Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pleasant Hills Community Day a Week Early This Year

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pleasant Hills Community Day a Week Early This Year

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Born in the USA" is the theme of Saturday's Pleasant Hills Community Day, which will kick off with the third annual 5K run and two-mile walk at 9 a.m. on Gill Hall Road.

Organizers scheduled the all-day program at Mowry Park a week earlier than usual, hoping to avoid heavy downpours that have dampened the event the last several years.

However, the main reason for the change, said Trudy Codelka, program chairwoman, is to increase attendance and avoid the back-to- college migration.

"We lose a lot of our part-time workers and others who attend because of college scheduling," she said.

A fluke of scheduling finds neighboring Jefferson Hills having its community day on the same day.

"It definitely wasn't planned and will not occur next year," guaranteed Codelka, adding that Jefferson Hills scheduled its event a week later than usual. …

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