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October 10, 1996

Hamlisch to be honored at UPMC-sponsored event

Marvin Hamlisch, principal pops conductor for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, will be honored at the 10th anniversary celebration of Competitive Employment Opportunities (CEO) on Oct. 26.

Freddie Fu, director of Pitt's Center for Sports Medicine and honorary chair of the event, will present Hamlisch with CEO's first humanitarian award. CEO is a non-profit organization that finds employment for mentally, physically and emotionally challenged individuals. Hamlisch is being honored for his "efforts to raise the visibility of Pittsburgh's cultural scene." The evening will include a champagne reception sponsored by Pitt's medical center and a performance by Don Brockett Productions.

Tickets are $50, $35 and $25. For reservations, call 271-2442.

Filed under: Feature,Volume 29 Issue 4

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