CALL FOR CANDIDATES: GCA Board of Directors


The Greenfield Community Association serves the neighborhood by maintaining our public spaces, representing the community in development and transportation issues, organizing the Greenfield Glide, Holiday Parade, and Community Awards, as well as advocating on behalf of the neighborhood in general.

Board membership is a two to three year term, open to both residents and business and property owners of Greenfield.

Interested candidates should send a short biography to the address below by JANUARY 12, 2018.

555 Greenfield Avenue, Lower Level
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
www.gcapgh.org
email: info@gcapgh.org
phone: 412-339-0422

Candidate biographies will be published online at gcapgh.org starting January 15th.

Elections will be held at the GCA’s Annual Meeting January 28, 2018 at 3pm, at Magee Senior Center.


Survey Results From The Run, November 2017

 

In the Summer & Fall of 2017 the Greenfield Community Association
worked with residents of Four Mile Run to conduct a comprehensive,
154-question community survey. The Run Community Census gathered information on topics of importance to participants,
members of their household, and the neighborhood.

The Census is done and the results were presented to the community a few weeks ago. Here are three documents from the survey:


2017 Greenfield Awards Dinner, Slideshow

  • Michael Bartley presided over the Greenfield Awards Dinner on Sat Nov 18, 2017

Meetings on Mobility/Transportation in The Run

Announcement from the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure + URA:

Four Mile Run – Discussion of Multimodal Connection

Over the next six months, the City of Pittsburgh and Urban Redevelopment Authority will examine mobility needs and opportunities in conjunction with improvements in Four Mile Run. Join the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure for public meetings to help provide community feedback!

When:

Tuesday, November 14th, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Wednesday, November 15th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:

JCC Pittsburgh -5738 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Honoring These Awardees on November 18

Greenfield Community Awards

Saturday November 18, 2017, at 6pm
Wuerl Hall, 411 Greenfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15207

Come honor these outstanding Greenfield residents and businesses (listed below) at the Awards Dinner on November 18.

Tickets are $30.00. Please make checks payable to “Greenfield Community Association.”
Tickets are available at the following locations:

* Anya Salon, 571 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
* Staghorn Garden Café, 517 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
* or contact Jim Gregg at 412-421-6183
* or contact Mary Ann Hatala at awards@gcapgh.org

2017 Greenfield Community Awardees

Person of the YearGeoff Campbell
Hall of FameEdward P. Kanai
Joe Costanzo
Ken and Jean Homer
Special RecognitionKevin Connolly/Finn McCools
Community ServiceDenneta Thimoleas
BusinessKids Plus Pediatrics/Dr. Wolynn
Youth RecognitionJacob Bon
Bobby Clifford
Olivia Deasy
Anthony DeMarco
Eric Gidel
Davey Hough
Catrina Mauler
Jaiden Mazefsky
O’Shea Sulinsky
New BusinessJ. Gough's
Greenfield Community Association (GCA)David Cashmere
Greenfield Organized Against Drugs (GOAD)Brother Michael Andejko
Michael Yee
Greenfield Baseball Association (GBA)Chris McCann
Michael Mock
EducationJames (Pat) Gallagher - Greenfield Elem.
Janet Aland – St. Rosalia Academy
St. Rosalia Athletic AssociationCorey Hahn
Greenfield Community ClubThomas Gibson

Monster Mash Halloween Party, Oct 30

Monster Mash Halloween Party

All Ages Welcome!

Halloween crafts, Spooky games.

WHERE: Magee Rec Center, 745 Greenfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

WHEN: Monday October 30, 2017, 6-8pm.

Costume Contest at 7pm!

SPONSORED BY: CitiParks


See the Four Mile Run Preliminary Design

Weigh in on an exciting preliminary design for the Schenley Park 4 Mile Run Projects

WHAT: Four Mile Run Watershed Design Review Meeting

WHEN: Thursday October 26, 2017, 6-8p

WHERE: Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

HOSTED BY: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

DESCRIPTION:  The Four Mile Run Watershed, which includes the neighborhoods of Greenfield, Squirrel Hill, Oakland, and Hazelwood, offers a great opportunity for stormwater management, a major issue in Pittsburgh. After gathering input on Four Mile Run project concepts from hundreds of community members, we’re excited to share a preliminary design!

Join Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy at a public meeting this week to see the preliminary design, and to give your feedback. Your input allows us to move into more detailed design and toward a buildable project.

REGISTER HERE.


Volunteers Needed, Magee Park, Oct 21

               Volunteers Needed

6th Annual Fall Magee Park Work Party

Sponsored by the GCA Public Space Stewardship Committee.
In partnership with: The University of Pittsburgh Make a Difference Day – 10/21/2017

Come to Magee Park near the basketball courts (745 Greenfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217) on Saturday, October 21 at 9:30am to help

 

When: Saturday October 21, 9:30a – 2:00p

Step 1: Work – cleaning up Magee Park

  • preparing & painting handrails and surfaces throughout
  • cleaning debris in park & bleachers
  • cleanup/winter prep of triangle garden
  • litter pickup & other activities as needed

Step 2: Pizza Lunch & Drinks