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File #: 2014-0355    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/22/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: 4/22/2014 Enactment #: 226
Effective date:    
Title: BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of May 2014, to be “Stranger Awareness Month” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris
Attachments: 1. 2014-0355.docx
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WHEREAS, during the month of May, Allegheny General Hospital Auxiliary and the Allegheny General Hospital-Northside Leadership Conference Partnership co-sponsor Stranger Awareness programs; and
WHEREAS, the disappearance and murder of East Allegheny resident Scott Drake was the catalyst for the Stranger Awareness program on Pittsburgh's Northside; and
WHEREAS, in its thirteenth year, students in Northside Elementary Schools, Manchester Elementary School and Northside Catholic Elementary School, will receive two days of instruction from Perry High School and Brashear High School students focusing on the importance of Stranger Awareness on April 25 and May 2; and
WHEREAS, on Friday, May 9, the program will conclude with a performance for students by Grover's Gang, a nationally known children's band; and
WHEREAS, the following individuals and organizations have offered support and partnered with this year's Stranger Awareness event:

The AGH Auxiliary Board, Andrea Joubert, President;
Debra Caplan, Sr. Vice President, AGH;
Mark T. Fatla, Esq. Executive Director, Northside Leadership Conference;
Laura Smith, AGH-Northside Partnership Director, Northside Leadership Conference;
Ashley McFall, Start On Success Transition Facilitator, Pittsburgh Public Schools;
Theresa Cherry, Principal, Manchester Elementary;
Rosanne Kwiatkowski, Principal, Northside Catholic Elementary School;
Dr. Jeffrey Spadafore, Acting Principal, Perry Traditional Academy;
Kimberly Safran & Angel Washington, Co-Principals, Brashear High School;
Brad Ward, Start On Success Transition Instructor, Perry Traditional Academy;
Michael Rymniak, Start On Success Transition Instructor, Brashear High School;
Perry Traditional Academy students; and
Brashear High School students;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and honor Allegheny General Hospital, its Auxiliary organization, the Northside Leadership Conference, and ou...

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