25 Club of Magee-Womens Hospital ensures The Cradle Will Rock
"I have to speak later. I shouldn't even be having this glass of wine," mused 25 Club of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC prexy Debbie Barbarita.
Thursday, and we were ready to kick off our weekend a little early with the Club's The Cradle Will Rock revelry, where the mood was sentimentally celebratory as we observed a moment of silence in honor of grand dame Dolores Bold, a longtime supporter and friend who had passed away earlier in the week.
Co-chairs Susan Fitzsimmons and Susan Zitelli were front and center to welcome more than 160 of us into the Mt. Washington manse of Steve Herforth and Peter Karlovich, where a stork was waiting to greet us outside and many, many tables of temptation (think chocolate-covered everything, a la Fudgie Wudgie) were waiting to greet us inside.
Janice Meade, Peggy Snavely, Carol Massaro, Barb Mendlowitz, Norma Sobel, Arlene Sokolow, Violet Gallo and Dani Grego were among those making the rounds with Dr. W. Allen Hogge and Dr. Stephen Emery, who was also showing off his flair for fashionable neckties.
"I'm trying to go for sophistication and spring at the same time," he mused.
Always a fabulous night with a fabulous group, and we were also impressed with the sprinkling of bright young things in attendance, all raising a glass for newborn medicine at Magee.
Fanfare May 2
Excellence is Ageless Gala - Lutheran Senior Life at Heinz Field on Friday, April 30, 2010, On with the Show, a gala celebrating Ted Pappas' ten years with the Public Theater held at the Fairmont Hotel, Saturday, May, 1, 2010Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon held in Highland Park, Saturday, May, 1, 2010, 25 Club The Cradle will Rock benefit held in Mt. Washington, Thursday, April, 29, 2010.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Yough girls working to improve after winless campaign last season
- Penguins score 1st win in San Jose in 18 years
- Pirates showing interest in starting pitcher Masterson
- Stylish, inexpensive dress takes television newsrooms by storm
- North Side toymaker Digital Dream Labs starts strong in 1st holiday season
- Central Catholic holds ‘emotional’ ceremony for Marino
- Web-savvy terrorists have success luring U.S. recruits with social media
- Pittsburgh attorney cites Pa. AG’s suspension in dismissal attempt
- State deadlines deal hurdle to Lawrence Downs racino project, attorney says
- Boras: Alvarez’s power is too valuable for Pirates to let him leave
- Steelers notebook: Opportunity awaits Boykin