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Former Steelers Quarterback Charlie Batch Visits Classrooms with Backpacks

On Friday, Charlie Batch and his team from the Best of the Batch Foundation visited George Washington Intermediate School to deliver dozens of BatchPack packpacks to all third-graders and their teachers.

The school and students celebrated by waving paper footballs, wearing Pittsburgh Steelers shirts, and piping Steelers Superbowl songs through the hallways.

The New Castle News was there to cover all the action. Read the full article here.


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Former Steelers Quarterback Charlie Batch Visits Classrooms with Backpacks

Ex-Steeler Imparts Batch of Wisdom at Appalachian Energy Event

On Thursday, Charlie Batch was the featured keynote speaker at the Appalachian Basin Gas Processors Association’s Regional Conference. Hosted at the DoubleTree Hotel-Meadow Lands, Batch spoke an audience of 100 professionals about being prepared for all situations.

The event was covered by the Observer-Reporter of Washington County. Find the full article here. 

 

New Castle News: Former Steeler Batch energizes Mohawk students

On August 24th, Charlie Batch visited Mohawk High School, and later the elementary school, to kick off a positive behavior program, Warrior P.R.I.D.E., an acronym for personal responsibility, respect, integrity, determination and enthusiasm. And the New Castle News was there to cover it!

Charlie told the students, “Take responsibility for yourself, but most of all, be respectful to others. Be the best that you can be.”

And his remarks really scored. High school senior Jaize Ziegler said of Charlie’s keynote speech, “It was really phenomenal. He was probably the best speaker I’ve heard as long as I’ve been here. He knew what he was talking about and how to support your community.”

Read the full story at here!

Charlie Batch Gets His Hands Dirty Gardening with Kids

Recently, Charlie Batch joined fellow Steeler Jerry Olsavsky at St. Benedict the Moor elementary school to build a learning garden. The garden is sponsored by Dole.

During the event, Charlie spoke about the importance of kids learning about gardening and eating fruits and vegetables at an early age. These are lessons, he said, that can be carried through the rest of their lives.

Watch all the fun here.