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Diamond Kinetics Hits it Out of the Park

Imagine trying to observe an important set of details integral to your success in the span of 0.2 of a second. Those dedicated to the sports of baseball or softball understand this challenge.  A baseball…

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Q&A with Don’s Appliances

  Don’s Appliances is a premiere appliance center in Canonsburg and Pittsburgh, PA.  Rick Nagel, VP of Growth and Development, talked with us recently about their experiences as a family business and the company’s involvement…

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Larrimor’s – 75 Never Looked So Good

75 years and three generations later, Larrimor’s still upholds the reputation as Pittsburgh’s esteemed upscale men and women’s clothing store. Drawing on the strength of a loving and supportive family and historical adaptability, some of…

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Ride Longer. Feel Stronger.

[caption id="attachment_1678" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] A 6am Sunrise captured in MT. Photo from Cathy's Big Ride Across America.[/caption] What started as an obligatory wheel dip in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Seattle, WA on…

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Urban Power to Prosper – A Community Investment

2014 UP2P's 3rd graduating class. From L-R: Robert Stein (Interim Director), Hugh Williams (Proudfoot Heating & Cooling), Brandon Rice (Home Healthcare Group), Connie Spearman (Home Healthcare Group), Eugene Thomas (Quik-It Chicken), Jacob Huffmyer (3E Studios),…

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EFC Graduate Builds Success in Pittsburgh

It is always inspiring to see an individual who embodies the kind of entrepreneurial spirit that exemplifies the American Dream. A graduate of the Institute’s Entrepreneurial Fellows Center (EFC), Emeka Onwugbenu is one of these…

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