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CAC goes Snow Tubing at Boyce

posted Jan 11, 2018, 10:29 AM by Michael Kernan

AC Goes Snow Tubing
The weather calls for snow and temperatures in the 20's on Saturday January 13th. So this is our first and best opportunity to go snow tubing!  Here are the particulars:

Date: Saturday January 13th
Place:Boyce Park
Time: 2 PM (Two-hour Session starts at 2:30)
Cost: $17 for County Residents.  $21 for Non-residents

Let me know if you are coming, but only as a courtesy.  My cell is 412-518-8337.
Mike Kernan

CAC Christmas Dinner Dance - Sat. December 16, 2017 - Salvatore’s Banquet Hall

posted Oct 2, 2017, 12:55 PM by John Hredzak   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 12:58 PM ]

5001 Curry Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236.

Celebrate the Christmas Season at our annual Christmas Dinner Dance.

5 pm ~ Mass  •  6 pm ~ Cocktail Hour  •  7 pm ~ Dinner  •  9 pm ~ Slide Show and Dance

Mass will be said in the banquet hall before the 6 pm cocktail hour. At 7 pm, we will enjoy a delicious buffet dinner, followed by our traditional Christmas cake for dessert. (Please inform us of any dietary restrictions when you register.)

Please note that attire for this special evening is semi-formal (coat and tie).

Dinner and Dance (Reservation required - deadline is November 17):
$35 for Members / Associates / Alumni
$50 for Non-members

Dance only (No admittance before 8:50 pm. Pay at the door - no reservation required.)
$10 for Members / Associates / Alumni
$15 for Non-members

For payment information and other questions, contact Margie at, or contact us here.

Fall Weekend at Oglebay Resort, Oct 19-23, 2017

posted Oct 2, 2017, 12:38 PM by John Hredzak

The deadline to register for fall weekend has passed, but we may still have a few spaces available.

Once again fall weekend is really more like “fall almost-a-week” because we start our trip on Thursday and stay until Monday. Our extended stay means we can throw a football party and watch the Steelers take on the Bengals at 1:00 pm Sunday from the comfort of our cottage without worrying about driving home!

Registration fee of $300 members / $325 non-members entitles you to 4 nights lodging at an Oglebay cottage, breakfast each morning, and dinner on Friday evening.

Cottage amenities include refrigerator, dishwasher, gas fireplace, outside deck with gas grill, flat-panel TVs, wireless internet access, and washer/dryer. We also have access to Wilson Lodge, which has an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and fitness room at no cost.  Massage therapy is also available at a charge.

Available activities at the Resort include the Good Zoo, mini-golf, tennis, horseback riding, scenic walking and jogging trails, and tours of the Mansion museum.  All activities are open year-round (weather permitting) and require separate payment, if applicable.  If you’re interested in games of chance (other than our usual rousing games of LCR, of course) Wheeling Downs is close by and offers greyhound racing (as scheduled) and casino games (24 hours, 7 days a week). 

If you're interested in this fun-filled trip, please contact Margie at as soon as possible. Reservations are first come, first served.

Please note that, if you can’t make it for the full weekend, you are welcome to take a day trip and spend some time in scenic West Virginia with your CAC friends.  Please let Margie know if you plan to visit.

Online payment for CAC is here!

posted Jan 3, 2017, 10:41 PM by John Hredzak

Beside having the option to fill out your membership application online, you can now pay online! There's no longer a need to send anything by mail to join or renew your membership. Softball and Tennis league players also have the option of paying their league fee online. Extending this method of payment to some other events is also planned.

For membership application/renewal, go to the Join Us page.

Softball and Tennis Leagues - Sign up now

posted Jan 3, 2017, 10:39 PM by John Hredzak

Applications are now available for sign-up for league play.

New for 2017! You can now pay your league fee from this website using PayPal.

See the Softball and Tennis pages to apply.

CAC Christmas Dinner Dance & 50th Anniversary Celebration at Salvatore's

posted Nov 3, 2016, 9:58 AM by John Hredzak   [ updated Nov 3, 2016, 9:58 AM ]

Kindle the spirit of the season at CAC’s traditional Christmas Dinner Dance at Salvatore’s Banquet Hall in Baldwin Boro.

