The Senator John Heinz History Center held its 21st annual History Makers Award Dinner Thursday at the Fairmont Pittsburgh, with a sold-out crowd of 400 filling the ballroom.
Honored were Eden Hall Foundation chairman George Greer, Falk Foundation chairman Sigo Falk, Giant Eagle executive chairman David Shapira, Urban League president Esther Bush and former University of Pittsburgh Panthers and Dallas Cowboys star Tony Dorsett.
The evening was presented by BNY Mellon and Citizens Bank and chaired by regional presidents Don Heberle of BNY Mellon and Dan Fitzpatrick of Citizens. Guests were welcomed by history center president Andy Masich and board chair Bob Cindrich before the awards were presented by Esther Barazzone, Robert Krizner, Candi Castleberry-Singleton, Tom Usher and Steve Pederson.
Helping to raise $300,000 were previous History Makers including Paul O'Neill, Dick Simmons, Elsie Hillman, Marty McGuinn, Cynthia Baldwin, Frank Cahouet, Doreen Boyce and Olympian Herb Douglass.
First Published April 23, 2013 4:00 AM