AS BUSY DECEMBER GETS UNDERWAY IT’S TIME FOR A CHECK ON THE UPCOMING EVENT YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS. POST-GAZETTE SEEN COLUMNIST IS HERE WITH A FEW OF HER FAVORITE HAPPENINGS HA YOU LOOK SO FESTIVE. THAT’S BECAUSE I AM A LADY. I DON’T KNOW IF YOU SOUGHT HEGMENT — SEGMENT EARLIER. I LIKE THE SCARF. — SAW THE SEGMENT EARLIER. I LIKE THE SCARF. YOU ARE V GREAT LIST — YOU HAVE A GREAT LIST STARTING DECEMBER 6th. THURSDAY. AN EARLY WEEK. I AM LOSING TRACK OF TIME. WE ARE GETTING THERE. THERE’S TWO EVENTS ON THURSDAY AND THE FIRST IS THE WOMEN OF JOY LUNCHEON AND THAT’S AT WEST PENN HOSPITAL. AND THIS IS TO SUPPORT THE ALEXIS JOY FOUNDATION. THIS SUPPORTS WOMEN GOING THROUGH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION. HIS WIFE ALEXIS JOY COMMITTED SUICIDE AFTER HAVING HER BAB CRANE SUFFERING FROM POSTPARTUM AND SHE DIDN’T UNDERSTANDED THERE WAS SUPPORTS AND DIDN’T KNOW THERE WAS SUPPORTS AND WOMEN ARE SUFFERING IN SILENCE. HER FAMILY AND HUSBAND STARTED THIS ORGANIZATION TO BRING RESEARCH AND FUNDING TO THE ISSUE THAT’S NOT TALKED ABOUT IN THE COMMUNITIES. I LEARNED RECENTLY THAT IT’S NOT JUST DEPRESSION. PEOPLE TALK ABOUT DEPRESSION BUT IT’S ANXIETY A LOT OF WOMEN SUFFER FROM AT THAT. AND GUILT. SO THAT’S A GREAT BENEFIT COMING UP THIS THURSDAY. ALSO ON THURSDAY, THE GREEN LIGHT GALA FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARE MESS. YES. SO THE WHOLE WEEK I DIDN’T REALIZE WHEN I PUT THE LIST TOGETHER BUT THERE’S A LOT OF STUFF AROUND MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY. THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT SUFFER FROM LONELINESS AND DEPRESSION. WHO WILL HOLIDAYS CAN BE DEPRESSING AND THIS ORGANIZATION NAMI IS WORKING TO BRING EVIDENCE TO RESEARCH TO MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT’S A UNDERFUNDED AREA AND MISUNDERSTOOD AREA. THEY ARE HAVING A GALA AT THE NOVA PLACE ON THE NORTH SIDE. IT SHOULD BE A FUN TIME. THEY WILL HAVE A HUGE SILENT AUCTION, DANCING, DINNER. I AM LOOK FORWARD TO IT FOR A GOOD CAUSE. I HOPE THEY AND I THE ALEXIS JOY FOUNDATION HOOK UP. THAT WOULD BE GREAT. I AM PUTTING IT OUT THERE. AND FRIDAY THE CUTTING EDGE OF FUND RAISE HE FOR HANDMADE ARCADE. I AM REALLY LOOKING FOR TO. AN OVER 18 EVENT AND PREVIEW NIGHT FOR THE ARCADE THAT’S OPENING. IT’S THE MAKERS NIGHT AND WHAT THEY WILL BE DOING IS HAVE MAKE AND TAKE TO CREATE THINGS AND TAKE THEM IN GOODY BAGS AND THEY HAVE HAVE SIRED AND CASH BAR AND ENTERTAINMENT AND ACCESS TO 170 VENDORS BEFORE THE EVENT OPENS. THERE’S GOING TO BE CLOSE TO 300 WHEN THE ACTUAL EVENT OPENS AT THE DAVID L. LAWRENCE CONVENTION CENTER THE NEXT DAY. BUT THIS IS A PREVIEW EVENT. AND IF YOU LIKE TO SHOP LOCAL AND BE SUSTAINABLE, THIS IS THE BEST PLACE TO GET THE LAST- MINUTE GIFTS AND I HAVE NOT DONE ALL MY SHOPPING SO I MAY HAVE TO GO THERE. THIS IS THE PLACE TO G I HOPE TO SEE YOU AND I THINK THEY ARE HAVING A SCHOLARSHIP SHELL SUPPORT THROUGH THAT AS WELL. YES. AID GREAT ORGANIZATION. DECEMBER 8th STEEL SMILING — STILL SMILING. JULIE IS A SOCIAL WORKER ANDSTARTED IN MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION. BUT IT IS DIFFERENT FROM ANYTHING ELSE IN THE CITY. OR NATIONALLY. INSTEAD OF WAITING FOR PEOPLE TO COME TO YOU OR HAVING PEOPLE THAT ARE IN THE SYSTEM AND YOU DO OUTPATIENT WITH THEM, WHAT HE IS DOING IS GOING INTO COMMUNITIES ESPECIALLY AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES, AND MEETING PEOPLE WHERE THEY ARE. AND ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH IN THAT MOMENT INSTEAD OF WAITING FOR PEOPLE TO FUNNEL INTO THE SYSTEM. IT’S AT REPAIR THE WORLD IN ON BROAD STREET AND EAT LIBERTY. AND REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THE BIRTHDAY PARTY. IT’S FREE TO THE PUBLIC AND THEY WILL HAVE LOTS OF ACTIVITY AND I HOPE THEY HAVE YOGA LIKE LAST TIGHT. DECEMBER 9th THE 15th AND YOWL RAIN DEBALL. ANOTHER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION. AND — REINDEER BALL. ANOTHER BEARAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS AND WHEN I SEE THIS THE HOLIDAY SEA — ANOTHER MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND WHEN I SEE THIS, THE HOLIDAY SEASON AND THINK HERE WE GO. I AM LOOK FORWARD TO IT. AID GREAT ONE FOR FAMILIES STARTING AROUND 4 DOWNTOWN. FANTASTIC. THANKS SO MUCH FOR JOINING NEWS THANK YOU. YOU WILL BE BUSY THIS WEEK IN OKAY, GOSH, YES. FOR MORE ON WHAT HE HAPPENING FOLLOW NATALIE IN THE POST-GAZETTE SEEN COLUMN AND ONLINE FOR HER VIDEO SERIES SETTING THE SCENE. YOU WILL FIND HER HERE WITH US

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