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United States Steel Corporation to Kick Off Annual United Way Campaign With Public Party

09.29.2011

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT:

UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION


19th ANNUAL UNITED WAY PARTY ON THE PLAZA



WHERE:

U. S. STEEL TOWER PLAZA


(RAIN LOCATION: U. S. STEEL TOWER – UPPER LOBBY)


600 GRANT STREET


PITTSBURGH, PA



WHEN:

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2011, 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.



CONTACT:

SARAH CASSELLA, 412-496-7523 (CELLULAR)



United States Steel Corporation will kick off its Pittsburgh-area 2011 United Way employee campaign by hosting its annual Party on the Plaza event Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the plaza outside the U. S. Steel Tower.  The event, which is in its nineteenth year and is open to the public, is the largest one-day fundraising event for the United Way of Allegheny County.  

"Party on the Plaza is just one way that U. S. Steel employees demonstrate their commitment to helping the communities where we live and work," said Greg Zovko, vice president and controller for U. S. Steel and chairman of the company's 2011 United Way campaign.  "We are proud to host this event each year and we are committed to supporting the United Way of Allegheny County's efforts to address southwestern Pennsylvania's most critical health and human services needs."  

Games, raffles and a large, prize-filled silent auction are just some of the activities available for participants.  All proceeds from the day's events benefit the United Way of Allegheny County.  Local celebrities will also be on hand to sign autographs and pose for pictures.  Scheduled to appear at the event are: Mike Clark, WTAE-TV news anchor; KDKA-TV's Jon Burnett and Jim Lokay; mascots from the Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Wild Things and Kennywood Park; Mr. McFeely of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood; and Ellis Cannon, radio and television sports personality and president and publisher of The Pittsburgh Sports Report.  

For more information about U. S. Steel, visit www.ussteel.com.

For more information about the United Way of Allegheny County, visit www.unitedwaypittsburgh.org.

Contact:
Sarah Cassella
412.433.6777 - office
412.496.7523 - cell

SOURCE United States Steel Corporation

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