Monday, October 1, 2012

Salute to Dignity & Respect Champions Breakfast

FOR MORE INFORMATION:                                                    
Samantha Scribner
Judith Kelly + Associates
412.281-0995 – office
814-279-0616 – cell

  Salute To Dignity & Respect Champions Breakfast

  The 2012 Pittsburgh, Pa., Dignity & Respect Champions and their families as well as elected officials, city leaders and Dignity & Respect council members will gather for the breakfast.

  Tuesday, October 2
8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

WHERE CLO Cabaret Theatre
655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

WHY The Dignity & Respect Council of Greater Pittsburgh will gather in front of the city’s policy leaders to recognize Pittsburgh’s 11 Dignity & Respect Champions of 2012. The Champions were chosen monthly throughout the year based on a formal nomination process.

Champions were selected based on their support of the values of dignity and respect and their application of those values in the workplace and in their communities. Champions will receive honors for their commitment to accepting and including others. The annual breakfast will kick-off Dignity & Respect Month, which is celebrated in counties across the Commonwealth and in many states nationwide.

The Dignity & Respect Campaign of Greater Pittsburgh began as an initiative by the Center for Inclusion at UPMC in 2008. Trying to encourage inclusion through organizational and behavioral change, the employees took a pledge and suggested actions that promote dignity and respect in the workplace. From this, the “30 Tips of Dignity and Respect” were created to inspire change through everyday behaviors. Within four years, the campaign expanded nationally.

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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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