Wounded war heroes come home with a simple wish to do the things they’ve always done. In Allegheny County, volunteers are making sure that local vets can get out and play a few holes of golf.
Camp counselor Tayler Tadrick is shouting and cheering on summer campers as they run between orange cones while straddling inflatable whales. Her face cannot contain her smile, and her arms become an extension of her joy, giving high-fives as the competitors wiggle their way to the finish line.
By Natalie Bencivenga / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
When and where: Saturday night at the Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont.
#PartyWithAPurpose: More than 200 guests enjoyed dancing, a cocktail hour, a program of events conducted by emcee Andrew Stockey of WTAE-TV, an extensive silent auction and a “Stock the Bar” raffle valued at $2,000, which was won by John and Christian Stampfel. The ball supports the Woodlands WonderFund, which helps to pay for children and adults with disabilities to attend Woodlands programs and camps. Since it began in 2002, the Butterfly Ball has raised more than $2 million and grows in popularity each fall.
The Woodlands’ Annual Fall Festival took place on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the 52-acre campus in Wexford. the day was free, interactive and an open house-style event.
Area families and participants of all ages enjoyed the decorated, fall-themed wooded campus at Fall Festival, which included all-accessible hayrides, live music, the outdoor fireplace, food and face-painting.
The Woodlands’ Adaptive Nature Path was transformed into the “Not-so-Scar” Haunted Trail and open from 5 to 7 p.m. Guests also acted as judges in the annual Woodlands Staff’s Chili Cook-Off.
Wexford, PA – Painting with a Twist, a popular painting venue where guests and groups can go to complete a painting in a guided session, is hosting a night of painting on Wednesday, November 9th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm to benefit The Woodlands.
The art session, known as Painting with a Purpose, will cost $35 per person, with proceeds going to The Woodlands. The featured painting is a still life of fall hydrangeas.
Wexford, PA – The community is invited to attend The Woodlands’ Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 15th, from 4:00to 7:00 pm at their 52-acre campus in Wexford, PA. Fall Festival at The Woodlands is a free, interactive, open house-style event.
Area families and participants of all ages can come and enjoy the decorated, fall-themed wooded campus at Fall Festival, which will include, all-accessible hay-rides, live music, the large, outdoor fireplace, food, and face-painting. The Woodlands’ Adaptive Nature Path will be transformed into the ‘Not-So-Scary’ Haunted Trail and will be open from 5pm – 7pm. Guests are free to act as judges in the annual Woodlands Chili Cook-Off.