Thursday, July 8, 2010

Mt. Lebanon Couple Dedicated to Fight Cystic Fibrosis

Edward and Jodi Kubit have been selected as one of Pittsburgh’s Finest Couples. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation chose the couples based on their leadership and commitment to helping their community.

Ed and Jodi’s dedication to their community is demonstrated through their involvement in various activities, board, chair, and volunteer positions. Jodi has always had a passion for philanthropic causes. For the past three years she has been a Brownie Troop Leader, organizing many community service projects with the troop, she was a part of Mt. Lebanon’s Junior Women’s Club for five years, where she served as a member of their philanthropy committee, along with serving as President, Newsletter Editor, and Silent Auction Co-Chair, she is active in Markham Elementary PTA and Mt. Lebanon City Council of PTA and she was the chair for the 75th Anniversary Gala for Mt. Lebanon Public Library which raised over $50,000. Ed is a phenomenal asset to Mt. Lebanon’s School District. He is the President of Mt. Lebanon’s School Board and is currently dedicating his time to the high school’s construction project. He has been serving on the School Board since 2007. Along with his volunteer position as President, Ed is a territory representative for the software company, Check Point. The Kubit’s have three children; Molly Anne, Eddie, and Lilly, ages five, eight, and nine and have been married for 10 years.

On September 11, 2010, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host an event, Pittsburgh’s Finest Couples for a Cure at the Smart House in Mt. Washington. The event will be held to thank and celebrate the couples that have dedicated their time to their community and helping to fight for a cure for cystic fibrosis. Tickets to this fabulous event for a cause cost $100 each. In 2009, Pittsburgh’s Finest Couples raised over $120,000 for cystic fibrosis research and this amount is expected to grow this year.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Ed and Jodi, visit the Cystic Fibrosis website at http://www.cff.org/LWC/EdKubit! Or contact Jodi at kubits@verizon.net.