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File #: 2019-2047    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 #: 540
Effective date: 9/10/2019    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate the important contribution of Ms. Audrey Lyda to the Pittsburgh community; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 to be "Audrey Lyda Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Erika Strassburger, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. STRASSBURGER

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WHEREAS, Audrey Lyda is a resident of Shadyside and a student at the Ellis School; and,

 

WHEREAS, she has been an avid lover of rowing since the seventh grade, when she began rowing for Ellis and Steel City; and,

 

WHEREAS, she continued to nurture her passion for the sport by joining Three Rivers Junior Rowing; and,

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Lyda has won both national and international awards; and,

 

WHEREAS, she is a 2018 Royal Canadian Henley Gold Medalist, and also won gold, silver, and bronze medals in several other championships; and,

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Lyda represented the United States in a 2019 World Rowing Junior Championship held in Tokyo, Japan; and,

 

WHEREAS, she is the first athlete from Three Rivers Rowing to be selected to a World Championship roster; and,

 

WHEREAS, she plans to continue her love of rowing and representing Three Rivers Rowing and the City of Pittsburgh; and,

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Lyda’s example of hard work, dedication, and determination is an inspiration to all; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby celebrate the important contribution of Ms. Audrey Lyda to the Pittsburgh community; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 to be “Audrey Lyda Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.