2015 events in the works

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Check back to see posts from these events!

  • Thursday, April 23: Sally Kalson memorial scholarship luncheon.

  • Tuesday, June 2: Is our next general membership meeting (for the 2nd quarter). Sessions will be at 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. in the first-floor meeting room of the United Steelworkers Building.

  • Saturday, Aug. 22, a 4:05 p.m. game with the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants. This is the annual Guild baseball game and tailgate!

2015 Guild Spring Party

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The 2015 Guild spring party will commence at 7 p.m. April 18th at Cefalo’s in Carnegie, site of previous Christmas parties.Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served and there will be an open bar for beer and wine

Admission is complimentary for Guild members and a guest and exempt personnel and a guest. Parking is available in Cefalo’s lot as well as across the street in the rear lot of Plus Consulting accessible from Lydia St. and the Carnegie United Methodist Church accessible from both Lydia St. and Williams Way.

 

Please note that the Carnegie exit of the Parkway West is under major construction and if you are coming via the Parkway in either direction, you’ll need to use an earlier exit. Please plan accordingly. Google maps incorporates the detours into its directions. You can use this link to plot your trip: http://tinyurl.com/mngvoxq

 

WHO: All of us, of course
WHAT: 2015 News Guild spring party
WHEN: Saturday, April 18th, 7 to 11 p.m.
WHERE: Cefalo’s, 428 Washington Ave., Carnegie
WHY: Because a miserable winter is behind us and we should all get reacquainted before we move to cozier confines across the river. And food. And beer.

The Sally Kalson memorial scholarship

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From The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh

The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh Local 38061 is offering two $2,500 scholarships in memory of our late vice president, columnist Sally Kalson, to undergraduates who plan careers in print journalism as reporters, copy editors, photographers, paginators or graphics designers. 

You must have completed at least four semesters and have at least one full semester to complete.

You must be from Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington or Westmoreland counties or attend a college or university in those counties.

Hurry! Applications must be received by March 2, 2015

For more information download the scholarship application form (right-click “Save as”).

Guild Holiday Party!

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Please join us to celebrate on Dec. 6 at Social at Bakery Square — and get your money in by Nov. 26!
All are welcome — $15 for Guild members & guests; $30 for managers and guests. Make check payable to The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh and give to Dan Gigler, Melissa Tkach, Lexi Belcufine, William Toland, Madasyn Czebiniak or the jolly gent above!

Guild tailgate/Pirates game

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Sprinkling rain didn’t deter more than 100 Guild members, family, friends and interns from attending a tailgate party and a Pirates game (with fireworks!) on Saturday, July 19.

Just like 2013, the first time we tried this event, the Pirates went into extra innings but unlike that 16-inning losing affair, the Bucs were victorious in the 11th inning.

The overwhelming success of the tailgate/Pirates game (in lieu of the long-standing Guild picnic) means it will become an annual tradition. We’re working on refining the ticket purchase (in hopes we’re all in the same section) and on getting sunny weather!

Click here to see more pictures on Facebook!

2013 Guild Holiday Party: Dec. 7

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‘Tis the season
Come one, come all
To the Newspaper Guild
Holiday Ball
(sorry, “party” didn’t rhyme)

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Click above to watch our video invitation, produced by and starring members of our local!

Details of the night

When: Saturday, Dec. 7
Cocktail hour, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Dinner, 7:30 p.m.
Dancing, 8-11:45 p.m.

Where: Cefalo’s
428 Washington Avenue
Carnegie, Pa.

Price:
$15 Each for guild members and their guests
$40 Each for managers and their guests
Included — dinner; wine, beer, soft drinks; cash bar for liquor; dancing; a DJ; guild raffle … and for the first time a photo booth!!!

Make checks payable to “Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh”
See Mike Fuoco, Dan Gigler, Lexi Belculfine or Molly Born and RSVP by Friday, Nov. 29.

TNG Days of Caring – Part 2

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imagejpeg_0About 25 guild members and kin volunteered to plant trees Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 in Highland Park and in South Oakland, near Panther Hollow.

Members of The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, along with volunteers from other organizations, helped plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs over the two weekends, beautifying public areas and helping to rebuild forested areas that had been overtaken by invasive species. (Guild leadership chose a tree-planting project, from among other options, partly because the newspaper industry consumes so many trees.)

The outings were organized by Pittsburgh Cares and the Western Pennsylvania conservancy.