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We're Hiring!
We are currently hiring a Vacant Property Coordinator to focus on providing strategic oversight and day-to-day management of our land recycling activities in Wilkinsburg.

The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of state and local laws, policies, and procedures as they relate to the disposition of vacant and/or tax delinquent properties. Candidates with a background in urban studies, public or business administration, public policy, or similar field are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by March 5th

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Help Select Wilkinsburg's Next Gateway Sign
The Wilkinsburg Community Art & Civic Design Commission will host a public meeting for the Wilkinsburg Gateway Sign Project. Plan to attend to view potential sign designs, meet the artists, and share your feedback. All are welcome -- we hope to see you there!

>> What: Wilkinsburg Gateway Sign Project Public Meeting
>> When: Thursday, February 16, 6 p.m.
>> Where: Borough Building - 605 Ross Ave., 2nd Floor Council Chambers

Want to learn more about the Commission? Check out their brand new Facebook page.
Support Our Station (and Local Business, too!)
Yesterday, we kicked off Salvatore's month-long fundraiser to support the Wilkinsburg Train Station Restoration Project! 

Salvatore's will generously donate a portion of all sales from 
the Locomotive -- a signature cocktail created just for the project -- and any 16 oz craft draft beer.

Stop by all this month to support our station & local business, too! 
Learn More

Want to stay up-to-date with the Train Station restoration? Follow our project page on Facebook for photos, updates & more!
The Wilkinsburg Sun February Issue Now Available
Check out the February issue of  The Wilkinsburg Sun for more WCDC, Wilkinsburg  School District, and Borough-wide news, updates, and events.

Events & Meetings


Hearts of the Homeless
Thursday, February 9, 6-9 p.m.
Fashion Fix - 1039 S. Braddock Ave.

Heartbomb Wilkinsburg with the YPA
Help install heartbombs at historic sites in Wilkinsburg
Saturday, February 11, 12 p.m.
Learn more

Public Meeting: Gateway Sign Designs
Hosted by Wilkinsburg Art Commission
Thursday, February 16, 6 p.m.
Borough Building - 605 Ross Ave., 2nd Fl.

Spring Fling with the Wilkinsburg Chamber
Tuesday, March 21, 6-8:30 p.m.
Istanbul Sofra - 7600 Forbes Ave.
Buy tickets

Save the Date!  WCDC Main Street Event - Two-Way Street Fest
Saturday, May 20, 12-4 p.m.
Stay tuned for more info!


Support Our Station at Salvatore's
February 1-28 during business hours
Salvatore's Pizza House - 612 Penn Ave.

Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce Meeting
Third Thursday each month, 8 a.m. 
Borough Building - 605 Ross Ave., Fl. 3

Free Store Wilkinsburg
Store Hours: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Donation Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
619 Penn Ave.

Have an event or meeting coming up? 
Send the details to  marlee@wilkinsburgcdc.org , and we'll include it in our next newsletter.

Want to learn more about borough council, commission & authority meetings? 
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