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Hosanna Industries is playing host to its 9th Annual Festival of Trees on Nov. 20 and 21.
The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 20, during which Santa is scheduled to make an appearance.
The hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 21.
The event at Quality Gardens at 209 Route 228 in Valencia features beautifully designed Christmas trees as well as handmade holiday decorations and Christmas decor available for purchase.
Proceeds benefit the organization’s mission to of help needy families.
For more information, see: hosannaindustries.org.
Hampton seeking residents to serve on advisory boards
Hampton is accepting letters of application from residents interested in serving on the Environmental Advisory Council, Zoning Hearing Board and the Shaler Hampton EMS Board.
The environmental council is responsible for reviewing land development applications to ensure compliance with environmental protection regulations.
In addition, issues related to the protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of natural resources, including air, land and water are also within their review.
The zoning board reviews and decides on variance applications. A variance may be submitted as an appeal to a permit denial, notice of violation or determination by the zoning officer.
The emergency medical services board will have an appointment available beginning in 2021. The board serves as the appointed board of directors overseeing the service’s administrative and fiscal operations.
Interested residents should send a letter to: Township of Hampton, Attn: Township Council, 3101 McCully Road, Allison Park, PA 15101.
The letter also can be sent by email to: email@example.com.
Virtual tour of
McCandless is using a new website it created to host fall activities that can’t be conducted in person because of the coronavirus.
Residents are invited to photograph the most striking foliage in the town and submit it for display on the McCandless and Me website.
A poll will be conducted to select one of the photos for the 2021 official town calendar.
North Hills students plan annual food drive
The National Honor Society at North Hills High School and the Class of 2021 are teaming up to host the annual Thanksgiving food drive to help families in the district who are in need.
Food will be collected from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 at North Hills Christian Church, 778 Thompson Run Road.
Items needed for the food drive include stuffing, canned vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, “take and bake” bread, canned fruit, juice and baked goods mixes.
Cash or checks also can be donated by dropping them off or mailing them to North Hills Christian Church, c/o Family Food Bags, 778 Thompson Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
A three-hour workshop is being offered online Nov. 14 to provide women with education and information on the legal, financial and emotional issues associated with divorce.
The workshop will be held via video conference from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The cost is $15 per person, and registration is required by Nov.12 by calling Donna Cheswick at 724-493-9695. Once registration is complete, online instructions will be emailed.
Women’s Business Network to meet
Part networking group, part mastermind group, WBN provides members with the tools to be successful while expanding her circle of influence and marketplace.
All professional women are welcome to attend a meeting as a guest for no charge. Many meetings are being held virtually. Check with the local chapter representative for more information.
The Cranberry Chapter meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 a.m. at Cranberry United Presbyterian Church, 2662 Rochester Road, Cranberry. The next meeting is Nov. 19, and guests are welcome to attend at no cost. For more information, contact Nancy Wood at 724-316-3427.
The Criders Corners Chapter meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at noon at The Sports Grille, 1294 Freedom Road, Cranberry Township. Because of the holiday, the only November meeting is Nov. 12. Guests are welcome to attend at no cost. For more information, contact Sherri at 412-760-9601.
The All-Virtual Chapter meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. The next meeting is Nov. 19. Guests are welcome to attend at no cost. For more information, contact Jennifer at 412-908-1663.
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