Tag Archives: Arthritis Foundation

Do A Good Deed (from your phone)

15 Nov

Want to get into the giving spirit a little early this holiday season?

Simply text the word ACTION to 27722 to donate $10 to the Arthritis Foundation, Mid Atlantic Region.

Arthritis is the leading cause for disability in our nation – and 1 in 3 Pennsylvanians suffers from one form or another!

Help the Mid Atlantic AF reach $1 Million for Arthritis.

(Standard text messaging and data rates will apply.)

What’s Up in Da’ Burgh? – Let Them Eat Cake, PA Film Industry, Power Hour, PRSA, Arthritis Walk & More!

24 Apr

Some fun events this weekend and coming up soon in and around Pittsburgh …

Let Them Eat Cake – This event is a “cake tasting” and cake decorating contest benefitting the Midwife Center. Held at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Grand Hall, it begins tonight (4/24) at 7:30 pm and runs until 10pm, featuring premier cakes, fun entertainment, and fabulous attendees, as well as an awesome auction. Buy tickets online at Blacktie Pittsburgh.

Pennsylvania Film Industry Networking Event – This is a FREE event held by the PaFIA. To be held at the Firehouse Lounge, it is tomorrow, April 25th, 2010, from 6-9pm, and features a cash bar and appetizers. More info can be found at the Nancy Mosser Casting Blog, here.

Get Involved! Power Hour – This event will be held on Tuesday, April 27 from 5:30-7:30 at Alto Lounge. Held by Baker Leadership, it will feature a panel of guests and community leaders who come together to brainstorm ways to make a difference in our region. Get more info, here.

New PR Professionals’ Happy Hour presented by PRSA Pittsburgh – This event – a Happy Hour at Bar Louie Pittsburgh – is for young, up-and-coming PR professionals, and will take place on Thursday, 4/29, from 5:30-7:30pm.

Don’t forget …. there’s still time to join the Arthritis Foundation of Western Pennsylvania on May 8th for their 3-Mile Arthritis Walk, Wellness & Family Fun Day at Kennywood Park. Join or Start a Team HERE: http://WpaArthritisWalk.kintera.org Help spread the word about Juvenile Arthritis and let the world know that, “Kids Get Arthritis, Too!”

FUN Event for a GREAT Cause: May 8th Kennywood Walk

12 Apr


Join the Arthritis Foundation of Western Pennsylvania for the Arthritis and Wellness Walk, May 8th, at Kennywood Park, followed by a JA Family Fun Day for kids with Juvenile Arthritis and their families. It is a great cause, and, the 3-mile walk is FREE! (Plus, you will get discounted admission to Kennywood Park afterwards!)

Sign up now – join a team, start a team, donate, or volunteer!

Here’s more info:

http://westernpennsylvania.arthritis.org

http://wpaarthritiswalk.kintera.org

See you there!

‘Glitzburgh’ Blogger Posts 2 New AF Rheum for Wellness Blog Entries

8 Apr

As many of you know, I work for, and write for, the Arthritis Foundation of Western PA, as I’ve grown up with arthritis and love to help others with it, or any other chronic illness, AND, educate EVERYONE about these types of illnesses AND about living an overall healthful lifestyle of wellness. Please take the time to check out my 2 latest Rheum for Wellness blog posts…and stay tuned for more Glitzburgh posts TONIGHT! 🙂
Thanks,

Ashley

Ashley’s Journey to Wellness, Entry #12 – Happy World Health Day and A Belated Happy Easter: Recovering from Surgery and Playing the Waiting Game

and

Patient Tools and Virtual Wellness: Learning More About Online Health Resources and Electronic Medical Records

Thanks for your support of Glitzburgh AND Rheum for Wellness!