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Special Sesquicentennial Edition - June 2017 Newsletter    

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The Bellevue Initiative for Growth and Revitalization is celebrating 150 years of living, worshipping, and shopping in Bellevue! Check out more about the festivities in this special Sesquicentennial edition of the Discover Bellevue newsletter.

​Our focus is to bring growth, businesses, and beauty to our borough of Bellevue, Pennsylvania. 


Celebrate With Us!

Bellevue will be celebrating its Sesquicentennial in June 8 - 11! Check out details of the celebratory activities that the Borough is planning in conjunction with the the local businesses, organizations, and residents to celebrate Bellevue’s past, present, and future.

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Did you know that some of your neighbors brew their own beer?

We've rallied all the basement brewers for a beer bash to see who has the best brew in Bellevue!

Join us during the 150th celebrations on Saturday, June 10th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the corner of Meade & Lincoln Ave. to sample the local brews.

For only $5, you can taste all the brews and take home your very own your very own Bellevue Basement Brewers Beer Bash commemorative glass.



Fun For the Whole Family

Don't miss the carnival during the 150th anniversary celebrations at the Northgate football field.

  • Thursday, June 8: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 9: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 10: 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Learn About Bellevue History

We’re celebrating 150 years in Bellevue with the “Bellevue Then and Now Art Show.” Come see old photos of Bellevue happenings over the years and hear the stories about how things used to be “back in the day.” Join us for a night of refreshments, and talk with Bellevue residents as they tell the stories of past generations.

Friday and Saturday, June 9-10 from 6-8 p.m., at Artists’ Gallery, 31 North Balph Ave



Community Block Party

Don't miss the fun along Lincoln Ave and at Bayne Park. There will be historic walking tours, a craft fair, a performance by Mariposa Children’s Theatre, caricature drawings, music by Johnny Angel’s All Star Jam Band, and so much more! The fun starts Saturday, June 10 at 9 a.m., and goes all day.

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For updates and info on all the 150th celebrations, and other events all year long, follow us on social media.



Bellevue Business Spotlight
PJR Photography

Owner Pamela Russell offers a full spectrum of photography services, including headshots, families, babies, pets, and her specialty -- high fashion fine art. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists and the Pittsburgh-based Silver Eye Center for Photography.

The space is both a photography studio and an art gallery, and additional services include framing, the promotion of artists and other businesses (website design, social media, branding, etc.), the rental of studio and meeting space, and training classes.

The Art Gallery maintains a collection of art by a variety of local artists. It also hosts exhibits to promote featured artists, which you can learn about at the gallery’s website.

Want to get involved? 
Sign up to learn more about the Bellevue Initiative for Growth and Revitalization, and how you can participate.