Monthly Archives: November 2017

Nov 29

Historic & Mysterious.. Pittsburgh Shrine Center Announces Rebranding, New Website

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Historic & Mysterious.. Pittsburgh Shrine Center Announces Rebranding, New Website
Event planners seeking a flexible wedding & special event venue in Greater Pittsburgh will now find a familiar face with a fresh new look.

PITTSBURGH, PA November 29, 2017 --- The Pittsburgh Shrine Center, our region’s premier wedding and special events venue, proudly announces it has undergone a rebranding and has debuted a new website developed to enhance the event planning experience for its clients. Formerly known as the Syria Shrine Center, The Pittsburgh Shrine Center name was chosen as a reflection of the mutual admiration shared between this historical venue and its generations of clients from Western Pennsylvania.

Supported by stunning imagery, the new responsive website at www.pghshrinecenter.com highlights the features and benefits which truly make the Pittsburgh Shrine Center one of Pittsburgh’s most well-known and memorable wedding and special events venues. 

The new logo incorporates a distinctive and iconic symbol of the Pittsburgh Shrine Center’s storied history: its magnificent chandelier. The logo aims to capture the attention of visitors online just as our chandelier does for guests in the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Grand Ballroom.
  
“I think the Pittsburgh Shrine Center is Pittsburgh’s hidden gem. With its rich history, it needs to be showcased,” said Don Green, member of the Pittsburgh Shrine Center board of directors and the Pittsburgh Shriners Divan. “Many of Pittsburgh’s great cultural events have taken place under our historic chandelier. Serving the special events needs of our community and supporting our Shriners Hospitals is what we do. Any bride or groom would be proud to be a part of Pittsburgh history here at the Pittsburgh Shrine Center.”

“I am struck by how beautiful and elegant so many of the events are here,” said Bill Branthoover, member of the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Board of Directors and the Pittsburgh Shriners Divan. “People may not know that we can accommodate events from banquets to business seminars to picnics and more. The outdoor Pavilion is wonderful for concerts. Children’s parties are fantastic because of the room. This rebranding and website surely increases awareness of the facility’s versatility and its availability to the public.”

"Our goal with this effort is to reintroduce the Pittsburgh Shrine Center to new generations of Pittsburghers. Modernizing our digital communication platforms will surely help clients discover the Pittsburgh Shrine Center," said James Elmer, Pittsburgh Shrine Center Public Relations Committee member.

About The Pittsburgh Shrine Center
 
For nearly 25 years, The Pittsburgh Shrine Center has served the Pittsburgh region’s desire for a flexible, multi-use special event facility. The Pittsburgh Shrine Center has hosted over 500 weddings and an equal amount of corporate, social and civic events. Beyond its role as a hub of activities for Pittsburgh’s Syria Shriners, the Pittsburgh Shrine Center welcomes the public year-round as a venue for banquets, weddings, wedding and bridal showers, concerts, pageants, stage shows, trade shows, dinner theater, civic meetings and other business and social affairs. The Pittsburgh Shrine center also hosts its own seasonal events open to the public. Check out event announcements and further information at:
 
www.pghshrinecenter.com
www.facebook.com/pghshrinecenter
www.instagram.com/pghshrinecenter

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Nov 11

A Prelude To Christmas, Musical Merriment Nov. 19th

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Syria Shriners' Band, Chanters, Highlanders, & Stage Band together in concert present a Prelude to Christmas on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 - 2:30 p.m. in the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Grand Ballroom in Cheswick, PA.

Guests will enjoy musical merriment courtesy of:

  • Syria Shriners Band, led by Band Director Jack R. Anderson.
  • Syria Shriners Chanters, led by Leland K. Pfeiffer Music Director
  • Syria Shriners Highlanders, led by Charles glitch Pipe Director, and Pappy Patchin, Drum Major 
  • Shriners Stage Band, led by Howard Swango Director

A Christmas party will follow the concert, so please do stay awhile and visit the Unit rooms for Christmas fun and fellowship.

Tickets are $10, children 12 years and under are free. See any member of the Band, Chanters, HIghlanders, or Stage Band for tickets.

Tickets may also be purchased at The Pittsburgh Shrine Center office.

Net proceeds will be divided equally between Shriners Hospitals for Children and Syria Shriners Hospital Patient Transportation Fund.

Nov 09

The Pittsburgh Shrine Center Debuts New Website

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The Pittsburgh Shrine center is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new website, www.pghshrinecenter.com.

For nearly a generation, The Pittsburgh Shrine Center has served the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania region's needs for a multi-purpose special events venue.

Inside and out the Pittsburgh Shrine Center is a premier multi-use facility with a rich history of hosting clients and events of distinction.

From our glamorous gilded Grand Ballroom, to our picturesque Pavilion situated on bucolic wooded acres, our magical setting enhances every guests’ experience.

The Pittsburgh Shrine Center is a venue that is strategically accessible from the city, yet situated on a sprawling compound absent from the stress of a busy urban setting.

We look forward to hosting many more of Pittsburgh's finest and most creative events for generations to come.

-The Pittsburgh Shrine Center