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File #: 2019-2071    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 9/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Enactment date: 9/17/2019 Enactment #: 581
Effective date: 9/17/2019    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Sofia Germinaro for her dedicated work to improve the lives of others and congratulates her on receiving the Nabhi Christian Ministries Community Youth Service Leadership Award.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. O'CONNOR

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WHEREAS, Volunteers who have stepped out of their familiar environments to meet needs not otherwise met through their service are a fundamental part of the community. Nabhi Christian Ministries, whose mission is to enhance impoverished communities by creating healthy environments that mentor, train and develop citizens of all ages recognizes the work and sacrifices of  Sofia Germinaro with their Youth Service Leadership Award; and,

 

WHEREAS   Sofia Germinaro, a student at Shadyside Academy, is the founder of VyV & Co, a platform that celebrates the achievements of extraordinary women. Sofia is a ski instructor and a varsity lacrosse and field hockey player. In her spare time, Sofia volunteers at a local hospital and teaches CCD. Sofia won the national silver medal for her performance on the National Spanish Exam Level 1; she plans to attend Northeastern University in the fall of 2020; and,   

 

WHEREAS, Sofia was recognized by Nahbi Christian Ministries in 2017 for significant contributions to  community service through donating and distributing toys, coats, books and food to underprivileged children. She is the recipient of the Kirkland Community Service Award (KCSSA) for public service; and,

 

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize and commend Sofia Germinaro for her dedicated work to improve the lives of others and congratulates her on receiving the Nabhi Christian Ministries  Community Youth Service Leadership Award.