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File #: 2019-2044    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 #: 537
Effective date: 9/10/2019    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of September 2019 to be "Addiction Recovery Month" in the City of Pittsburgh, and recognizes Kelley Kelley, Stephanie Klipp, and Kathy Stewart for their extraordinary efforts to support recovery in our region.
Sponsors: Bruce A. Kraus, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. KRAUS

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WHEREAS, recovery from substance use disorders is possible through a variety of treatment resources and recovery support programs; and,

 

WHEREAS, millions of people across the United States are living happy, healthy, and productive lives in recovery; and,

 

WHEREAS, a community of recovery is beneficial to overcoming misconceptions and helping people achieve long-term recovery; and,

 

WHEREAS, on September 14th, 2019 the fourth annual Pittsburgh Recovery Walk will gather over two thousand individuals in Downtown Pittsburgh to celebrate the process and beauty of recovery from substance use disorder through a parade, music, and speakers; and,

 

WHEREAS, Kelley Kelley has been a tireless Recovery Advocate in her role as Mayor of Turtle Creek and beyond; and,

 

WHEREAS, Stephanie Klipp has been a creative Recovery Pathway Supporter in her role at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and beyond; and,

 

WHEREAS, Kathy Stewart has been a dedicated Recovery Caregiver in her role at POWER and beyond; and,

 

WHEREAS, Kelley Kelley, Stephanie Klipp, and Kathy Stewart have been presented with Pittsburgh Recovery Awards by the 2019 Pittsburgh Recovery Walk; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare the month of September 2019 to be “Addiction Recovery Month” in the City of Pittsburgh, and recognizes Kelley Kelley, Stephanie Klipp, and Kathy Stewart for their extraordinary efforts to support recovery in our region.