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File #: 2015-1843    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 7/14/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/14/2015 Final action: 7/14/2015
Enactment date: 7/14/2015 Enactment #: 437
Effective date: 7/14/2015    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Vintage Grand Prix for providing the public free of charge with ten days of excitement, top vintage cars for public viewing, and for pursuing their philanthropic duty as a fundraiser for the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School for 33 successful years; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares July 10-19, 2015, to be "PITTSBURGH VINTAGE GRAND PRIX DAYS " in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. O'CONNOR

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WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is committed to producing a world-class vintage racing event in order to raise funds to provide residential care, treatment and support for developmentally disabled individuals in the Pittsburgh region; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, attended by over 250,000 people during a 10 day schedule of vintage sports car racing and motorsports activities, holds the dual distinction of America’s largest vintage race event and the only one that’s raced on city streets; and,

 

WHEREAS, the funds raised by this event benefit developmentally disabled individuals at the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny Valley School and have totaled an incredible near $4 million dollars since its inception in 1983. This includes a record $360,00 in 2014; and,

 

WHEREAS, this year’s 33nd    Annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, presented by the Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Foundation and synonymous with Schenley Park, will feature 10 days of motorsports events including a Kick-Off  Rallye, a Black Tie Gala, Historics at Pitt-Race Complex, Car Shows and Cruises  in Shadyside, ,Homestead and Downtown, a Tune up at Atria’s , a Countryside Tour, a Hard Rock Concert  and, of course, Race Day; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Vintage Grand Prix for providing the public free of charge with ten days of excitement, top vintage cars for public viewing, and for pursuing their philanthropic duty as a fundraiser for the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School for 33 successful years; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares July 10-19, 2015, to be “PITTSBURGH VINTAGE GRAND PRIX DAYS ” in the City of Pittsburgh.