile office hours for South Pittsburgh residents to access state services and information. The mobile office hours are the last Friday of each month from 1-4 p.m. at the Brashear Association's Neighborhood Employment Center, 730 Warrington Ave. A notary public is available during these hours.


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