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Best Of The Batch Foundation Hosts 3D Printing Workshop With Kids In Munhall

Last Friday, Charlie Batch and the kids at the Best of the Batch foundation had the opportunity to work with 3D printers. This was a special opportunity for kids to be exposed to new technology and careers of the future. KDKA-TV covered the experience, and quoted Charlie saying: "As they work on this particular project, it helps them be able to navigate and how to work with [...]

2019-10-15T18:44:36+00:00October 15th, 2019|News|

Steelers Kickoff Launches “Buy or Sell?” Segment with Charlie Batch and the Crew

This week on KDKA, Charlie Batch, Bob Pompeani, and the rest of the Steelers Kickoff crew launched a new segment called "Buy or Sell?" The segment lets everyone weigh in on their predictions for Steelers players and game strategies. Check out the first round here. 

2019-10-15T18:57:07+00:00October 8th, 2019|News|

Jerome Bettis Presents Impact Award to Charlie Batch

At his 14th Annual Caring for Kids Gala, Jerome Bettis presented Charlie Batch with the Impact Award! Steelers.com covered the ceremony, writing that the Impact Award is "an award that was just created this year because of individuals like Batch. He has dedicated so much time over the past 20 years giving back to the kids in the community where he grew up, and now he can [...]

2019-10-08T19:25:04+00:00September 27th, 2019|News|

Charlie Shares His “Expect Your Best” Message During PIOGA Keynote

Charlie Batch presented the closing keynote speech on Tuesday at the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association's (PIOGA's) Fall Member Conference. Held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Charlie shared his "Expect Your Best" message, telling the audience to be ready, be resilient, and be the pro. Charlie stayed after his presentation to network with members and pose for photos.

2019-09-26T18:28:01+00:00September 26th, 2019|News|

Charlie Batch Serves as Keynote Speaker at FUEL Event

On Tuesday, Charlie Batch joined FUEL (Forming United Emerging Leaders) and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce to serve as a keynote speaker at their Emerging Leaders Meeting. This Ted Talk style event held in Morgantown, WV, featured multiple speakers who spoke on a range of subjects valuable to the next generation of leaders. Charlie spoke to the group on leadership and overcoming adversity. The local news [...]

2019-09-26T18:04:44+00:00September 25th, 2019|News|

Lincoln Financial Features Charlie Batch as Keynote Speaker

Last week, Charlie Batch served as the keynote speaker at Lincoln Financial Network's Fall Forum 2019. During the presentation, Charlie shared his vision for Expecting Your Best and building a Winning Culture within an organization. Charlie spoke to more than 300 financial professionals during his session, which included time for plenty of questions and answers.

2019-09-26T18:13:29+00:00September 22nd, 2019|News|

Charlie Joins John Clayton’s Podcast to Break Down Steelers Play

Charlie joined the professor John Clayton's podcast "Schooled" on Sept. 12, to break down the Steelers recent offensive and defensive play. and to talk about Ben Roethlisberger, who Charlie calls "a top three quarterback." Listen to the podcast here!

2019-09-26T18:43:19+00:00September 13th, 2019|News|

Charlie Talks Antonio Brown & Steelers Biggest Threat on The Zach Gelb Show

Yesterday, Charlie Batch joined host Zach Gelb on CBS Radio to talk about Antonio Brown’s future with the Oakland Raiders and his personal interaction with Brown during his years with the Steelers. The conversation then moved on to the Steelers, where Charlie named the Baltimore Ravens as the biggest threat to the team this season. Listen to the full interview on CBS Sports Radio!  

2019-09-04T16:43:57+00:00September 4th, 2019|News|

Charlie Batch Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

This week, Charlie Batch was featured on Comcast Newsmakers with host Sheila Hyland. During the interview, Charlie talks about the successful 20-year history of the Best of the Batch Foundation, the new Clubhouse facility that is under construction, and his plans for the Annual In the Pocket fundraising event this fall. See the full interview on Comcast Newsmakers.

2019-09-04T16:41:27+00:00September 2nd, 2019|News|

Charlie Batch Kicks Off Steelers Preseason Tonight with Nationally Televised Game!

Tonight, Charlie Batch, Bob Pompeani and the entire KDKA-TV sports crew will kick off the 2019-2020 Steelers season as the Black and Gold battle the Tampa Bay Bucs at home. Charlie will provide color commentary for this game, and all of preseason. Pregame coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET on KDKA-TV, game coverage begins at 7:30 p.m., and post-game coverage starts immediately following the game. The game will [...]

2019-08-09T13:50:57+00:00August 9th, 2019|News|