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Sisters of Charity to hold fundraiser

| Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 3:01 p.m.

The Sisters of Charity will hold a fundraiser event to benefit the sisters and their Far East Missions on Saturday at the Seton Hill University Performing Arts Center in Greensburg.

Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. the center, at 100 Harrison Avenue, with hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, basket raffle and a silent auction. Musical entertainment will be provided by Glass City Swing Band and pianist John Olearchick.

Glass City Swing Band provides a a fresh feel for the music of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and other favorites from the big band era. Named for the glass factories of the city of Jeannette, the 17-member dance band is comprised of musicians from the Westmoreland County area, many with 40-plus years of experience playing music in numerous ensembles. Glass City Swing Band recreates the sound with the traditional orchestration of five saxes, four trombones, four trumpets, bass, keyboard, and percussion.

John Olearchick, a 2011 graduate of Seton Hill University, teaches music at Mary Queen of Apostles Catholic School and serves as organist/pianist at Mt. Saint Peter Roman Catholic Church in New Kensington. In addition to maintaining a private teaching studio in the Lower Burrell and Greensburg areas, Olearchick.accompanies the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Chorale, under the direction of Chris Bartley. Olearchick, an active jazz/classical musician and accompanist, performs frequently in venues throughout Western Pennsylvania.

Tickets are $28. Student admission is $15.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 724-836-0406, ext. 615.

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill is an international apostolic congregation of women religious who serve in five countries, 11 United States dioceses and three United States archdioceses. For additional information about the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill and their ministries, visit .

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