This semi-formal (coat and tie) affair features:
• 6:15 pm - a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres
• 7:00 pm - buffet dinner
• 9:00 pm to 12:00 midnight - a dance with DJ

The buffet dinner includes tossed salad, rolls & butter, rice pilaf, green beans almandine, Lemon Baked Chicken and Potato Crusted Filet of Cod. Dessert will be our traditional beautiful Christmas cake. Unlimited coffee, tea, iced tea, lemonade and soda bar is included. If you have dietary restrictions, please note your specific restriction (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, etc.) on your registration.

To celebrate our 50th Anniversary, all members and alumni attending the dinner and dance will receive a discounted price of $25, in appreciation of your membership and support of CAC. Non-members are invited to attend at a cost of $40 per person.

RESERVATION IS REQUIRED by November 15 to attend the dinner. Please contact Margie Pietrusinski at or 412-600-6470 to register.

No reservation is required to attend the dance only. Admission of $10 is payable at door AFTER 8:50 pm (no admittance prior to that time).

Alternate Softball & Tennis Players - Sign up now

posted Mar 23, 2016, 7:24 PM by John Hredzak   [ updated Dec 6, 2016, 12:36 AM ]

Our co-ed softball and tennis leagues play from April to August.  Due to players moving out of town, changes in work schedules, etc., we're always looking for replacements. We play softball every Sunday at Blawnox Park behind the gas station off Exit 9 of Route 28, and play tennis every Monday or Tuesday in Brookline Park on Pioneer Avenue near the Liberty Tunnels. Players of all abilities are welcome. Applications can be found at the Softball page and Tennis page.

If you're interested in joining either league, please contact us.

And spectators are always welcome.

Upcoming CACI Vacations

posted Mar 23, 2016, 7:13 PM by John Hredzak   [ updated Mar 23, 2016, 7:13 PM ]

Time is running out to sign up for two CACI vacation opportunities.

The 2016 Spring Midwest Regional Weekend will take place in Springfield, Illinois on May 27-30. Illinois is the land of Lincoln and we will be staying at the Hilton Springfield that is located downtown, just minutes from many historic attractions and landmarks, including the world class Lincoln Presidential Museum, the Lincoln Home site and the old State Capital. The Illinois State Museum is also nearby.

The 2016 CACI Convention/Vacation will be July 17-23 in Billings, Montana which is the county seat of Yellowstone County. We will stay at the Crowne Plaza in the downtown area. Some of the many things to do are:
  • Rimrocks Park
  • Little Bighorn National Park (Custer’s last Stand) and Pompey’s Pillar National Monument
  • Pictograph Cave State Park
  • Moss Mansion
  • Beartooth Highway Scenic Drive
  • Chief Plenty Coups Museum
  • Yellowstone National Park Day trip
  • Devils tower Day trip
  • Western Chuckwagon Steak Dinner and Covered Wagon Ride
  • Apsaalooke (Crow) Reservation Indian Tours
  • And much more
Plan to come to this fabulous site for a great Vacation. A four-night post-convention trip to Glacier National Park is also planned.

More information is available at

A subsequent weekend gathering, the 2016 CACI Midwest/East Fall Regional Weekend will be held in Pittsburgh October 7-9, 2016 at the Double Tree by Hilton Pittsburgh Green Tree.

Dining Out – Lenten Style

posted Feb 22, 2016, 7:52 PM by John Hredzak   [ updated Feb 22, 2016, 7:56 PM ]

Instead of a restaurant outing this month, we’ve decided to try a couple of the many fine fish fries offered in the Pittsburgh Diocese. We hope you can attend one or both. Consider joining us for Stations of the Cross after dinner, too. If you have any questions, or would like to let us know that you are coming so we know to look for you, please contact us. We’ll be glad to have you join us.

Looking to try a new fish fry every week? If you didn’t catch the 2016 Fish Fry supplement to the Pittsburgh Catholic, or forgot to save it, it can be accessed here:

Softball and Tennis Leagues - Sign up now!

posted Dec 27, 2015, 10:21 PM by John Hredzak   [ updated Dec 6, 2016, 12:36 AM ]

Information and application for the 2016 CAC Softball League can be found on the Softball page.

For 2016 CAC Tennis League info and application, go to the Tennis page.

We look forward to seeing you for another enjoyable season!

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