ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECOGNIZES KYLE DAVIES FOR RAISING MONEY FOR SERVE-A-SOLDIER
PITTSBURGH (November 7, 2012) – The Allegheny County Airport Authority recognized 17-year-old Kyle Davies, Raccoon Township, Beaver County, at its November board meeting today. Son of Kim and David Davies, Kyle raised $3,260 for Serve-A-Soldier through a fundraising effort last summer. He organized and promoted a Cash Bash on June 2, 2012. Kyle, a senior at Hopewell Area High School, planned the event as his Senior Project.
Kyle’s older brother Clinton, created the Serve-A-Soldier program for his Senior Project two years ago. After graduation this spring, Kyle is planning to attend Penn State and considering a career in Business Management.
Operated by the Airport Authority, the Serve-A-Soldier program at the Military and Family Courtesy Center at Pittsburgh International Airport provides AIRMALL gift cards to active members of the United States Military who visit the center on Concourse A. The gift certificates can be used to buy a meal at the AIRMALL. The certificates are funded by donations made by organizations and individuals.
The Military and Family Courtesy Center at Pittsburgh International Airport opened next to gate A4 in November of 2008. It is operated by the Pittsburgh International Airport Volunteer Ambassadors and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. The room offers a respite to active and retired members of all branches of the United States Military and their families.
Donations to Serve-A-Soldier can be made in the form of a check or money order, payable to the Allegheny County Airport Authority. “Serve–A-Soldier” must be written in the check’s memo area. Donations should be sent to: Allegheny County Airport Authority; ATTN: “Serve-A-Soldier;” PO Box 12370; Pittsburgh, PA 15231.