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THE PIRATES HONORED AS PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE’S 2013 “PITTSBURGHERS OF THE YEAR”

“PITTSBURGHERS OF THE YEAR”; RECEPTION TODAY AT RIVERS CASINO

WHO: Representatives from the Pittsburgh Pirates including Bob Nutting, Neal Huntington and Frank Coonelly; Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto; Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald; President of PNC Bank, Sy Holzer; Representatives from Rivers Casino; 300+ guests

WHAT: Pittsburgh Magazine will honor the Pittsburgh Pirates as its “Pittsburghers of the Year” at a reception hosted by Rivers Casino.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 23, 6—8:30 p.m. (Speaking program begins at 7 p.m.)
(Recommended media arrival time: 6:45 p.m.)

WHERE: Rivers Casino Banquet Room
777 Casino Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212

AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS:
– Representatives from the Pittsburgh Pirates
– Betsy Benson, Publisher, Pittsburgh Magazine
– Andre Barnabei, Vice President of Human Resources, Rivers Casino

VISUALS: – Pittsburgh Pirates honored as “Pittsburghers of the Year”
– Special award presentation
– Podium remarks from Pirates and Pittsburgh Magazine
– Reception for 300+ guests

Adding to the Pirates winning 2013 season, Pittsburgh Magazine has named the organization its “Pittsburghers of the Year.” Members of the Pirates leadership team will formally accept the award at a special reception on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Rivers Casino.

This annual award, which was announced in the January 2014 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine, recognizes the person or persons who have had the most dramatic and positive impact on the city and region in the past year and have left a legacy for the future.

This is the 28th year that Pittsburgh Magazine has named a Pittsburgher of the Year, and the second honor for the Pirates, as they were also selected in 1989.

If you would like to arrange a photo/video opportunity or interview, please call Emily Watts at 717-507-3754 (mobile).

CONTACT:
Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
717-507-3754 (mobile)
emily@hornercom.com