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SOURCE The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
- Free Events Include National Speakers, Town Hall Meetings and Film Discussions -
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced community-wide events as part of its Black History Month celebration. Throughout February, PNC will sponsor 21 events in multiple cities, ranging from art exhibits to local performances and employee-focused activities.
Highlights include a town hall meeting in
PNC-sponsored programs, public events, and employee activities will be held across many of the communities it serves, including Baltimore, Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cleveland; Detroit; Durham, N.C.; Harrisburg, Pa.; Louisville, Ky.; Kalamazoo, Mich.; Newark, NJ; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Raleigh, NC and Washington, D.C.
"Whether it's a town hall meeting that brings a community together, or an art exhibit highlighting the tremendous contributions of American artists, these celebrations reflect PNC's commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in our workforce and the communities we serve," said Marsha Jones, chief diversity officer, PNC.
Highlights of upcoming PNC events include:
PNC also sponsored events in several other cities surrounding Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including a new exhibition at the PNC Legacy Project in Pittsburgh. The exhibit features the oral histories of 12 African Americans in the region, including musicians Sean Jones and Patricia Prattis Jennings, community leaders Alma Speed Fox and Esther L. Bush, and Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter. Other honorees include Tuskegee Airman Wendell Freeland, educator Helen Faison, New Pittsburgh Courier editor and publisher Rod Doss, artist Thaddeus Mosley, former chief executive officer of the YMCA of Pittsburgh Julius Jones, and Olympic gold medalist and three-time WNBA champion Swin Cash.
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (www.pnc.com) is one of the United States' largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management.
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