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10/31/2012 General News and Information
BUSINESS LEADERS TIP THEIR GLASSES TO CHARITY AT THE CHAMBER'S MIXER WITH SHAKERS EVENT NOVEMBER 15

BUSINESS LEADERS TIP THEIR GLASSES TO CHARITY
AT THE PITTSBURGH AIRPORT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S
“MIXER WITH SHAKERS” EVENT

Event and Bartender Participant Announcement


MOON TOWNSHIP, PA (October 29, 2012) – The Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host its signature Mixer with Shakers event on Thursday, November 15 at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh Airport located at 1160 Thorn Run Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108.

This event offers businesspeople the chance to tip their glasses to charity as they enjoy great networking, delectable food stations, a silent auction, a “Cheers For Charity” cocktail competition sponsored by Clique Vodka, and LIVE music by the Sofa Kings…all while helping to raise funds for local charities.

The event kicks off at 5:00 pm with an auction preview where guests can begin browsing an assortment of items ranging from hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, boutique items and much more! Bars will open at 5:30 where guests can mingle and enjoy the tasty creations mixed by area business leaders who are serving as the event’s guest bartenders. At 6:30, the “Cheers for Charity” Cocktail Competition gets underway offering guest bartenders the chance to compete to raise money for their charity of choice. The competition is sponsored by Clique Vodka. Throughout the evening, guests enjoy networking in a fun, relaxed environment with fellow PAACC member and non-member attendees, guest bartenders and participating charity executives. The excitement of the evening concludes with the auction closure, the announcement of the cocktail competition winner and the final tally of charitable dollars raised.

The following are the business leaders who will be participating as guest bartenders to raise money for their charity of choice* (charities listed in italics after the bartenders’ names and companies):

Alisa Faulk, Courtyard by Marriott Pittsburgh Settlers Ridge | Feed the Children

Jonathan Harvat, Shoe Carnival | Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Doug Hughey, Allegheny West Magazine | West Allegheny Food Pantry

Diane Mead, R.N., B.S.N., P.C.C., Bethany Hospice | Western PA Humane Society

Nikole Scappe | Western PA Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation

Emily Shearer, Echo International | Greater Pittsburgh Habitat for Humanity

Nora Suehr, Ohio Valley General Hospital | Western PA Chapter of Twilight Wish

Dr. Sam Urick, Fatigati/Nalin Associates | St. Clair Hospital's Patient Assistance Fund

*list as of October 29, 2012


Registration is open to PAACC members and non-members. Member price is $35. Non-member price is $55. For further details or to register for the event, call 412.264.6270 or visit http://www.paacc.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1558

Don’t miss your chance to tip your glass to charity while making the most of a rewarding business networking opportunity!

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About: The Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce was established for the purpose of advancing business in the communities surrounding the Pittsburgh International Airport and has over 1000 members. Its mission is to advance economic vitality by providing advocacy, information and services to our members and communities.



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