Jim Krenn recently visited Washington, DC to receive a community leadership award from the F.B.I. and while in the district he decided to do a little sight seeing of Occupy DC, and The White House. Enjoy!
Pittsburgh’s Jim Krenn Awarded for Community and Charity Work by FBI
JIM KRENN “aLIVE”
Sat. May 26, 2012
Comedy & Music Concert at the Byham Theater – Pittsburgh
Scott Blasey of ‘The Clarks’, Mark Eddie, Slim Forsythe, Tom Megalis, Billy Elmer, Frank Nicotero
All-Star House Band Featuring:
Rod Schwartz of 11th Hour
Steve Morrison of The Affordable Floors (guitar)
Tim Pollock of The Spuds (keyboards, sax)
Dave Minarick of The Clarks (drums)
Jim Krenn recently spoke at Point Park University’s Career Event, sharing some of his vast experiences in entertainment. As Keynote Speaker, Jim wrapped up the event, with a special behind-the-scenes presentation on his career in multimedia. For more details on the event, check out Sport, Arts, Entertainment, and Media Career Event Brings More than 40 Employers to Point Park’s Campus.
Related Story: Point Park University’s Career Fair Featuring Keynote Speaker Jimmy Krenn
March 24th’s Laffa-Palooza – headlined by Rock Comic Mark Eddie – saw a mixture of comedians and musicians, including Jim Krenn, Carlo Volhl, Shari Richards, Ron Placone, Spinning Jenny, Andrew Stockey and Lee Terbosic come out in support of the B.L. Medical Expense Relief Fund. Held at the Serbian-American Cultural Center, you can check out the photos of Jim Krenn and more on talent network news.
Animal Friends will be taking over WTAE-TV on Saturday, March 24 from Noon to 4:00pm for their 7th Annual Telethon, hosted by Pittsburghers Jim Krenn, Cris Winter from WISH, Monty from Y108, PJ Maloney from KQV, Ashley Dougherty and Ray Petelin from WTAE and Gail Buckner from Animal Friends’ Board of Directors.
During the telethon, Jim Krenn and his dog Gizmo will be launching Gizmo’s Friend-a-Thon with special adoption incentives. Head to Animal Friends for – aside from Gizmo’s Friend-a-Thon – a reception with incredible adoption specials as well as photo opps, cupcakes by Dozen and refreshments. During the Telethon, you can go behind-the-scenes with Animal Friends’ shelter pets, follow intrepid Humane Investigations team on one of their life-saving rescue missions, meet adoptable animals and hear an announcement about the future of animal welfare in our region!
You can bid on Animal Friends items in online auctions: eBay auction and Facebook auction. Follow the Telethon on Facebook all day on March 24th.
For all the details, visit Animals Friends 7th Annual Telethon.
As talent network news recently covered, Jim Krenn headed to Washington D.C. this past weekend to receive the Director’s Community Leadership Award from the FBI’s Pittsburgh Division. Jim Krenn received the award personally from Director Mueller at FBI Headquarters:
For more than 25 years, he has been dedicated to supporting community and national charitable organizations. Mr. Krenn has used his popularity to raise more than $1.2 million for Pittsburgh charities through the production, release, and sale of more than 200,000 comedy CDs. He has also worked to raise funds for national organizations such as Toys for Tots, the Multiple Sclerosis Service Society, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Jim Krenn Heading to Washington D.C. for FBI Leadership Award
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Source Credits – FBI – 2011 Director’s Community Leadership Awards