Chartiers Valley band leader not exactly new to area
Chartiers Valley High School's new marching band director is not really new to the district.
Steve Wilson was the associate director for the last six years, so the bump to director has been a seamless transition.
The Showband has 118 members: 90 musicians, three majorettes and 25 drill-team members. Cathy Jenkins is the unit choreographer and drill team/majorette instructor.
Having just marched in Kennywood's Fall Fantasy Parade this past Monday, their upcoming performances include CV's own band festival on Sept. 14, Washington & Jefferson College's Homecoming on Sept. 28, the South Fayette Band Festival and Mt. Lebanon Band Festival on the evening of Sept. 28, and the Veterans Day parade in downtown Pittsburgh on Nov. 11.
Dorothy Fitzsimmons is the new director of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Carnegie. She replaces Judy Bentz, who retired.
The RCIA is the process by which people become Catholics or receive the sacraments of confirmation or first Holy Communion if they did not receive these as children. Seton's music director Nick Will will be working part-time at Seton while he becomes a visiting assistant professor of sacred music at the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
• Kelly Melfi is the new director of the Salvation Army Service Center in Carnegie.
• The Medicine Shoppe has relocated one-tenth of a mile to 132 E. Main St., Carnegie (inside the old Carnegie Post Office). Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Call 412-279-3361 for free local delivery service.
Other local new business incorporations as compiled from recent state filings include:
• Frakker Lacquer Cosmetics, 834 Washington Ave., Carnegie.
• Nursestaffing Pittsburgh, 100 Fleet St., third floor, Green Tree.
• Pittsburgh Center for International Understanding, 6 E. Main St., Suite 202, Carnegie.
• Wilbros T&D Services, 4350 Presto-Sygan Road, Bridgeville (underground utility construction).
• Sastha Solutions, 600 Chatham Park Drive, Green Tree (IT consulting).
Marian Manor, 2695 Winchester Drive, Green Tree, is looking for volunteers to provide companionship while reading and discussing new and favorite library selections, stories, news articles, poetry or Scripture daily from 10 a.m. to noon or 2 to 4 p.m. Also needed are biographers who will assist with the Manor's “Book of Life” program, which matches residents to volunteers who write their life stories. Free training is provided. Apply online at www.vcs.org or call 412-548-4060.
Charlotte Smith is a contributing writer for Trib Total Media and can be reached at 724-693-9441 or email@example.com.
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