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Fundraising play for Sisters of St. Francis

Tickets are available for the one-woman play, "Always in My Heart," which will be presented as a fundraiser for the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in Scotus Hall at Mount Alvernia.

The performance is about Saint Marianne of the Sisters of St. Francis, who spent 30 years ministering to patients with Hansen's disease (leprosy) in Kalaupapa, Hawaii. She is the first Franciscan woman saint from North America.

Tickets, which are $50, include a chance for a trip for two to Kalaupapa valued at $8,500.

Additional chances may be purchased for $50. Proceeds benefit the mission and ministries of the Sisters of St. Francis. To purchase tickets, sponsor or donate: or call 412-821-2200, ext. 217.


WorkAble employment program

A series of workshops will be sponsored by WorkAble, a free countywide employment program, in the Millvale and Bellevue satellite offices of North Hills Community Outreach.

WorkAble is a United Way-funded partnership of North Hills Community Outreach, South Hills Interfaith Ministries, and Jewish Family & Children's Services. It provides workshops, job fairs, career counseling and other services.

These workshops are offered from 9:30 a.m. to noon on these dates at Millvale North Hills Community Outreach, 416 Lincoln Ave, Millvale: Sept. 26, interviewing 101; Oct. 9, job search strategies; Oct. 15, resumes and cover letters; Oct. 30, interviewing 101.

These workshops are offered from 9 a.m. to noon on these dates at North Boroughs North Hills Community Outreach, AGH Suburban Campus in the Hansen Conference Room, 7th Floor, 100 S. Jackson Ave., Bellevue: Sept. 30, interviewing skills; Oct. 21, job search strategies; Oct. 31, interviewing skills.

Registration: 412-487-6316 or


Christian colleges featured in fair

Students exploring Christian higher education options are invited to a Christian college fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Road.

Geneva College will be among more than 30 Christian colleges throughout North America reaching out to potential students.

Admissions counselors from Geneva and other schools will be available to answer questions about majors, acceptance procedures, campus life, career opportunities and other related questions. A financial aid workshop will be provided for parents and students.

The services offered at the Pittsburgh Christian College Fair are free.

Registration is not required. By registering, prospective students save time at the fair by providing information to colleges and universities beforehand.


CCAC North is host to job fair

The Community College of Allegheny County will host a job fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the atrium of its North campus, Perry Highway (Route 19).

It is one four job fairs CCAC is sponsoring in October.

Representatives from many of the region's employers will discuss job opportunities, answer questions and provide information. The fair is open to CCAC students and alumni as well as the general public.

Information, including a list of participating companies and organizations: North Campus Job Placement and Career Services, 412-369-3632.

Other fair times and locations are: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 23, CCAC Allegheny campus, Foerster Student Service Center, second floor; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 11, CCAC Boyce campus, Student Union; 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 29, CCAC South campus, B Building, fourth floor.


5k run/walk for excellence

Registration is underway for the Hampton Alliance for Educational Excellence's 21st 5K Run/Walk for Excellence at 9 a.m. Oct. 12 at Hartwood Acres. The 5K race begins at the stage area and continues past the stables, around the mansion and down to the stage area.

Proceeds benefit educational enrichment programs for Hampton students.

Registration is $15 ($45 for families) before Tuesday and $20 ($50 for families) until race day.




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