UPCOMING VBC EVENTS
Free Food, Cash Bar
FREE EVENT: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Lecture Hall (4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213) Screening of “Il Rivolo Rosso dell’Anima – The Red Trickle of the Soul,” a film by Stefano Bellini about the experience of war. The film features VBC veterans Ed Blank, Harry Van Riper, Albert DeFazio, Ben Wright, and George Haught. Stefano, who lives in Florence, Italy, will be in Pittsburgh for this English-language premiere of the film. Joining him will be some of the veterans featured in the film. Parking: Free street parking after 6pm. Library parking facility located at the intersection of S. Craig Street and Forbes Avenue ($7 for evening). Direct entrance to the Lecture Hall is at rear of library off Schenley Drive.
Richland American Legion Post #849 providing breakfast
Buffet breakfast and storytelling. Suggested donation to Uncommon Grounds: $10. Uncommon Grounds is a faith-based coffee house run by the Church Army USA.
Mars VFW Post #7505 providing breakfast
$12 for breakfast, free to just come and listen to veterans’ stories!
Free heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, veterans’ stories!
$85 Veteran Admission, $95 General Admission
Since 2008, the Veterans Breakfast Club has hosted over 30,000 people at over 400 storytelling events. They come to listen and to learn, to share and to heal, and to say thank you to those who’ve served. We’re holding our 5thannual fundraising gala to support our mission of giving every veteran a chance to tell their story. Please join us for this special night of good food and drink, live auction, and recognition of our Veteran Voices of the Year.
Learn more about our gala here.
COST: $16. RSVP REQUIRED. MUST PRE-PAY BY SEPTEMBER 4. Send names and birthdates of all attendees with check for $16/per person, payable to “Veterans Breakfast Club,” 200 Magnolia Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15228. All attendees MUST present valid photo ID with birthdate to enter base. Retired military may enter without sending birthdate ahead of time. For more info, call: 412-623-9029 Email: email@example.com
FREE Food, Premium Wine & Beer. Oven fired Pizzas served from 3:00-5:00, BBQ begins serving at 6:00 followed by veterans storytelling.