SPECIAL IN-PERSON EVENT: Veterans Breakfast Club – Wednesday, November 8, 8:00am – 11:00am

Join us the Veterans Breakfast Club and UPMC for Life for a special Veterans Day Week FREE breakfast to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the VBC! The event will feature former Pittsburgh Steeler and Vietnam Veteran Rocky Bleier and other veterans sharing their stories of service. We'll also have raffle baskets, auction items, swag bag

SPECIAL EVENT: Vietnam History and Culture: Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh

Historian and VBC Director Todd DePastino presents the fourth in his series on Vietnam’s history and culture by telling the story of how Ho Chi Minh forged a nationalist independence movement from the remnants of a torn peasant society. Vietnam, in fact, still retains vestiges of its not-so-distant feudalistic past of peasant villages. Landlords sat

SPECIAL EVENT: Vietnam History and Culture: The Impact of French Imperial Rule

  Historian and VBC Director Todd DePastino presents the third in his series on Vietnam’s history and culture, focusing this week on the French colonization of the region in the 19th and 20th centuries. France sought access to Vietnam for its raw materials and foreign markets, things needed for France’s growing industrial economy. The French

IN-PERSON Veterans Breakfast Club Sewickley, Christ Church Grove Farm | Wednesday, November 29, 2023

We're back at Christ Church Grove Farm on Wednesday, November 29 at 8:30am for our always fascinating, enjoyable, and poignant Veterans Breakfast Club in-person breakfast program. You'll walk in, pick up your name badge, pay $15 if you plan to eat (no cost for those who don't), and meet others who are there to hear

IN-PERSON Veterans Breakfast Club Penn Hills, Beulah Presbyterian Church | Friday, November 17, 2023

  Our first Penn Hills breakfast was back in 2009, and it's been a lively location ever since with an unusual number of World War II veterans still attending regularly. At our breakfast on September 8, Pine-Richland High School's Air Force JROTC cadets presented the colors and did a flag-folding ceremony. They then presented the

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