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File #: 2019-1934    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 7/30/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/30/2019 Final action: 7/30/2019
Enactment date: 7/30/2019 Enactment #: 479
Effective date: 7/30/2019    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the 2019 recipients of the Mike Awards; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Sunday, August 4, 2019 to be "Mike Awards Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Theresa Kail-Smith, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. KAIL-SMITH

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WHEREAS, the Mike Creighton Memorial Committee, in association with the Saint Mary of the Mount Alumni and the Mt. Washington Hall of Fame, is hosting the annual Mike Awards on Sunday, August 4th at the LeMont Restaurant; and,

 

WHEREAS, the "Mike Awards" started a decade ago by St. Mary alumnus Ken Gianella and the alumni association to honor the late Mike Creighton, a popular St Mary's graduate and include the Alumnus of the Year and the Student Resource Award, a monetary award to help defray the non-tuition expenses incurred by Duquesne University students; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Mt. Washington Hall of Fame emerged in 2012 by the Grandview Social Club to honor people who were significant in making Mt. Washington such a wonderful community and a great place to raise a family. Its inductees include many sports personalities but also includes community activists, such as veteran Jim Nolan; and,

 

WHEREAS, this year, Mr. Tom Tighe was named the Saint Mary of the Mount Alumnus of the Year. Mr. Tighe is a life-long resident of Mt. Washington and is currently President of the 1000 Grandview Association, Inc., a Board Member of the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation and the President of the Grandview Social Club’s Hall of Fame Selection Committee. He is also the President of the Greens at Wisp Home Owners Association located in Maryland; and,

 

WHEREAS, this year’s recipients of the Student Resource Award are Katie Ceraso, Joshua Gramm and Lindsey Lynch and this year’s Hall of Fame inductees include Mike Bianchin, Mike Manion and Paul Wilt; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate the 2019 recipients of the Mike Awards; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare, Sunday, August 4, 2019 to be “Mike Awards Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.