CSI Pittsburgh Chapter June Meeting - Tour of Jefferson High School!

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

CSI Pittsburgh Chapter June Meeting
June 11th, 3:00 -4:30, Dinner following.


CSI Pittsburgh will be touring West Jefferson Hills School District’s new Thomas Jefferson High School. The new state-of-the-art high school has 225,000 square feet over two levels of technology rich classrooms for ninth through twelfth grade students with a 1,200 seat auditorium with fly space, dining commons, competitive swimming pool, gymnasium, large group instructional rooms, fine arts, music and technical educational academies, and exterior courtyard for dining, and instructional opportunities. The new High School is located along Old Clairton Road just across the street from the West Jefferson Hills School District administrative offices.

Tour of the project will be from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.  Please park in the student parking area and meet at the front rotunda pictured above. The building is in punch list phase, so no hard hats are required. 

Following the tour, we will meet at Gali’s Gyro and Grill for dinner, 71-73 Clairton Boulevard, Pleasant Hills, PA.  Dinner will include choice of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine.  Tour and dinner $35/person.

Please RSVP by noon on Monday, June 10th  to Marc Zell, mazelekovitz@nationalgypsum.com or by calling at 412-951-8715.

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CSI Pittsburgh Spring Golf Outing!

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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CSI Pittsburgh May Meeting: Walking Tour “Best of the Burgh”!

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

CSI Pittsburgh May Meeting
May 14th, 4:15-6 pm, Dinner following
Best of the ‘Burgh Walking Tour

CSI Pittsburgh’s May meeting will include a guided tour of downtown Pittsburgh, by Walk the Burgh.  Tour will be from 4:30 to 6:00.  Please arrive 15 minutes early at Walk the Burgh tour office: 1049 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  You’ll need to sign a waiver before the tour begins.  The tour concludes in Market Square where we will meet at Simple Greek for dinner.

Tour and dinner $35/person
Dinner Only:  $15/person

Walk the Burgh, 1049 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222:  http://www.walktheburgh.com/
Simple Greek, 431 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222:  https://thesimplegreek.com/location/market-square/

Parking:  Use the Grant St Transportation Center: Enter the garage either on 12th St between Liberty Ave + Penn Ave, or on Penn Ave between 11th St + 12th St.
What to Bring:  Water + Snacks if you need them

What to Wear:  Tour will take place rain or shine make sure to dress accordingly. Wear comfortable clothing and good walking shoes. Sandals should have a strap around the ankle. Shoes with heels as well as flip-flops are not recommended.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 10 to Marc Zell, mazelekovitz@nationalgypsum.com or by calling at 412-951-8715.

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CSI Pittsburgh April Meeting: Project Tour Of Pressley Ridge School!

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

CSI Pittsburgh April Meeting
April 9th, 3:30-5pm, Dinner following
Project Tour of Pressley Ridge School

CSI Pittsburgh’s April meeting will include a site tour of Pressley Ridge School for Autism and Deaf.  This is a new 40,000 square foot facility to meet the varying needs of students presented with lifelong challenges by way of interactive technology, concentrated learning environments, and job training.  Check out the cool time-lapse video of the construction before you go: https://app.oxblue.com/open/oxford/pressley.  

Tour of the project will be from 3:30 to 5pm.  Please meet at the construction trailer (parking lot available) and bring your hardhat.  No open toes shoes or exposed shoulders please. 

Following the tour, we will meet at Brugge on North for dinner, just down the street from AGH.  Dinner will include salad, choice of pasta and chicken or seasonal fish.  Tour and dinner $35/person, cash bar.

Pressley Ridge: 530 Marshall Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214, https://www.pressleyridge.org/
Brugge on North, 40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, https://www.pointbrugge.com/brugge-on-north 

Please RSVP by Friday, April 5 to Marc Zell, mazelekovitz@nationalgypsum.com or by calling at 412-951-8715.

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CSI Pittsburgh March Meeting: Global Color Trends

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Global Color Trends

The Hows and Whys of Color Popularity

·         Did you ever wonder where “new” colors come from or how they evolved?

·         Did you know that gray was the most popular color range during the Great Recession? It’s because we were feeling gray as a country and our color choices reflected our emotions. Color reflects more than light… It reflects cultural changes and sociological shifts.

·         So what is tend for 2019? Join us to at our March meeting to find out.

WHERE:        Cefalo’s Restaurant in Beautiful Downtown Carnegie
                       428 Washington Ave., Carnegie, PA

WHEN:          Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
                       Networking: 5:30 PM
                       Dinner:  6:15 PM
                       Program: 7:00 PM

COSTS:         $35 per person (cash or check)
                       $37 person (credit card – PayPal)

RSVP:           To Marc Zell by end of day, Friday, March 8th, 2019
                       mazelekovitz@nationalgypsum.com or by calling at 412-951-8715.

SPEAKER:      Ruthanne Hanlon, PPG National Color + Design Manager presents 2019 Global Color Trends.  Ruthanne has been in the field of design since graduating in 1994 from FIDR accredited Villa Maria College located in upstate NY.  Her career includes experience in kitchen and bath design, custom furnishings and space planning.  Ruthanne has focused specifically on color specifications since 2000, consulting on commercial and residential projects along with residential repaints and historic restorations using the powerful influence color has in transforming a space, creating an atmosphere and providing the personalization and character everyone strives for.  Ruthanne travels North America and the Caribbean conducting accredited CEUs for design professionals and specifiers on forecasted color trends and the influencers behind them.

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Test Friends Event

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013


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