Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, from left, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and former Gov. Ed Rendell chat during a reception held by the mayor and county executive at Inside Park at St. Bart's in New York City.

Natalie Bencivenga's #SEEN: Pittsburghers in New York City

Over the weekend, Pittsburghers attended parties in New York. Learn more about events and partygoers in SEEN column.

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 The Notre Dame mascot attends the Pennsylvania Society Gala honoring Jim Rohr, a Notre Dame alumni, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

The Pennsylvania Society hosts its 116th annual gala

More than 1,500 guests attended the 116th annual Pennsylvania Society Gala which honored Jim Rohr, former chairman of PNC.

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 Jay Cleveland Jr., left, with Diane and Clifford Rowe Jr., at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC cocktail party at the W Hotel in New York City.

New York parties filled with Pittsburgh guests

Friday night, Pittsburghers attending the Pennsylvania Society’s Gala enjoyed parties in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria and surrounds.

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 Joan Mills, manager of A Child's Place at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System poses with an elf, played by Peter Hughes and Sister Susan Welsh, right, president and CEO of Pittsburgh Mercy Health System.

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System holds 11th annual Reindeer Ball

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s 11th annual Reindeer Ball was a sellout with 500 guests, raising more than $100,000.

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 Urban League Gala: Jody Doherty, Judith Davenport, Esther Bush and Annie Hanna Cestra.


Catch up on other great events happening in December.

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 Rev. Shanea Leonard and La'Tasha Mayes.

Living Our Legacy: New Voices Pittsburgh celebrates 10 Years

Roughly 200 partygoers helped make HERstory by celebrating New Voices Pittsburgh’s 10 year anniversary at The Warhol Museum.

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 Melissa Ferrari and Jo Ellen Parker.

Winter wonders at the Carnegie

More than 400 partygoers celebrate the opening of the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Winter Wonders tree exhibit.

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 Suzanne Karlovich, Patti Matty Blenko and Clare Donahue.

CLO Guild’s ‘Parisian Chic’ held at the LeMont

A little bit of Paris came to Pittsburgh during the CLO Guild’s annual Holiday Party, “Parisian Chic.”

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 Meryl Hellring and Rosemary Mendel.

Imagine Nation Ungala

The 20th anniversary of Tickets for Kids Charities, “Imagine Nation Ungala,” was celebrated at Inventionland in RIDC Park, O’Hara,

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 Barbara Fisher and Honoree Richard B. Fisher

YMCA’s Season of Giving Gala

Richard B. Fisher is honored during the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh’s Season of Giving Gala.

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 Lt. Matt Porter of the Port Authority Police and Special Olympian Michael Maker, 23, celebrate after making the Pittsburgh Polar Plunge in the Ohio River on Saturday.

Pittsburgh Polar Plunge raises funds for Special Olympics

Pittsburgh Police Commander Scott Schubert again led the top team from Zone 6, helping to raise more than $400,000 for Special Olympics.

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 Sarah Hanna White, Bishop David Zubik and Rebecca Freyvogel Mousseau.

The 51st Medallion Ball held at the Wyndham Grand

Excitement ran high in a sea of white gowns as 122 Medallion candidates celebrated the completion of more than 23,000 volunteer hours.

2 weeks ago

 The C Street Band performs at the Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash concert.

Kelly Strayhorn Theater event celebrates life of jazz legend

Roughly 200 guests gathered to celebrate the 99th birthday of jazz legend and KST namesake, Billy Strayhorn on Saturday night.

2 weeks ago

 Tickets for Kids.

#SEENPartyPreview: Tickets for Kids 20th Anniversary Celebration

Tickets for Kids is an organization that has given away more than $40 million dollars in tickets to underserved and at-risk children.

2 weeks ago

 Thomas Jamison of Dream Cream on Liberty Ave.

#ItsGoodToGive: Thomas Jamison

#ItsGoodtoGive features local people giving back in big and small ways in the ’Burgh.

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 Manfred Honeck with Marina Lehn in her home the Negley-Gwinner-Harter house on the Shadyside Splendor, a walking tour to benefit the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Shadyside mansions open to raise funds for the PSO

The Pittsburgh Symphony Association’s first event to benefit the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra brought roughly 2,000 visitors.

2 weeks ago

 A factory farm turkey at Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary, a rescue for farm animals founded by Karen Phillips.

#LetsMakeASEEN: Hope Haven Farm

Farm animals get a second chance at Hope Haven Farm, a sanctuary founded by veterinarian Karen Phillips.

3 weeks ago

 Dan and Bonnie Sandman with Sandy and Bill Lambert.

1879 Founders Dinner held at Heinz History Center

The Heinz History Center welcomed 150 patrons to the 1879 Founders Dinner as a way to show appreciation.

3 weeks ago

 Jessica Romano, Brett Diamond and Laura Saulson.

'Mockingjay' premiere raises funds for Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Roughly 250 moviegoers eagerly awaited the special premiere of the highly anticipated blockbuster “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I.”

3 weeks ago

 Jabari Weatherspoon, Omega Man of the Year, with Krista Brassell.

Iota Phi Foundation hosts Achievement Awards Dinner

The evening welcomed 280 attendees gathered to recognize outstanding leaders in the community who are making a difference.

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 Steve and Brenda Schlotterbeck check out a sun conure parrot held by Nikki Majeran.

Allegheny Land Trust hosts anniversary party at the National Aviary

More than 130 guests attended the “Come Fly with Me” event and mingled with feathered friends at the Aviary.

3 weeks ago

 Friendship Dinner & Awards Ceremony: Ali Sezer and Serif Ali Tekelan.


All around town, there were plenty of great events to enjoy.

3 weeks ago


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