Friday, August 31, 2012

Hug-A-Thon Pittsburgh Day Triumphs with Olympian Power

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Joanne Quinn-Smith
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Hug-a-Thon Pittsburgh Day Triumphs with Olympian Power

Breaks the World Record for Largest Group Hug in a Tent

 PITTSBURGH, PA, August 2012 – Hug-a-Thon Pittsburgh™ Day broke the world record for the Largest Group Hug in a Tent on August 11, 2012, when 73 Pittsburghers came together to hug each other all at once under the tent in Schenley Park. The victory recorded and posted at &

“What a wonderful experience this was, to see all these people step up to show the world that Pittsburgh is the most huggable city in the world” said organizer, Joanne Quinn-Smith.

Hug-A-Thon Pittsburgh Day, September 6, 2012

On September 6, Pittsburgh hugs the world and home-town charities. During the day, you can get a hug at one of four downtown locations. Hugs are free! But we are raising money for four charities: Cancer Caring Center, Sickle Cell Society, Pittsburgh Passion’s Passion for Life, and Operation Troop Appreciation. In the evening join our FUN gala at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites. Pittsburgh Downtown. Plus, enjoy hugs from local celebrities, sports stars, local legends, and hugger winners. Join us for dancing, entertainment, a silent auction, and a classic Pittsburgh foods dinner.

Hug-a-Thon Pittsburgh Day ( is Joanne Quinn-Smith’s brain child. She is recognized as one of the most civic minded Pittsburghers around. She’s known as Techno Granny, has been the National Small Business Journalist of the Year, and is Publisher of PositivelyPittsburghLiveMagazine. PPLMag garners 220,000 visitors per month and 62,000 unique page views. It is Pittsburgh's first internet radio and TV network.

Posted on behalf of Dreamweaver Marketing Associates.  Joyce Kane is the owner of Cybertary Pittsburgh, a Virtual Administrative support company, providing virtual office support, personal and executive assistance, creative design services and light bookkeeping.  Cybertary works with businesses and busy individuals to help them work 'on' their business rather than 'in' their business.

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