When she was just eight years old, Rhonda Bolding became one of the 780,000 Americans currently living with symptoms of Crohn's disease. Due to an initial misdiagnosis, however, another four years would pass before she was formally diagnosed with the disease.
In late October, Mitch Dugan visited Banksville Elementary School in Greentree to spend a morning with some very special third graders as part of an annual educational effort by the Greentree Rotary Club, where Mitch is an active member. And he brought a big box of dictionaries along with him!
When you consider the rugged, hardworking background that has helped make Pittsburgh what it is today, the fact that rugby is a growing sport in the region should come as no surprise. One of the people pushing for that growth is Sam Angelo: a board and team member of the Pittsburgh Forge.
At Dugan & Associates, we have been blessed to serve the hard-working community members in western Pennsylvania through our work in personal injury, workers' compensation and social security law. You've given so much to our city, and we are grateful for all of the work that you have done and continue to do at work and in your communities.
Whether it's for workers' compensation benefits, social security disability disputes or personal injury cases - Mitch Dugan has dedicated the past 30 years of his life to helping others receive the coverage they deserve. Dugan's firm, founded in 2000, provides legal representation services to clients with no fee unless recovery is made; providing a risk-free option to those seeking professional help for tough situations.
Today, Pittsburgh is growing into a booming community of technological and medical innovation. Built on a deep foundation of industry--much of which persists not only spirit but in the new as well as historic businesses that call our region home--our city continues to play a role on national and international stages. The journey Pittsburgh has taken as the city of steel began even before the United States was officially formed.
If you're a veteran in the Pittsburgh area, you're in good company. The region boasts the fourth-highest veteran population in the United States, with the Center for New American Security (CNAS) estimating that 235,000 current and former service members currently call the area home. Even though there are a whopping seven military bases in Western Pennsylvania, none of them are active duty, which means they receive less attention and financial support from the government than their active duty counterparts.
Summer is a season of celebration and relaxation, especially for our neighbors in western Pennsylvania. In Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, men and women like you are working hard every day to provide for their families and their communities. You make our city one of the greatest in the nation.
Since March of 1997, the Humane Animal Rescue in Verona, PA has been providing a solution for Western Pennsylvanians who encounter injured or abandoned wildlife. The Rescue's Wildlife Center, which treats and rehabilitates injured and orphaned wild animals, has helped over 4,000 animals this year alone under the leadership of Jill Argall, who is the director of the Wildlife Center and humane education department.