Sept. 19, 2013
WHAT: U. S. STEEL / UNITED WAY PARTY ON THE PLAZA
WHERE: U. S. STEEL TOWER PLAZA
(RAIN LOCATION: U. S. STEEL TOWER – UPPER LOBBY)
600 GRANT STREET
WHEN: FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, 2013, 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
CONTACT: SARAH CASSELLA, 412-496-7523 (CELLULAR)
United States Steel Corporation will kick off its
-area 2013 United Way employee campaign by hosting its annual Party on the Plaza event
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
on the plaza outside of the U.
S. Steel Tower
. The event, which is in its twentieth year and is open to the public, is the largest one-day fundraising event for the United Way of Allegheny County.
"This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Party on the Plaza, a company tradition that we are proud to host each year," said
, vice president – Supply Chain & Customer Service for U. S. Steel and chairwoman of the company's 2013 United Way campaign. "This is a great opportunity for our employees to help strengthen the communities where they live and work."
Games, raffles and a large, prize-filled silent auction are just some of the activities available to Partygoers. All proceeds from the day's events benefit the United Way of
. The featured musical act is the U. S. Steel Band, led by
, senior vice president – European Operations and Global Safety and president – U. S. Steel Kosice. Local celebrities will also be on hand to sign autographs and pose for pictures.
Scheduled to appear at the event are:
, Head Basketball Coach of the Pittsburgh Panthers; the
University of Pittsburgh
cheerleaders and dance team; Christine D'Antonio of KDKA-TV; Iceburgh, the mascot of the Pittsburgh Penguins; and Sidney the Penguin from the National Aviary.
For more information about U. S. Steel, visit
For more information about the United Way of
SOURCE United States Steel Corporation