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Concordia Blog - Special Events

Adopt-A-Resident at Concordia This Christmas

October 30, 2012
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Christmas? Already? Well, you know what they say: the early bird catches the worm. :)

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Good Samaritan Hospice 5K Attracts More People Than Ever

October 16, 2012
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The Good Samaritan Hospice 5K was held Saturday in North Park, and with over 260 participants, this was the largest group in the event's history! We don't have a whole lot of details yet (we will soon), but we wanted to get some of these great pictures out today. :)

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2012 Concordia Oktoberfest One of the Biggest, Best in History

October 9, 2012
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Apparently, word has gotten out that Concordia's Oktoberfest is a blast - just ask the crazy amount of people who showed up on Saturday, Oct. 6! In the span of four hours that day, around 1200 people (around 300 of whom were kids) walked through the front doors of Concordia's Haven I retirement apartment building in Cabot.

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Concordia of the South Hills Fundraiser a Success

September 25, 2012
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A change of venue and theme spelled success for Concordia of the South Hills second annual fall fundraiser, "Book Your Lunch." The 170 in attendance (including two men) had an opportunity to begin their holiday shopping, as nine vendors displayed shoes, boots, handmade jewelry, homemade pretzels, clothes and kitchen items at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bethel Park.

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Good Samaritan Hospice to Host Annual 5K Run/Walk

September 18, 2012
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Western Pennsylvania has no shortage of charitable organizations, and every one has its fair share of fundraisers. But very few can say they support individuals at the end of their life's journey focusing on their unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs as well as the families dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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Concordia Oktoberfest, Zambelli Fireworks Scheduled for October 6

September 4, 2012
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It's that time of year again! Mark your calendars: Concordia Lutheran Ministries will hold its annual Oktoberfest celebration at Haven I (112 Marwood Rd.) on Saturday, October 6 from 4 8 p.m. Despite chilly temperatures and steady rain, last year there were over 800 people at this event!

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Concordia "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show a Big Hit

August 21, 2012
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On Aug. 14, the Concordia at Cabot campus was taken over by man's four-legged best friends, as over 20 dogs spent the evening entertaining 150+ residents, staff and community members at the 12th Annual Dog Days of Summer Dog Show behind the Lund Care Center. There were four categories for the pooches to win prizes in --

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Over 600 Enjoy the Concordia Summer Festival

July 31, 2012
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Concordia at Cabot saw a flurry of activity on Sunday, July 29, as over 600 community members, staff and residents attended the 131st Annual Concordia Summer Festival. Between the delicious food, entertainment, Saxonburg Trolleys, fishing derby, worship service (featuring the outstanding preacher Dr. Dean Wenthe), car cruise and kids activities, there wasn't a frown in the place.

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Concordia's Summer Event Calendar is Full (as usual)

July 17, 2012
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It's already been a busy (and HOT) summer season at Concordia, with the Golf Outing, Legacy Society Luncheon, Good Samaritan Hospice children's bereavement camps and hundreds of resident-centered activities and events. What can we say? We would rather be busy than bored. :)

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Concordia Golf Outing Raises Around $75K for Charitable Care

July 10, 2012
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Yesterday was the 9th Annual Concordia Lutheran Ministries Golf Outing, which was held at the prestigous Treesdale Golf and Country Club. The event raised around $75,000 for the Good Samaritan Endowment Fund (Concordia's charitable care fund for residents who can't pay for the full cost of care).

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