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File #: 2019-2039    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 9/10/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/10/2019 Final action: 9/10/2019
Enactment date: 9/10/2019 Enactment #: 532
Effective date: 9/10/2019    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Councilman Tom Baker and Get Involved!, Inc. for organizing this annual Service Summit focused on civic engagement that impacts the lives of thousands of individuals; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare September 10th, 2019 to be "Get Involved, Inc. Service Summit Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Erika Strassburger, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. STRASSBURGER
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WHEREAS, in 2008, the non-profit Get Involved! Inc. was founded by dedicated community leader Allegheny County Councilman Tom Baker; and,

WHEREAS, Get Involved!'s mission is to provide leadership and development programs and initiatives that engage, energize, educate, and empower students, young professionals, and lifelong learners to make a positive difference in their communities and to become civically engaged; and,

WHEREAS, Get Involved!'s hope is that student leaders will smoothly transition into their careers through active community involvement; and,

WHEREAS, Get Involved! inspires, educates, and springs interested participants into action by coordinating courses, events, and seminars focused on vital issues such as service, leadership, and philanthropy; and,

WHEREAS, Get Involved! organizes Service Summits to bring together hundreds of students, young professionals, and community leaders to learn from keynote speakers about best practices and strategies to make a larger difference in the region; and,

WHEREAS, the 10th annual Service Summit is on September 12, 2019 at the Ace Hotel, and this year's Leadership Awards will go to Evan Frazier, Leah Lizarondo, Nelson Cooper IV, Tamia Coleman, Brian Jacobson, Martel Palmer, and Megs Yunn; and,

WHEREAS, the 2019 Western PA Rising Star Awards will go to Kelly Brennan, Christopher Brown, Danielle Bush, JaLissa Coffee, Blayre Holmes Davis, Caroline Fitzgerald, Harvey "FRZY" Daniels, Mayor Marita Garrett, Josiah Gilliam, Joey Gray, Shannon Haldeman, Alyssa Lyon, Sam Morant, Jessica Murray, Ta'lor Pinkston, Lindsay Powell, Emily Rabatin, Ernest Rajakone, Naomi Ritter, Lauren Stoner, Alex Toner, Endia Vereen, and Ciera Young; and,

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Councilman Tom Baker and Get Involved!, Inc. for organizing this annual Service Summit focused on civic engagement that impacts the lives of thousands of individuals; and,
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