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MOVERS & SHAKERS

Movers & Shakers Passavant Memorial Homes Family of Services (PMHFOS) announce that Zachary Senft, chief administrative officer, has been recognized by the Pittsburgh Smart Business magazine as one of the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

Butler Memorial Hospital is one of 24 organizations to win the John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge national award. Over 1,500 health care organizations participated in the challenge. Kim M. Pierce, M.D., joined BHS Primary Care on February 1. She is seeing patients at their office located at 102 Technology Drive in Butler. Dr. Pierce completed her premed studies at SUNY in Buffalo, N.Y., and received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

An Evening for Autism

Dr. Kim Pierce

The Pittsburgh Shorts jury award winner for best live action takes home the Oscar! The Neighbor’s Window won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film at the Oscars which were held on February 9. Members and Friends of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills announced the installation of their new settled minister, Rev. Jane Thickstun, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, at Rev. Jane the church, located at 2359 West Thickstun Ingomar Road. Rev. Jane grew up in Potsdam, N.Y., and has degrees in Linguistics and Philosophy, both from Georgetown University. She was ordained in 2000 after receiving her Masters in Divinity from the Meadville Lombard Theological School. Rev. Jane began serving Unitarian Universalist congregation as its settled minister in August 2019.

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he 13th Annual An Evening for Autism will be held 6:30-10:30 p.m., March 6, at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry. The Monte Carlo night will feature dinner, auctions and raffles. According to the National Autism Association – autism affects one in 59 children. The rate of this disorder has steadily grown over the last twenty years. Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder, yet the most underfunded. North Allegheny teachers and the NA community are pulling together to do their part with An Evening for Autism. One hundred percent of the funds raised at the event go to Autism Speaks. Follow updates on this worthy cause at Facebook: http://www.facebook. com/AnEveningForAutismPittsburgh Twitter: @Evening4Autism. For more information or to purchase a ticket, contact Mike Lyons at (412) 580-1934 or mlyons@northallegheny.org. n

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On Thursday, February 13, Dr. Shawn Richey of Neuropathy Treatment Centers of PGH held a patient appreciation lunch at Bravo Restaurant in Cranberry. Attendees were thanked with a delicious lunch and gift basket raffle plus free health products.

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