2021 Welcome Event

What is this Event?
The 2021 Welcome Event is about connecting the students and employees of nearby colleges and universities to the vibrant life of the City and introducing long-time area residents to the people and work of educational institutions around the City.
The Event will feature live music, performances, and food from local restaurants. Event planners have included local craft beer vendors and wineries as part of the Greensburg Craft Beer Week which is held the same week. Representatives from the City’s institutions and community-based organizations will be available with information about what they do and how to get involved. Groups from the local colleges will be available to talk with attendees about their work and its connection to the local community. In addition, local elected officials and college and university presidents are expected to attend the festivities and welcome attendees.
The festival will draw hundreds of students, college personnel, and community members to downtown for information, entertainment, and a chance to mix and mingle.

When and where is the Welcome Event?
The Event will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Friday, September 24, 2021 in the Pitt + Penn Parking Lot located at 130 S. Pennsylvania Avenue in Downtown Greensburg.


Who can attend and what is the cost?
The 2021 Welcome Event is free and open to the public.


Who is involved?
This vent represents lots of partnerships including Seton Hill University, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Westmoreland County Community College, City of Greensburg, Downtown Greensburg Project, Greensburg Community Development Corporation, and Greensburg Business and Professional Assoication/ Shop Greensburg.


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Welcome Event Flyer
Greensburg's welcome event works to connect college students with local community


How to get involved
If you would like to participate by getting a table at the Event OR you would like to help plan/volunteer, contact the Jeff Raykes, Planning Director at jraykes@greensburgpa.org