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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Support the History Center on PittsburghGives Match Day 2009

Be a match-maker and help support the Senator John Heinz History Center on PittsburghGives Match Day 2009!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 28, every donation made to the History Center on
pittsburghgives.org will be matched $0.50 to the $1.00 by the Pittsburgh Foundation.

Participants must act fast as the Pittsburgh Foundation's generous offer of $300,000 is not just available to the History Center, but hundreds of other non-profit organizations across Western Pennsylvania. The challenge match will be in effect until 12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 or until matching funds are exhausted. Here are some easy tips for getting started:

1.) Visit

2.) Click the green LogIn link at the top-right corner of the homepage.

3.) Click "Create Login."

4.) Complete the registration form and click "Register."

Then tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 28 beginning at 10 a.m. visit http://pittsburghgives.guidestar.org/, enter "Senator John Heinz History Center" under "Find Nonprofits," and make your minimum donation of $50 by credit card.

For more information or questions, please visit www.pittsburghgives.org. You may also contact Cara Lindberg at 412-454-6325 or calindberg@hswp.org.

Monday, October 19, 2009

KDKA-TV Televises History Center's Antiques Appraisal Show Tonight

Starting tonight, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m., KDKA-TV will begin airing monthly broadcasts of the second season of "Pittsburgh's Hidden Treasures, An Antiques Appraisal Show."

Hosted by History Center President and CEO Andy Masich and KDKA-TV news anchor Ken Rice, the 30-minute program highlights collectibles and family heirlooms nearly 2,000 members and visitors brought to the History Center for appraisals last fall. The event encouraged visitors to bring in their prized paintings, antique toys, sports memorabilia, and more to the History Center. Visitors met with professional appraisers for a verbal assessment of potential monetary value.

KDKA-TV camera crews roamed the History Center in search of the most unique items to be included in the nine-part series.

Upcoming air dates on KDKA-TV include:

  • TONIGHT - Monday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Stay tuned to http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org or check local television listings for additional information.

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9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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