FLASH!: For the week of April 22
Published: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
The Gold Standard
You know there's an Olympian in the house when a gold medal starts making the rounds.
Art Rooney Award Dinner
The waters within the ballroom of the Westin parted as expected upon arrival of Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan and Patricia Rooney, who were quickly sequestered away from the masses for photo ops with this years' class of honorees during the Art Rooney Award Dinner.
Founder Mildred Miller Posvar and event chair Michelle Stepnick were among the VIPs filtering into the Twentieth Century Club on April 19 for Opera Theater of Pittsburgh's “A Deco Affair.”
Animal Rescue League
Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center's President's Circle Reception on April 18 included an announcement of expansion plans.
Esther Bush, George Greer, Sigo Falk, David Shapira and Tony Dorsett were counted as this year's crop of legendary Pittsburghers being lauded by the Heinz History Center during its annual History Makers Awards.
25 Club luncheon
The 25 Club of Magee-Womens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC hosted an Al Fresco Luncheon at the Duquesne Club on April 19 to raise money for neo-natal research.
The Cystic Fibrosis' Brewer's Ball on April 19 turned the Circuit Center on the South Side into a hot spot for hipsters and brew aficionados.
Three decades of service were the cause of much celebration on April 19, when Dr. Freddie Fu was toasted by the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.
LaRoche's 50-year gala
The 50th anniversary gala of LaRoche College was held at the Grand Wyndham on April 19.
The Bartko Foundation managed to make the weekend that much sweeter for self-proclaimed shopaholics as they filtered into the Rivers Club in Oxford Centre on April 20.
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