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PAD Season Greetings from PAD FAMILY!

Here are the Season Greetings from PAD Family

We want to wish you all Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!!!

xmas greetings

 Mark Babich

Suzanne Babich

Jean Toner

Jim Toner

Memory John & Joyce Janaszek

Jeff Janaszek

Steve Eberle

Mandy Kovacs-Lloyd

Joyce Heckman

Robert Noschese

Holly Mendel

Marty Weber

Bella Weber

Destiny Mendel

Michael Weber

Louis Campero

Kathy Campero

Alex Lemanski

Elaine Mifflin

JoJo Trozzo

Audrey Warrick

Andy Powaski

Irene Hearn

Lawrence Hast

Todd Langer

Michelle Wolf

Chelsea Langer

Jennie Wojton

Valentine Wojton III

Peggy Patterson

Wendy Murphy

David Francis

Alexandra Francis

Shirley Wieland

Sharon Helsel

John Welch

Gloria Biega

Timothy Black

Cheryl Hawk Birnbaum

Lenny Visco

Deb Hast

Cindy Clymire

David Richardson

DeOntae White

Robert Maher Jr

Angel Maher

Jasper Maher

Tom Brown

Marquerite Brown

Andrea Pavlik

Jeffrey Pavlik

James C Cuda

Charles Fisher(2)

Shirley Fisher(2)

Brad Scheidmantel

Andrea Scheidmantel

Larry Sullivan

Judy Baker

Norman Wesoky

Bernard Rolewitz

Doris Trozzo

Jean Gum

Paul Gum

Joyce Draucker

Don Draucker

Cheryl Noschese

Chris Noschese

Donald Majocha

Verla Majocha

George Connor

Gerri Connor

Violet Petrick

Thomas Petrick

Nancy Sipes

Ralph Sipes

Lori Ann LaSorsa-Abshier

Brian Abshier

Ashlee Abshier

Ryan Olean

Sherri Reed

Tony Mayo

Loriann Disanti

Harold Mowl

Mary Mowl

Ronna Goldberg

Mark Kemmerer

Barb Myers

Mark Myers

Vanessa J Buehner

Dennis Francis

Mr & Mrs Dennis Kelly

Nicole Clinger

David Clinger

David Fulmer

Doressa Hampton

John Sukay

Amy Sukay

Tim T Taylor Jr

Ann L.  Smith

Betty Pagliaro

Nick Mainos

Lorriane Musial

Josie Conte

Janice Gwizdak

Raymond Gwizdak

Kim Olean

Tyce Olean

Marilyn Sharkey

Clifford Sharkey

Mary Contestabile

June Paul

Nancy Simmons

John R Thomson

Tommy DeFazio

Louis DeFazio

Jeff Hawk

Renee Hess

Cathy Adams

Tony Conte(2)

Kathy Conte(2)

Johnny MacWilliams

Terese MacWilliams

Georgetta Lord

John Detweiler

Jeff Thomas

Rita Mowl

Robin Shay

Frank Sankey

John Muszynski

Kathleen Muszynski

Brian Sita

Tammi Sita

Rosie Noschese

John Noschese

Pat Gallagher

Tammy Gallagher

Richard Farrier

Lori Farrier

Kevin Nelson

Shawn Keck

Bryan Szczerbinski

Dana Szczerbinski

Liam Szczerbinski

PAD Events for next few weeks

Saturday October 24th GPCCD Kids Halloween Party 1pm to 4pm

Saturday October 31st, Halloween Bash 7pm

Sunday November 1st Steelers Party at PAD 12pm

Saturday November 7th Bingo Night at PAD 7pm

Friday November 13th Holiday Party Open House at PAD 6pm

Saturday November 14th Holiday Party at Sheraton Hotel 2pm

Saturday November 14th PAD CLOSED

Friday November 20th PAD Active Meeting 7:30 pm

Saturday November 21st PINGO 8pm


RADical Days for Thursday Oct. 1st ASL Interpreted

Manchester Bidwell Corporation is holding our annual RADical Days Open House this Thursday, October 1 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. We will offer ASL interpretation for a 3D Printing Demo from our Youth & Arts Program, as well as a one hour jazz concert. I know it’s short notice, but I was hoping that you could post this event to your group. Please let me know if you need more details!

FREE EVENT: RADical Days: Pittsburgh Jazz Legends Concert & Open House

Link to the FB event:

Thursday, October 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

RADical Days is here! Don’t miss the MCG Jazz & Youth Music and Arts Celebration Thursday, October 1 at 5:30! Groove to live music by Pittsburgh Jazz Legends at 6:30 pm, and see a sneak preview of the PBS/MCG Jazz-produced documentary “We Knew What We Had”, presented by WQED, our generous media sponsor. Try a cool MCG Youth & Arts hands-on project and a dessert prepared by Bidwell Training Center’s culinary students.

Open House & Studio Presentations: 5:30 pm
5:30 to 6:10 – Make & Take Projects in the studios
6:15 to 6:25 – 3D Printing Overview (ASL interpreted)
Concert: 6:30 pm
6:30 to 7:30 – Concert with short film clips (ASL interpreted)
Special thanks to our media sponsor, WQED.

President Corner: August 2015

Hello members & friends,

I am very exciting that we are now half way of year!! We have a lot of things to do before winter comes!  I believe our membership has grown and teamwork has been stronger.  I am looking forward to more events coming up for remaining of 5 month.

I am sure you all have been on vacation, or spending time with your family as its summer time.  I am proud to say that Angel, my wife just gave a birth to baby boy, Jasper James last June 26th, he is doing extremely well.  We are enjoying every moment with our son!  congrats to others who are currently pregnant or gave a birth.  Kids are wonderful and our future generation for our club!!!!

The (POS) Point of sale cashier has arrived last June 1st and we have been using it and love it!  We currently can use credit or debit on that machine.  Stop by and enjoy chatting with your friends!

It is a reminder to renew your 2015 membership dues to keep us with our club’s expenses and please see Alex Lemanski,

Please try to attend PAD and GPCCD events in future.  Come and see our new face of friends. Please try to come our active meeting on August 8, September 12, and October 10 at 7:30 PM. Let’s join us, to discuss about improving our club needs, How to attract new members, and share your ideas for our fund- raising plans.

Let’s keep it up and serve our best for our club daily!

Truly yours,

President Robert Maher Jr.

Paint Night Fundraising for Yinzers Women Softball Team

When September 11th, 7pm to 9pm


GPCCD women softball team, Yinzers are aiming to go to the National Softball Association of the Deaf tournament in California in August 2016! To raise funds, we are happy to host a paint night party at P.A.D. A sign language interpreter (Vickie D’Avanzo) will be provided. Bring your friends and family!

PAD will have appetizers and a bartender if you’re up for some drinks.

Your support and attendance are greatly appreciated. Everyone is welcome, as long as you’re over 18+. Please join us and have a blast painting your night away.

Job wanted at PAHrtners Deaf Services

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Our environment is one of incredible teamwork and mutual support with a staff population that is 85% Deaf or Hard of Hearing. As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community, PAHrtners is rapidly growing with the creation of new programs and expansion of our existing programs. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career building position waiting for you!

PAHrtners is looking for dedicated, motivated, energetic individuals who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable in Deaf culture to fill the following positions:

Residential Counselors for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities – Pittsburgh 

To apply for any of the positions posted, please send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager (email:

Glenn Alleman, Jr, Assistant Office Manager (email: )

PAHrtners Deaf Services

614 N. Easton Road

Glenside, PA 19038


Fax: 215-884-6301