PUMP Quiz Night Returns to Hough’s – February 9, 2011


We are still working on a list of weekly quiz nights but I know many of you are eager to get out and show off your trivia skills. PUMP (which stands for Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project) is a fancy name for a group that is all about providing fun ways for Pittsburgh Young and Young thinking to connect to Pittsburgh.  PUMP runs the PSL, Pittsburgh Sports League and other events from quiz nights to educational forums through out the year. PUMP Quiz Night February 9, 2011; 6:45PM - 10:00 … [Read more...]

PUMPtoberfest – Celebrate 15 Years of PUMP


One of the many organizations that does good things in Pittsburgh is PUMP.  PUMP stands for Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project and was founded 15 years ago when a grad student wrote a letter to the editor of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. What started as a group of volunteers looking to connect more young people to Pittsburgh has grown over the past 15 years into its own non profit organization with 4 staff members and many different events through out the year.  PUMP's annual 40 Under 40 turns 10 … [Read more...]

Randy Pausch Memorial Flag Football Tournament


PUMP which runs the PSL (Pittsburgh Sports League) is organizing the second annual Randy Pausch Memorial Flag Football Tournament.  The Tournament will be held on Sunday November 1, 2009.  Registration for the tournament is open now.  All of the proceeds benefit PUMP and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. More info and registration available at: randypauschfootball.com ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT The Randy Pausch Memorial Flag Football Tournament was founded in 2008 to honor Randy Pausch, our … [Read more...]

Aug. 25 – Behind the Scenes of the the G-20


If you are interested in learning more about what is happening here in Pittsburgh to get ready for the G-20 Summit in September check out this event. The Pittsburgh Summit 2009: Behind the Scenes Co-sponsored by the New Pittsburgh Collaborative, NPC members Leadership Pittsburgh and PUMP and others Join us for an exciting, informative and “in-the-know” conversation with Bill Flanagan from the Allegheny Conference and Craig Davis of VisitPittsburgh about what Pittsburgh is doing to prepare for … [Read more...]