The Alexis Joy D’Achille Foundation for Postpartum Depression 

“Alexis Joy D’Achille was a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, and a dear friend.”          Giving birth to a baby is usually a happy and rewarding experience.  Unfortunately, not every mother is elated when they welcome their newborn into this world.  Steven D’Achille knows all too well that some women suffer from postpartum depression after they […]


   Days filled with ball games, ballet recitals, boardrooms or other daily activities ?  It’s time  to stop, relax and pamper yourself with these special essential oils.

4 Best heat styling hair technique tips 

     Flat irons, curling irons, blow dryers-they all get a bad rap for damaging our locks.  They get the job done but it comes with a price. I can vividly remember the first time I had my hair professionally straightened and I was amazed at the results. That was a long time ago.  

Pittsburgh Doors & Closets

When it comes to home improvements, the words quickly, easily and affordably are music to homeowners’ ears. With Pittsburgh Doors and Closets those words are not only true but they also provide an amazing whole-home improvement. Pittsburgh Doors and Closets is Western Pennsylvania’s local dealer for One Day Doors and Closets, the nation’s largest home interior door installation company.

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Oakland Catholic: Creating Empowered Leaders 

Academic excellence. Global experiences. State-of-the-art technology. Athletics for everyone. All wrapped in a commitment to spirituality-in-action that inspires tomorrow’s leaders.   These are the pillars of education at Oakland Catholic High School, and for the school’s students, parents, faculty and leadership, these pillars are essential to creating empowered leaders. 

Celebrating a Legacy of Caring for hospital patients and their families

Through its community initiatives, Passavant Hospital Foundation ensures patients and their families receive the utmost care, inside and outside the hospital  Patient Assistance Fund  A prolonged illness can drain a patient’s finances. A breast cancer patient, for example, can expect to spend $500 out-of-pocket for monthly medications to prevent blood clots and another $200 per month […]

CWNC’s Robotics Program is Committed to Building Innovative Students 

  Contributing authors: Avery Polak and Lauren Angus CWNC Class of 2021  “Everyone is capable of being a leader. A leader uses his or her knowledge to build others up and to empower other students to also become leaders themselves. They delegate properly in that way. On our team we really try to practice servant leadership. It really is the key to any functioning […]