Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and the Pittsburgh Penguins today announced a rally at the Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard beginning at 12:00 noon on Fri., April 16.
WDVE's Val Porter will emcee the event, and area high school cheerleaders will be on hand to rally the crowd. Musical entertainment will be provided by Kardaz, and face painters will also be present. Panera and Shearer's will provide refreshments for fans.
The Mayor and County Executive have declared Friday "Black & Gold Day," and they are encouraging fans to show their Penguins pride by donning the team's colors to mark the second home game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The County Executive and Mayor are also asking those attending the rally to bring a canned good, non-perishable food item, or cash donation for the Scouting for Food drive, which benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
The game will be shown on Mellon Arena's outdoor screen at Gate 3 beginning at 7:00 p.m., courtesy of Consol Energy and Trib Total Media.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl
512 City County Building | 414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
telephone: 412-255-2626 | facsimile: 412-255-2687