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File #: 2015-1930    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 8/3/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/3/2015 Final action: 8/3/2015
Enactment date: 8/3/2015 Enactment #: 513
Effective date: 8/3/2015    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the 2015 People of Distinction honorees; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, August 22, 2015 to be "People of Distinction Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. BURGESS

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WHEREAS, the People of Distinction Annual Dinner began in 2006, by the Pennsylvania Baptist State Convention, Inc. and the Western Region of the Women’s Ministry, here in Pittsburgh, PA. The Western Region Ministry has a continuing commitment to work tirelessly to improve the spiritual position and condition of women and children; and,

 

WHEREAS, their focus is directed toward missionary, educational, evangelistic and human rights endeavors especially for women and children enmeshed in poverty. Each year a dinner is held to honor representatives of local churches. These people have a strong commitment and dedication towards the enrichment of their church and community. They are being honored for following the doctrine of the Ministry which is to be an “Ambassador for Christ” as noted in II Corinthians 5:20; and,

 

WHEREAS, the representatives who are being honored with award presentations at the People of Distinction’s Annual Dinner 2015 are Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess of Nazarene Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. J. Van Alfred Winsett of St. Paul Baptist Church, Rev. John Cook of Victory Baptist Church, Rev. Malachi Smith of Morningstar Baptist Church and Rev. Dr. J. Earl Garman of Trinity Baptist Church; and,

 

WHEREAS, the honorees participate in missionary outreach,  work with food banks and youth programs in their respective churches . They put in countless hours of service to their community while maintaining their professional careers and supporting their families; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the 2015 People of Distinction honorees; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Saturday, August 22, 2015 to be “People of Distinction Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.