Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force benefit raises $150,000
March 30, 2014 9:18 PM
Tim McVay, Jeremy Shapira and David Bush.
Linda Bucci and Mary Bockovich.
Bart Rauluk and Johnny Rodgers.
Dee Jay Oshry and Elliott Oshry.
Robert Morris and Clyde Jones.
Richard Parsakian, Janine Palmer and Jack McVay.
Steve Hough and Nachum Golan.
Harris and Janet Ferris.
Corey O'Connor, left and Charles Christen.
By Natalie Bencivenga / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
There couldn’t have been a better way to spend Thursday evening than at the 28th annual Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force benefit at the Twentieth Century Club in Oakland.
Drinks were flowing for more than 400 guests who enjoyed casino-style games while Johnny Rodgers performed cabaret-style hits in the Art Deco-style venue. Jeremy Shapira, representing Giant Eagle, was the recipient of the Kerry Stoner Award. Co-chairs David Bush and Tim McVay were the life of this exuberant party, which raised roughly $150,000 for the agency that is dedicated to supporting and empowering people living with HIV/AIDS.
"This is such a great community of people. Every year I'm always so excited to come out to this event to mingle with old friends as well as meet new ones," said Chuck Christen, PATF's executive director.
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Seen taking selfies were Harris and Janet Ferris, Nachum Golan and Steve Hough, Clyde Jones and Robert Morris, Judge Jack McVay and Janine Palmer, Richard Parsakian, Mayor Bill Peduto, Judy Linaburg, Barbara Chait, Steve Clark, Eleanor Schano and Debbie and Dan Frankel.
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