5941 Penn Avenue (East Liberty)
8:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013
DATEFriday, January 11th.
SPEAKER David "Mr. McFeely" Newell: Speedy Delivery: Finding Happiness in Mr. Roger's Neighborhood.
ABOUT DAVIDWith a background in English and theater, David Newell began working with Fred Rogers in 1967 to create the role of Mr. McFeely, the “speedy delivery” man on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. As Mr. McFeely, David makes personal appearances across the country and around the world. From the beginning, he has also been the company’s Director of Public Relations, with primary responsibility for project promotion, media relations, and communicating with PBS stations. The father of three grown children, he’s a member of the Boards of Directors of several nonprofit organizations. VENUE SPONSOR This month’s event will be be hosted by the generous folks over at the lovely Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty. If you've never made your way down to KST, you're in for a treat! Parking is available behind the Carnegie Library East Liberty Branch and at the East Busway. Grab a meter on Penn Ave, Highland Ave, or throughout Penn Circle for the closest spots!
EVENT SPONSORSMany thanks to Commonplace Coffee for providing freshly brewed coffee for the event and to Bluebird Kitchen for providing delicious little pastries.
SWEATER DRIVEIn honor of Mr. Rogers, we will be hosting a sweater drive for a local charity. Please bring along a sweater in good condition to donate! JANUARY = HAPPINESS
CreativeMornings will be hosting unified themes across all 40+ chapters starting in 2013.This month, over 5,000 attendees will meet up at CreativeMornings events on six continents for speakers that relate to our January theme, “Happiness” brought to you by MailChimp.Through these themes, CreativeMornings hopes to stir up a global conversation among our fantastic, local creative communities. Themes for future months will be announced later on in the new year. ABOUT CREATIVEMORNINGSCreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types.There are chapters around the world, including Los Angeles, New York, Auckland, Zurich, Chicago, and London. Each event includes a 20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge! The Pittsburgh Chapter is organized by Kate Stoltzfus and her dedicated team of volunteers.
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