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File #: 2014-0200    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/11/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/11/2014
Enactment date: 3/11/2014 Enactment #: 88
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and congratulate Marcia Benson for her thirty-eight years of service to the City of Pittsburgh as she prepares to retire. The City of Pittsburgh is a better and more livable city because of her outstanding career here; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, March 14, 2014 to be “Marcia Benson Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. HARRIS
Attachments: 1. 2014-0200.docx
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WHEREAS, Marcia Benson's life and years of service to the City of Pittsburgh have been an example of hard work and dedication; and
 
WHEREAS, Marcia is a lifelong resident of the City of Pittsburgh, and was born and raised in the South Side, before moving to the Shadyside area for several years.  She has since returned to her childhood home, where she resides with her husband, Ron; and
 
WHEREAS, Marcia attended Saint Adalbert Catholic, and went on to attend the Community College of Allegheny County to study Computer Science; and
 
WHEREAS, Marcia began her career with City Information Systems  (CIS), and  worked her way up from a computer operator to a trouble-shooter, and eventually became the Manager of Client Technology; and
 
WHEREAS, for years, Marcia was on-call 24 hours a day, often waking up in the early morning hours to help solve problems when her services were needed; and
 
WHEREAS, Marcia has demonstrated a great commitment to her family.  She helped Ron care for his aging mother who suffered from dementia until she passed away.  Marcia is also known as the favorite grandmother by Ron's two grandchildren; and
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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and congratulate Marcia Benson for her thirty-eight years of service to the City of Pittsburgh as she prepares to retire.  The City of Pittsburgh is a better and more livable city because of her outstanding career here; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, March 14, 2014 to be "Marcia Benson Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.