community + cultural info
Friends in and around Pittsburgh,
We've got some work to do in the communities and this is an invite to
for a number of matter. Thanks for the consideration.
If necessary, call me on my cell: 412-298-3432.
Today's notice / news:
1. Open Community Meeting about Citiparks' shut down
2. Community Unity event on Sept. 11 (yes, 9-11)
3. Opening of a MUSICIAN's Hearing Center at UPMC
4. Youth Technology Summit idea sessons
5. Needing ESSAY Contest Judges
6. Big can of worms opens soon with eVote
Bring your own lawn chairs to an "Open Community Meeting" concerning
closing of all the City's Recreation Centers and swim pools.
6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 11, 2003 at Armstrong Park
(12th Street on the South Side near the Market House)
Bring your own lawn chair, paper, pencil and ideas.
Planning huddle at 6 pm on Monday, April 10 is open as well and to
held at the same place.
On the evening of September 11, 2003 (yes, 9-11), please join us at a
"Community Unity" event at Club Cafe, 85 South 12th Street, South Side.
benefit concert starts at 8 pm with a recent "Songwritter of the Year."
Other presentations and special guests are expected. Please save the
More news later on the launching of S6, http://S6.CLOH.Org.
Calling all musicians and lovers of music.
UPMC is rolling out the Musician's Hearing Center with a grand
at 5:45 pm on Wed., September 10. My wife, Catherine V. Palmer, Ph.D.,
the director of audiology at UPMC's Eye and Ear Hospital. Top notch
presenters from Chicago, Canada and California will address both
health-care workers as well as musicians, fans of music, and others.
The idea planning for the Youth Technology Summit is speeding
next session is 10-noon on Sept. 11 in the east end as a lead-in to a
Fatherhood event. This endeavor is a REGIONAL event, if not global in
Essay Contest Judges are needed.
Schools, with the push to "high stakes standardized tests" are
extra help in getting students to write. CLOH.Org news on August 11
a new challenge for an essay contest conducted via email. However, a
more "judges" are needed. Please opt-in:
Big Can of Worms to open with eVote
Today's Post Gazette covered the electronic ballot boxes due soon.
> "I believe democracy is actually at risk because of ... electronic
> said David Dill of Stanford University. He told the audience,
> rests on your shoulders. I mean ... it rests on the shoulders of the
> computer security community."
Those efforts are bad news, but our efforts for this region with
(expected to start this month) have different outcomes, purpose and
Please, tolerate this newsletter and keep current with your email
Matters are going to increase with serious weight. A deliberate
is brewing via email to allow your come back with your opinions in
polls and quantified statements --- secured, tamper-proof and always
The open-sourced eVote is much unlike the Fed's plan for a closed,
proprietary system. But, your help is needed. Thanks for your
More details later.
Okay to pass along this message to others and bring some neighbors to
next meeting, 6:30 pm, Tues, Aug. 11 at Armstrong Park, and DO bring
own lawn chairs.
http://CLOH.Org http://Sunnyhill.org http://www.Deliberate.com
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