As a 28-year-old rookie, Garrett Jones quickly became the Buccos unlikely homerun hero last season, hitting 21 bombs in just 82 games. Will Jones show up again for his first full season in the major leagues? Pirates catcher Ryan Doumit thinks so.
As the grand finale to its 40th Anniversary Season, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre hosted the Swan Lake Soiree following an afternoon viewing of the incomparable ballet, Swan Lake. Held at the luxuriously chic Piatt Place Penthouse, 140 ballet enthusiasts were meeting and mingling with the talented dancers and musicians seen on-stage, and enjoying delectable fare, sophisticated drinks, and music, courtesy of student-harpist Miriam Adams. More than $13,800 was raised to benefit the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season.
Kim E. Lyttle, senior vice president, Government Banking for Huntington in the Pittsburgh Region, has announced that the bank will become the title sponsor for the Sharing and Caring Golf Outing in July and for a series of cruises on the Gateway Clipper’s Majestic for more than 1,000 local hospitalized veterans in September.
Pittsburgh law firm Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP has teamed up with Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship for law and business seminars taking place June 2, 9, 16, and 23.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre welcomes Scott M. Gluck as its new director of development — a position that has been vacant for the past four years.
CONSOL Energy’s new headquarters in Southpointe hosts the Corridors of Opportunity — Southpointe and Energy networking and panel event on June 10.
PNC Financial Services Group welcomes Marsha Ellis Jones as senior vice president and chief diversity officer. Ellis brings with her more than 25 years of experience at Merrill Lynch.
She has performed in The Arrivals, Rattlebone, and Velvet Purr, and now, Ronda Zegarelli, who goes by Ronda, debuts her solo CD, Reverie, this month. “I wanted the title of the CD to mean something special to me because it is dedicated to my late husband, Rod Underwood,” she says.