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REMINDER/TV's Sam Waterston to Highlight Pittsburgh Benefit for the National Cathedral.



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REMINDER...for April 29

--(BUSINESS WIRE)

Famed actor Sam Waterston, star of TV's hit "Law and Order," will be the guest of honor at an April 29, 2000, benefit event for the National Cathedral Association The National Cathedral Association is an organization that seeks to provide funds and promote the Washington National Cathedral.

It consists of more than 14,000 people across the United States. It is subdivided into State committees.
 being organized by a group of prominent Shadyside and Point Breeze Point Breeze could refer to:
  • Point Breeze, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Point Breeze, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Point Breeze, the mouth of the Oak Orchard River in New York
 residents.

The benefit will be held at The Pittsburgh Golf Club, on Northumberland Avenue Northumberland Avenue is a London street, running from Trafalgar Square in the west to The Embankment in the east. The avenue was built on the site of Northumberland House, the London home of the Percy family, the Dukes of Northumberland. .

The National Cathedral Association, of which Waterston is an ardent supporter, is a nationwide, ecumenical network of volunteers committed to supporting the Washington (D.C.) National Cathedral in its role as a "House of Prayer for All People" across America. The NCA (Network Computing Architecture) An architecture from Oracle for developing applications within a networked computing environment. It provides a three-tier distributed environment based on CORBA that uses program components known as "cartridges.  provides local support for the Washington National Cathedral The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in the City and Diocese of Washington, known as the Washington National Cathedral, is an Episcopal cathedral in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.  and raises money to help fund the Cathedral's ministries, including pilgrimages.

"Our event will be one of a cluster of events being held across the country this spring," explained Mary Frank Mary Frank (born in England in 1933) is a visual artist known primarily as a sculptor. She has also produced many paintings and works in various other media (especially printmaking). , one of the event's organizers. "The National Cathedral plays an important role in the spiritual life of our country, and its influence is felt nationwide. We see our event as a way for Pittsburghers to demonstrate their support for a nationwide renewal of faith. We are honored that Sam Waterston has agreed to help us in the cause."

Waterston, best known for his starring role on the "Law and Order" series, has had an illustrious career as one of America's best-known and respected actors. The Academy Award, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Award nominee has appeared in such highly successful films as "Hannah and Her Sisters," "The Killing Fields," and "The Great Gatsby," among numerous other film, television and stage roles.

Tickets for the April 29th benefit are $100 and may be purchased by calling 412-488-7163.
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