Pittsburgh Twestifal 2009

Pittsburgh Twestifal 2009

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On 12 February 2009 175+ cities around the world will be hosting Twestivals which bring together Twitter communities for an evening of fun and to raise money and awareness for charity: water.

The Twestival is organized 100% by volunteers in cities around the world and 100% of the money raised from these events will go directly to support charity: water projects.

PITTSBURGH’s TWESTIVAL INFO:

When: Thursday, 12 February 2009; 6-9 PM
Cost: $10 donation (gets you one raffle ticket for great prizes and admission)
Buy tix online: http://www.amiando.com/twestivalpittsburgh.html
Where: Downey House , 6080 Steubenville Pike Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136-1398

Downey’s House in Robinson, Twp will be housing the crowd. Located on Stubenville Pike, Downey’s will be featuring live entertainment, courtesy of Juan Vasquez from Sauce. Get ready for some good food, good music, great prizes and even better company.

Pittsburgh’s Twestifal will benefit:
Charity:Water
is a non-profit organization that helps to bring clean, safe drinking water to those that cannot otherwise afford or obtain it. Let’s break the numbers down… 1.1 billion people don’t have clean drinking water. That is 1 in every 6 people. WOW!

Raffle Donations:

  • The Mattress Factory Museum has donated a Green Membership
  • Both Mandy McFadden, local photographer, and Charles Ott, Jr. from Steel City Artist will be donating artwork.
  • EBSQ will be donating one free Permanent Artists Account (retail price $650 on their site)
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins will be donating tickets and a signed hockey stick.
  • Wear Pittsburgh will be donating a couple of cool t-shirts
  • MCG Jazz will be donating tickets
  • IheartPGH will also be donating some great t-shirts
  • StrawberryLuna will be donating one of her prints
  • Squirrel Hill Yoga Studio Yoga Matrika is donating a 5 class card plus ‘Light on Life’ by Iyengar
  • 2 personalized private yoga sessions (fitness/stress relief/mediation/pre post natal and/or injury recovery) from Elsie’s Yoga Kula. Both sessions will be recorded so you can listen to them in the future.
  • BarkleyREI, who will be sponsoring the food for the event.

MORE INFO: http://pittsburgh.twestival.com/


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