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LOCAL OFFICIALS, ORGANIZATIONS TO CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF FIRST PHASE OF ALLEGHENY COMMONS NORTH PROMENADE PROJECT

July 16, 2021

LOCAL OFFICIALS, ORGANIZATIONS TO CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF FIRST PHASE OF ALLEGHENY COMMONS NORTH PROMENADE PROJECT Ribbon-cutting ceremony will feature dedication, remarks from local leaders, and more PITTSBURGH – JULY 16,…

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MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

June 30, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Parks Conservancy to Kick Off‘Summer at the Square Presented by Citizens’ WHAT: The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, City of Pittsburgh, Citizens, and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership kick off a…

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SHOP412 AND PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCE NEW COLLECTION

June 18, 2021

SHOP412 AND PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCYANNOUNCE NEW COLLECTION Portion of Proceeds Will Support Non-Profit’s ‘Camperships’ for Children from Families in Need PITTSBURGH – JUNE 18, 2021 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy…

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PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES JUNETEENTH CONCERT AT FRICK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

June 9, 2021

PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCESJUNETEENTH CONCERT AT FRICK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER Event Headlines a Full Month of Juneteenth Programs and Activities PITTSBURGH – JUNE 9, 2021 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Names New President & CEO

May 28, 2021
Headshot of Catherine Qureshi

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy announces the appointment of Catherine Qureshi as President and Chief Executive Officer. Currently serving as Chief Operating Officer, Qureshi has 25 years of experience in nonprofit management, financial operations, and municipal government.

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SCHENLEY PLAZA PNC CAROUSEL REOPENS

May 12, 2021

   SCHENLEY PLAZA PNC CAROUSEL REOPENS Merry-Go-Round Celebrates 15th Season with Safety and Aesthetic Upgrades PITTSBURGH – APRIL 13, 2021 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy announced today that the newly…

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‘PICNIC IN YOUR PARK’ RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

May 12, 2021

‘PICNIC IN YOUR PARK’ RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR Gourmet Picnic Baskets and Boards Now Available for Purchase to Support Pittsburgh Parks   About Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy: Now celebrating its 25th…

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PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY TO DEVELOP ACTION PLAN FOR MELLON PARK

May 12, 2021

PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY TO DEVELOP ACTION PLAN FOR MELLON PARK Non-Profit Collaborating with City, Community Groups to Ensure All Park Users’ Needs Are Met PITTSBURGH – MAY 4, 2021 –…

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VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING LINEUP FOR EARTH DAY

May 12, 2021

Alana Wenk                                                         …

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Local Groups to Scale and Rappel Slopes While Cleaning Up Emerald View Park

April 12, 2021
Emerald View Park with person scaling and cleaning up hill

Experienced rock climbers and mountaineers from the Explorers Club of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group will use their climbing skills and equipment to rappel from the Overlook at Grandview Avenue and Maple Terrace to safely remove litter that has accumulated on the steep slopes of Mount Washington over the past year.

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