Meg Cheever - Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

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Sep 17, 2021

Meg Cheever, Senior Executive Advisor to the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy after having served as CEO for many years, is joining the celebration of 25 years for the organization and the creation of a new podcast. Meg discusses a few of the 22 projects in the works and remembers some great successes under her watch including the Gatehouse at Frick Park, the redo of Mellon Square downtown,the Frick Environmental Center, Schenley Park and Plaza, the Westinghouse Park, the creation of a cd with WQED-FM and the Dear Friends Strolling Through the Park, plus the challenge of finding grants, Rad funds, donors, a dedicated tax, and contemplating the need for $400 million  to do what needs to be done. Meg Cheever served as Publisher for Pittsburgh Magazine in the WQED family before joining the Conservancy, she has worked on numerous Pittsburgh volunteer boards and played the viola under the baton of the Boston Pops Harry Ellis Dickson.

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Series: Voice of the Arts