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Concordia Blog - Special Events

Concordia of the South Hills Celebrates Five Years of Being in the Concordia Family (Photos)

October 28, 2014
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Five years, in the world we live in today, is a pretty significant span of time. In five years, you might pay off a car loan from start to finish, you could complete a bachelor's degree, and you'll likely go through 2.5 smartphones…

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5 reasons to bring the family to the Concordia Oktoberfest (2014)

October 7, 2014
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We’re less than a week out from the annual Concordia Oktoberfest – and we’re going out on a limb to predict that this might be the best yet! It’s sad to think that there are a lot of people who still haven’t experienced our version of this classic event… so if you fall into that category, come change that this Saturday!

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Concordia Visiting Nurses Opens New Castle Office in Style (photos)

September 30, 2014
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To say Concordia Visiting Nurses (CVN) has grown in leaps and bounds in recent years would be a bit of an understatement. Who would have ever thought that when Concordia launched home care in 1997, less than two decades later we would serve over 12,500 people per year and be opening our fourth office?! The most recent growth came in the form of a new office in New Castle, PA. (photos below)

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Beautiful Day for the 2014 Good Samaritan Hospice 5K

September 23, 2014
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Another Good Samaritan Hospice (GSH) 5K is in the books, and judging by the perfect weather, the smiling faces and the funds raised for patient programs, it was another great event! (Photos below)

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14th Annual Concordia Dog Show Another One to Remember (Photos)

August 19, 2014
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The votes were tallied and the results are in: The 14th Annual Concordia Dog Show was a blast! Oh, and there were a few winners too, but we’ll get to that.

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Crowd Shows Up for Summer Festival Despite the Weather (photos and video)

July 29, 2014
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Torrential downpours! Tornado warnings! Widespread flash flooding! Swarms of locusts! … …

Well, despite the rumors of imminent disaster on Sunday, the worst we got was thunder and rain. And we still had 600-700 people come out to enjoy our Annual Summer Festival – 150 of whom were kids!

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5 Reasons to Come to Concordia’s Summer Festival (2014)

July 22, 2014
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If you haven’t heard yet, the Annual Concordia Summer Festival is THIS weekend – Sunday, July 27 from noon to 6 p.m. behind Lund Care Center (134 Marwood Rd, Cabot, PA 16023) to be exact. If you’re new to the area or the Concordia family, you may not know this, but we throw a pretty good family festival, if we do say so ourselves.

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Concordia's 11th Annual Golf Outing a Success

July 15, 2014
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The 11th Annual Concordia Golf Outing was yesterday at Treesdale, and we're pretty sure none of the 160+ golfers let a little rain hold them back from having a great time - while, of course, supporting our charitable care fund.

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Legacy Society Members Honored at Appreciation Lunch (photos)

July 1, 2014
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It’s not every day that you get a chance to say you’re helping to shape the future of an organization and the 20,000+ people it serves every year -- but for the members of Concordia Lutheran Ministries Legacy Society, that about sums it up.

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Camp Erin Pittsburgh Continues to Change Lives (photos)

June 17, 2014
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“I miss you a lot but you are always in my heart.”

These words were scrawled on a slip of neon yellow paper by a 7-year-old Camp Erin Pittsburgh camper, just before he folded it up and buried it in a bottle of sand art that he was in the process of making.

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