DCED’s Pro, Pittsburgh Presbytery honored at MVI’s community awards dinner

Nearly 200 people gathered Thursday night at the Georgetown Centre banquet facility as Mon Valley Initiative celebrated its annual dinner and community awards ceremony. Johnna A. Pro, regional director of community affairs for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, served as emcee for the evening, but was surprised when MVI presented her with […]

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October 20, 2017

Start-up businesses invited to free workshop June 27

Owners of existing businesses as well as people interested in starting their own business are being invited to a free workshop to discuss the opportunities and challenges involved. The free business financing workshop will be held at 6 p.m. June 27 at 501 Braddock Ave., Braddock. It’s being sponsored by Dollar Bank and Mon Valley […]

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Leadership Pittsburgh tours Swissvale project sites

Members of Leadership Pittsburgh XXXIII learned about efforts to revitalize Swissvale during a walking tour of the borough on April 5. The tour was led by Patrick Shattuck, Mon Valley Initiative real estate director, and Stephanie Eson, MVI senior community outreach coordinator. About 10 people were greeted at lunch by Swissvale Mayor Deneen Swartzwelder, then […]

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