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File #: 2017-2288    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 12/19/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/19/2017 Final action: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: 12/19/2017 Enactment #: 764
Effective date: 12/19/2017    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 19, 2017 to be "Northside Steelers Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: R. Daniel Lavelle, Darlene M. Harris, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. LAVELLE, PROCLAMATION - MRS. HARRIS

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WHEREAS, the Northside Steelers are part of the Northside Youth Athletic Association (NSYAA) which provides football and cheerleading for youth ages 5-14; and,

 

WHEREAS, the importance of the NSYAA cannot be overstated, as it provides an outlet for at-risk youth that often times is not offered by the public grade school system; and,

 

WHEREAS, this year the 2017 Termite Team, comprised of youth ages 9-10, were the champions of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Youth Athletic Initiative (SPYAI); and,

 

WHEREAS, the home of the Northside Steelers Termite Team is Oliver High School, while they practice at Fowler Field on Charles St in the Northside; and,

 

WHEREAS, led by Coach Robert Collins, the team’s staff include members Michael Knight, Otha King, James Caroline, Phil Barker, Terrell Glenn, Paul Manysiha and Rob Staton; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare December 19, 2017 to be “Northside Steelers Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.