Monthly Newsletters, 2018

December 2018 Newsletter

  • CONNECT Names Lydia Morin as Next Executive Director!
  • Thank you to those who attended CONNECT’s Fifth Annual Friendraiser!
  • CONNECT's 2017/2018 Annual Report Released
  • ICYMI: Community Hospital Built in Brentwood Borough!
  • Mobility Grant Opportunity!
  • Good Reads

October/November 2018 Newsletter

  • Remembering Joyce Valiquette
  • CONNECT Friendraiser Rescheduled: See you December 4th!
  • CONNECT Policy Working Group Updates
  • A Ride Along with the CONNECT Community Paramedic Program!
  • Thank you to Ross Township for Hosting our November Executive Committee Meeting!
  • ICYMI: Quaker Valley Council of Governments Launches Municipal Solar Initiative
  • State Grants Awarded to CONNECT Communities Bellevue, West View
  • Language Access Orientation for Municipal Leaders
  • Safe Routes Communities Program Accepting Applications
  • Good Reads

August/September 2018 Newsletter

  • A New Chapter for CONNECT: Executive Director Search Begins!
  • CONNECT’s Fifth Annual Friendraiser is Next Month!
  • CONNECT Policy Working Group Updates
  • CONNECT/Utilities Fall Meetup Scheduled for October 9!
  • CONNECT Partners with Tree Pittsburgh to Host the Tree Ordinance Workshop
  • Thank you to Forest Hills Borough and Shaler Township for Hosting our July and September Executive Committee Meetings!
  • Best Wishes to Julie Bastianini at Marshall Township, and Welcome Rob Zahorchak to Edgewood!
  • Lead Safety in Allegheny County
  • Volunteer at Rail~Volution, and Attend the Conference for Free!
  • Good Reads

June/July 2018 Newsletter

  • Thank you West Homestead Borough for Hosting CONNECT's June Executive Committee Meeting!
  • CONNECT Policy Group Updates
  • Mark your Calendars: Webinar for Coordinate PA Scheduled August 8!
  • Ambulance Service Reimbursements Included in State Budget
  • Congratulations to O'Hara and Shaler Townships for joining Live Well Allegheny!
  • State Grant Announced for the Wilkinsburg Train Station
  • CONNECT Executive Director Selected for Urban Leadership Conference
  • Registration for Rail~Volution in Pittsburgh, PA is Open!
  • Grant Opportunity for (Unexpected) Active Places for Kids
  • Good Reads

May 2018 Newsletter

  • Ninth Annual Legislative Session & Reception Draws Record Numbers!
  • Coordinate PA Launches! Trainings Scheduled
  • SPC Seeks Input on TIP
  • Allegheny Rivers Towns form TriBoro EcoDistrict
  • Who Maintains that Road? County Creates Interactive Infrastructure Map!
  • Equitable and Inclusionary Policies Forum Next Month!
  • 'Community Needs Survey' Prioritizes PA Funding – Your Input Needed!
  • CONNECT Founder Dr. David Y. Miller Publishes Book on Regional Governance
  • Good Reads

April 2018 Newsletter

  • THIS WEEK: CONNECT's Ninth Annual Legislative Session & Reception!
  • On the Road at ALOM
  • Castle Shannon, Crafton, Millvale Join Cohort of Live Well Allegheny (LWA) Communities!
  • Thank You to CONNECT Interns and Volunteers!
  • Local Government Academy Offers Courses, Webinars in Grant Seeking, Infrastructure, Drones, and More!
  • Good Reads

March 2018 Newsletter

  • Next Month: CONNECT's Ninth Annual Legislative Session & Reception!
  • CONNECT Update: Policy Issue Areas
  • In Case You Missed it: The Active Allegheny Grant Program is still Accepting Applications!
  • Thank you Carnegie Borough for Hosting our March Executive Committee Meeting!
  • PennDOT Seeks Public Input to Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
  • DEA Announces Drug Take Back Day set for April 28!
  • Robinson and West Homestead Achieve Banner Communities Status for the First Time!
  • Churchill Borough Passes Comprehensive Plan with Monroeville and Wilkins!
  • Good Reads

January/February 2018 Newsletter

  • Save the Date for CONNECT’s Ninth Annual Legislative Session & Reception!
  • CONNECT Update: Policy Issue Areas
  • Smart Growth America Publishes New Complete Streets Resource Guide!
  • CONNECT/Utilities Meetup Scheduled for March 22nd!
  • CONNECT Visits Beaver County to talk Collaboration 
  • The Active Allegheny Grant Program is now Accepting Applications!
  • Get Your Municipal Projects Ready: Local Government Academy's Municipal Intern Program Applications are Open!
  • Submit a Session Proposal for the PCRG Community Development Summit!
  • Good Reads