TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Western Pa. municipalities win grants for K-9 programs

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 6:56 p.m.
 

Eight Western Pennsylvania communities will receive a total of $66,400 in grants from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation through the The Giving Back Fund for K-9 purchases or training.

Kittanning, Center (Beaver County), Aliquippa, Clairton, Latrobe, Mt. Pleasant, New Castle and Robinson will start K-9 programs or buy dogs with the money, or use it to pay for safety vests, training equipment, food and expenses.

Since 2007, the foundation has awarded more than $950,000 to 102 police and fire departments and five youth organizations.

For information about the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation or The Giving Back Fund, visit www.bigben7.com or www.givingback.org.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Predators winger Neal caught ‘blindsided’ by trade from Penguins
  2. Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texans
  3. Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement
  4. Ferrante cyanide trial resumes with ER doctor testifying
  5. Red Wings rally, shock Penguins in overtime
  6. Nationwide drug ring was centered in Homewood, prosecutor says
  7. Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches nationwide
  8. Steelers free safety Mitchell is still settling into role on defense
  9. Park service reports ‘significant losses’ of Flight 93 memorial collection in Oct. 3 fire
  10. Federal grand jury reviewing Liquor Control Board violations, sources tell Trib
  11. LaBar: A memo to WWE critics
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.