Washington, PA, October 25, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Peacock Keller, a full-service law firm in Washington, PA., presented its 5th Annual “Off the Shelf...A Celebration of Books” event in September 2012 which was attended by nearly 300 community members. Through the Off the Shelf event, Peacock Keller helped to raise more than $30,000 for 20 libraries in Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Washington, Greene and Fayette counties. Held at the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA., the unique evening of entertainment featured a presentation by Rolling Stone Magazine Contributing Editor, Anthony DeCurtis; music by The Dan Baker Group; and much more.
With music as the theme for the evening, attendees chose a book about music around which they decorated their tables, vying for special awards based upon the creativity of their displays as determined by a panel of judges. In addition, one table received “the People's Choice Award,” determined by participant voting. A Chinese and live auction rounded out the night’s entertainment, helping to boost the total amount raised for area libraries through the event during the past five years to more than $130,000.
“Peacock Keller is dedicated to giving back to the communities where our employees, clients and colleagues live, work and socialize. Our public libraries serve our communities in such a vital way as hubs of education and learning – all while supporting the arts,” said Peacock Keller Managing Partner Douglas R. Nolin. “As in past years, proceeds from Off the Shelf will help to fund the creation and distribution of a Regional ‘One-Card’ Network."
The One-Card Network is a program established to ensure that every resident may go to any library in our three-county region and use only one library card. This system is designed to increase convenience and accessibility for library visitors and add cost savings and efficiencies for the libraries.
To support literacy in Washington, Greene and Fayette Counties or to learn more about the Off the Shelf event, contact a local library or call Jamie Anders with Peacock Keller at 724-222-4520.
About Peacock Keller – Peacock Keller, located in Washington County, is among the largest and longest established full-service law firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The firm provides corporate and individual clients with experienced and knowledgeable legal services at affordable rates, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. Peacock Keller attorneys provide mediation services and sound legal counsel in the areas of business, corporate and nonprofit law; civil, insurance and medical malpractice litigation; coal, oil, gas, shale gas, mineral and energy law; construction law; elder law; employment law; estate administration and planning; guardianship; hospital law; personal injury; real estate law; and school law. To learn about the firm, visit www.peacockkeller.com.