Monday, April 1, 2013
The cookie campaign, "Pieces of Hope for Autism," begins on Tuesday for a limited time at Panera cafes throughout western Pennsylvania.
In honor of National Autism Awareness month, Panera Bread is hosting a cookie campaign this week to raise support and awareness. Panera Bread cafes throughout Western Pennsylvania are participating in the “Pieces of Hope for Autism” campaign from Tuesday, April 2to Saturday, April 6. Panera is selling the shortbread cookies shaped in the autism puzzle piece logo with all proceeds going to the Pittsburgh chapter of Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders. Cookies can only be purchased for a limited time at Panera or pre-ordered online by clicking here. _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
There are several things going on in the community to thank veterans.
There are many ways to celebrate Veterans Day in the community this year. Veterans Day is on Sunday, Nov. 11. Here's a look at some freebies for vets and some events in the area. Oakmont Carnegie Library The Oakmont Carnegie Library will celebrate our servicemen and women this Veterans Day weekend. There will be displays throughout the library about services for veterans and their families and information about Oakmont's military history. A moment of silence also will be observed at 2 p.m. Sunday around the flag on the front lawn. The public is invited to attend. Exhale Yoga In honor of Veterans Day, Exhale Yoga in Oakmont will hold a special donation class on Sunday at 11 a.m. This class will be free, but those attending are asked to give…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
These upcoming events and promotions support the cause.
There are several ways to support breast cancer awareness locally over the next few days! Here are some upcoming events: Wine Tasting If you like wine, the Mighty Oak Barrel is hosting an event for you. The Oakmont restaurant will host a wine tasting on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 24 and 25, featuring women winemakers. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Foundation. For more information or to register, call 412-826-1069. "Beards and Cigars for Breasts" Steel City Beard & Mustache Club—founded by Plum resident and Oakmont businessman Seth DeSabato—and the Cigar House in Penn Hills are working together to help raise breast cancer awareness. The event, which will include a DJ, beer, snacks, raffles and prizes, will be…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
A challenge between Pittsburgh and Cleveland Panera stores will raise money for breast cancer awareness—and up the ante for the city that buys the most Pink Ribbon bagels.
Panera Bread has issued the Power of Pink Challenge during the month of October to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Through Oct. 31, a portion of the proceeds from each Pink Ribbon bagel sold will be donated to the Young Women's Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, benefitting the Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation. As part of the challenge, Panera has pitted Pittsburgh against Cleveland—two cities, one cause. The city that purchases the most Pink Ribbon bagels will receive an additional $10,000 charity donation. Bagels can be pre-ordered from your local Panera by clicking here. The closest location to our area is the Oakmont location along Allegheny River Boulevard. Here are some others: _______________________ Plum-…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Children are invited to the Oakmont Panera to train on Saturday.
The Panera Bread in Oakmont will be teaching young bakers on Saturday. The "Bakers in Training" event is open to all children ages 5 to 12. Beginning at 3 p.m., participants can visit the cafe to learn about the secrets of Panera Bread baking, decorate cookies, tour the cafe and more. There is no cost to attend the event. For more information, contact Emily at Emily.Lutz@covelli.com or 814-673-8752. The Oakmont Panera is located at 666 Allegheny River Boulevard. _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Monday, February 6, 2012
The Oakmont locations are participating!
Monday, February 6, 2012
Pittsburgh-area Panera Bread Cafés and Bruegger's Bagels are celebrating National Bagel Day on Thursday, Feb. 9. The Oakmont Panera, which is located on Allegheny River Boulevard is participating. Customers can receive a free bagel with the purchase of a coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate or espresso drink. The Bruegger's in Oakmont is located on Allegheny Avenue. Like Bruegger's on Facebook and get a coupon for three free bagels on Thursday.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
On Wednesday and Thursday, all police, firefighters and EMTs can get a free You Pick Two meal.
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Panera Bread is showing appreciation to Community Heroes. On Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 11 and 12, all 28 Pittsburgh-area Panera Bread cafés will honor local firefighters, police and EMTs. By wearing their uniform or showing a service I.D. or badge, they can receive a Free You Pick Two. The local Panera Bread is on Allegheny River Boulevard in Oakmont. “Panera Bread likes to support the communities in which they are placed and the people in them,” said Sam Covelli, owner and operator of Covelli Enterprises, in a press release. “Our local first responder community heroes protect and serve us every day. Panera looks forward to serving them this time.”
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Former Pittsburgh Steelers runningback Jerome Bettis met with fans at two area Panera Bread locations on Saturday in an effort to create awareness and raise money for his foundation, The Bus Stops Here.
To millions around the world, Jerome Bettis is known as 'The Bus,' the powerful retired Pittsburgh Steelers runningback. He's also a role model. On Saturday, hundreds of children—all with stars in their eyes—visited with Bettis, their hero, as he read Dr. Seuss' book, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." "That was one of my favorites when I was a kid," Bettis told the Plum-Oakmont Patch. "Whenever I have a chance to read to kids, I read that book because it reminds me of when I was a kid." Panera Bread partnered with Bettis and The Bus Stops Here Foundation to help Pittsburgh’s underprivileged youth. Bettis visited the Penn Center Panera Café in Wilkins and the Waterfront Panera Café in Homestead for a free storytime and a meet-and-greet. …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
On Dec. 17, Panera Bread will be partnering with Jerome Bettis and The Bus Stops Here Foundation for a storytime & meet-and-greet at Penn Center and Waterfront Panera Bread locations.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Panera Bread is partnering with Jerome Bettis and The Bus Stops Here Foundation this holiday season to help Pittsburgh’s underprivileged youth. On Saturday, Dec. 17, join Jerome Bettis at the Penn Center Panera Café or at the Waterfront Panera Café for a free storytime and a meet-and-greet. Panera will donate $5 to The Bus Stops Here Foundation in the names of those who attend. "The Bus Stops Here Foundation is excited to partner with Panera Bread," Bettis said in a press release. "(The day)can be enjoyed by people of all ages to get them in the spirit of the holiday, while helping Panera support The Bus Stops Here Foundation and underprivileged kids this holiday season.” Bettis will visit the Penn Center Panera Bread Café—3432 William …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Those in the military will receive a free You Pick Two Meal at Pittsburgh area Paneras.
Panera Bread is showing support for those in uniform this holiday season by offering a free meal to them this week. On Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 7 and 8, all 28 Pittsburgh-area Panera Bread cafés will honor local military personnel and veterans. By wearing their uniform or showing Military I.D., they can receive a Free You Pick Two.The local Panera Bread is located on Allegheny River Boulevard in Oakmont. “The Holiday season is a time to share with the community and show appreciation, especially those who have made sacrifices for our country,” said Sam Covelli, Owner and Operator of Covelli Enterprises, in a press release. “We hope this token of generosity will let these men and women know how thankful we are for their service.” Covelli…