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File #: 2019-1854    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/9/2019 Final action: 7/9/2019
Enactment date: 7/9/2019 Enactment #: 415
Effective date: 7/9/2019    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognizes and honors the 2019 awardees and extends gratitude to each individual and organization for making the North Side a great place to live, work, and play; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council acknowledges the efforts that the NSLC has achieved through collaboration within the community and corporate organizations and hereby declares July 2019 to be "Northside Leadership Conference and Awardees Month" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris, All Members
WHEREAS, the Northside Leadership Conference is a coalition of fourteen Northside neighborhoods and other community stakeholders, serving the entire North Side, which covers 20% of the city - the largest service area of any community development corporation (CDC) in the City; and,

WHEREAS, the Northside Leadership Conference is committed to addressing mutual concerns of Northside neighborhoods through a united approach in order to promote and enhance the vitality, quality of life, and image of Pittsburgh's Northside, making it the largest and most comprehensive CDC in Pittsburgh; and,

WHEREAS, on, June 13th, 2019, at The Priory's Grand Hall, the community gathered for the 36th Annual Northside Leadership Conference Awards Dinner, to honor the 2019 award recipients:

Neighborhood and Business Awards: for residents and community leaders who have accomplished neighborhood economic and residential development and many volunteer hours of service to each of their communities:
Holly Pultz, Allegheny West Civic Council
California Coffee Bar / Susie Lobdell & Sarah Mendak, Brighton Heights Citizens Federation
Isreal Williams, Charles Street Area Council
Dennis Ginther, East Allegheny Community Council
Matt Indovina, Fineview Citizens Council
JoAnn Pomietto, Observatory Hill Incorporated
Rev. Eleanor Williams, Perry Hilltop Citizens Council
Lois Hurray and her late husband Jim, Spring Hill Civic League
Keith & Annette Simmons, Summer Hill Citizens Committee

Scholarship Recipients:

Cameron Brown, Manchester, Barack Obama
Lauren Krebs, Summer Hill, North Catholic High School
Mikaela DeCarlo, Brighton Heights, Barack Obama Academy
Isaiah Dean, Perry Hilltop, City Charter High School
Ja Vaughn Corbett Sparks Spring Hill, City Charter High School
Savanna Zink, Observatory Hill, City Charter High School
Melvina Black, Charles Street Valley, Pittsburgh Perry High School
Lidia Pietrusza, Spring Hill, Pittsburgh CAPA
Sharon Soergel, Summer Hill, Agora Cyber Charter

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