Press Release: Celebrating 175 Years of Services to Children and Families

175 years of service to children and familiesPITTSBURGH, PA – Pressley Ridge is hosting a “birthday party” in celebration of providing 175 years of service to children and families on Tuesday, April 17 at its Marshall Avenue Campus located on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Children, families, and employees will play traditional party games (flashback of the 1800′s) and enjoy cake and ice cream.

In addition, a dedication will be held at 10 a.m. where Pressley Ridge will unveil a 600 pound bronze sculpture honoring past, present and future employees. The sculpture is full size and depicts a teacher sitting on a bench, gently holding and reading a book to a child.

More than 3,500 people will celebrate Pressley Ridge’s anniversary on April 17. Activities and celebrations are being held at all Pressley Ridge sites in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and Virginia as well as Hungary and Portugal.

For more information, please contact Jim Schuyler at (412) 872-9413.

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Filed under: About Us, Honors & Awards, Press Release Archive | Posted on April 16th, 2007 by Pressley Ridge

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