Radio Round Up – January 15, 2010 – HAITI UPDATE

HAITI UPDATE – The blog That’s Church (aka PittGirl) has a full run down of the story – 2 Pittsburgh sisters who run the BRESMA Orphanage in Haiti are okay and the Pittsburgh bloggers, local politicians and others are working to get a plane to bring Jamie and Ali and ALL of the children back to the United States.  Thanks to the blogs and twitter – the story has recieved wide media coverage.  As on 7:45 this am – the children are now allowed to enter the US.  They are working on a getting a plane and a plan to bring everyone back to US today.  YOU CAN HELP – donations for kids, money and more are needed – but a drop of location has not been announced – follow the facebook group (, ThatsChurch and #BRESMA on twitter" href="">#BRESMA on twitter for updates.
  • Friday, January 15 – Sunday, January 17
  • Somerset, PA – multiple locations
  • Woodcarving, Ice carving, food, crafts,
  • Saturday, January 16 – UMPC Sports Medicine Training Workshop
  • for more training events
  • Saturday, January 17, 2010, 1-3pm
  • Learn to build a campfire and fire safety with Venture Outdoors in Riverview Park

The Museums Miss You

  • Lots of great exhibits to check out – Whales at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Sports Works is reopen at the Carnegie Science Center and Pittsburgh Innovates at the Heinz History Center
  • Afternoon activities for kids
  • Evening – community dinner and performances celebrating Dr. King
  • Free and open to everyone
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  • Sheryl

    Hi! Quiet Storm is doing a benefit dinner for Haiti on Tuesday, Jan 19th.Link to menu attached. Please spread the word! Thanks–

  • Sheryl

    Hi! Quiet Storm is doing a benefit dinner for Haiti on Tuesday, Jan 19th.
    Link to menu attached. Please spread the word! Thanks–