• News for Human Interest

    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    What:    Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent are partnering on Building on Faith 2019 to bring together Thrivent members and volunteers to complete a community improvement project. We are still looking for volunteers!                        During Building on Faith 2019, volunteers will support projects in the Greensburg area, helping local families build strength, stability and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College has announced the creation of The Saint Vincent Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, an interdisciplinary academic institute that advances the College’s mission. Through campus programs and sponsored research, it will engage today’s intellectual climate through sustained reflection upon the Catholic Intellectual and Benedictine wisdom traditions.Under the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest, Education
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    For the month of September, Blackburn Center’s RED SAND PROJECT will be displayed at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, Twin Lakes Park Extension, Westmoreland Hospital, Latrobe Hospital, and Frick Hospital in Greensburg, Latrobe, and Mt. Pleasant.  The Red Sand Project is an art installation, created by artist Molly Gochman, which seeks to raise awareness about human trafficking by asking ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    A classic ice cream dessert that’s been making people smile since 1904 is once again deserving of an annual summertime salute. Latrobe serves up its 115th Great American Banana Split Celebration Aug. 23-25. The party takes place in downtown Latrobe, where the banana split was first invented by David Strickler, an apprentice pharmacist at a local drug store. This is the sixth year of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release