Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Job fair will be held locally from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Four Points by Sheraton, Pittsburgh North.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Looking for a job and hoping to meet potential employers face-to-face? A group of 23 independent insurance agencies is hosting a job fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Four Points by Sheraton, Pittsburgh North, at 910 Sheraton Drive in Mars. The agencies are seeking sales and customer professionals, according to a press release from Brooke Baldonieri of Kattan-Ferretti Insurance in Latrobe. Pre-registration is not required, but attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes. "The insurance industry provides an extremely rewarding career," said Richard Cassidy of Kattan-Ferretti Insurance, one of the event's organizers. "The most successful insurance professionals are those who love working with people and providing…
Monday, February 14, 2011
More than 2,000 fiber artists visit the festival in Cranberry.
Like most runway shows, guests in the audience oohed and ahhed over the fashions as the models paraded through the crowd. Unlike most other fashion shows, many of the onlookers were madly knitting and crocheting away. “Oh, I am going to make that one,” one woman exclaimed as a model in a multi-colored cardigan walked by. Those around her laughed, as if she had said out loud exactly what they all felt. The fashion show Friday evening kicked off the Seventh Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival held at the Four Points Sheraton, North in Cranberry. For the first time, the show expanded to a Friday, with a few classes being offered in the afternoon prior to the fashion show. “People kept begging us for an extra day, so we decided to give …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Rock stars of yarn arts and even Barbie will appear at annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival.
This weekend, happy knitters and crocheters will head to Cranberry for the seventh annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival. Organized by Barbara Grossman, the festival has become a popular event for regional yarn lovers, some coming as far away as Ohio and New York for the yearly event. “Last year, we had over 2,000 attend and that was the weekend after the snow storm,” Grossman said. This year, the festival moves to a three-day format that will kick off Friday night with a sneak preview of the marketplace followed by a fashion show. Much to Grossman's excitement, Steven Berg, a well-known fashion designer and yarn shop owner from Minneapolis, will appear in the show. “We just had the rock star of knitting say that he will emcee our show…