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In This Issue, May 2019

Apr 30, 2019 12:07PM ● By North Hills Monthly Magazine

The staff at Advance Sourcing Concepts LLC. Front: row: Sade Valderrama, Colleen Schell Back Row: Marianne McCloskey, Sherry Long Stevens, Judith Bernhard, Darci Faiello, Tina Siers

The staff at Advance Sourcing Concepts LLC Front row Sade Valderrama Colleen Schell  Back Row  Marianne McCloskey Sherry Long Stevens Judith Bernhard Darci Faiello Tina Siers

Promoting Diversity Key to Advance Sourcing Concepts’ Success

To run a successful business, you need to have the right people. And that means hiring a diverse workforce that will bring different skill sets to the table. Read More » 


Kathy Chabala owner of Hallowed Grounds Coffee Roasterie

Sage Advice: Women Business Owners Learn from a Myriad of Mentors

Words of advice from our favorite mentors mean a lot. Mentors can give personal or career advice, oftentimes both. Read More » 


Women Need to Plan Now for Stable Financial Future

Women Need to Plan Now for Stable Financial Future

When it comes to women’s financial health, there are some sobering statistics. Read More » 


Photo courtesy of Mirra Salon Suites

Co-working Spaces Offer Independence, Camaraderie

At Sola Salon Studios, they have a saying: Be in business for yourself, not by yourself. Read More » 


Avon Club members attending one of their social events Second Chance Prom

Avon Club Celebrates 75th Year of Community Service

It all started in 1944 when a few women from the Avonworth community wanted to assist the World War II efforts by knitting sweaters and communicating with servicemen. Read More » 


Local Garden Clubs Beautify Communities Create Lasting Bonds

Local Garden Clubs Beautify Communities, Create Lasting Bonds

It is easy to see the Garden Club of Oakmont’s work in action—their Oakmont in Bloom committee plants and maintains all of the gardens and plants along the main boulevard. Read More » 


Photo provided by Amy Nelson

Children Healthier, Happier When They Spend Time Outdoors

There are more overweight children in the United States than ever before. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly one in every five children is obese. Read More » 


Michael Penn in Antarctica

How Do You Go to the Bathroom when it’s Windy and 70 Below?

Shaler Area Teacher Returns with Answers from Antarctica Read More » 


Learn  Earn participants working at the Drew Mathieson Center

Young Adults, Businesses Benefit from Learn & Earn Program

Learn & Earn is a collaborative effort between Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and Partner4Work that helps place youth in summer employment with hundreds of participating employers. Read More » 


Not Just Another Day at the Office Inventionland Encourages Innovation Creativity and Fun

Not Just Another Day at the Office: Inventionland Encourages Innovation, Creativity and Fun

Want to work on a pirate ship complete with waterfalls, sharks and scary pirates? Or perhaps working in a giant shoe intrigues you. Read More » 


The Sewickley Hotel

Sewickley Borough Hosting Wealth of Spring and Summer Events

Sewickley Borough is one of Pittsburgh’s most charming neighborhoods any time of the year, but the spring and summer are ideal times to visit. Read More » 


CBD Products Gaining in Popularity for Treatment of Many Health Conditions

CBD Products Gaining in Popularity for Treatment of Many Health Conditions

It seems that you can’t drive down the street without seeing a sign for CBD products. Read More » 


Alpacas and goats abound at the Little Goat Farm on the Lake

Prince William County, VA: DC’s Countryside Full of History, Great Food…and Goats

Located only 30 miles out of Washington, DC, you wouldn’t imagine that Prince William County, VA would be so rural. Read More » 


Cancer survivor Jack Ganster founder and CEO of Survivors Outdoor Experience Ganster is a native of Richland Township and will be leading a retreat in Pittsburgh this June

Healing Adventure Retreat for Cancer Survivors Promotes Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Jack Ganster was living in Washington State, hosting friends visiting from Pittsburgh when he had a seizure and blacked out. Read More » 


North Hills Monthly - May 2019