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File #: 2021-1946    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Enactment date: 9/28/2021 Enactment #: 597
Effective date: 9/28/2021    
Title: 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 CHRIS MOORE with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,
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  CHRIS MOORE with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,

 

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WHEREAS growing up in Little Rock, AR, and graduating from Grambling State University in Louisiana, Chris Moore has a rich background and a life of creativity, service and achievement; and,   

 

WHEREAS, Chris Moore is a producer, radio/television talk show host and multiple Emmy Award winner, last winning for a special on the Tree of Life shooting. He has been seen on WQED-TV and PCNC-TV and heard on KDKA-AM with his show, “The Moore of Pittsburgh”; and,

 

WHEREAS a Vietnam, Veteran, Moore has produced and hosted numerous shows on WQED Multimedia in Pittsburgh since 1980, some of them military related programs, including two “Black Horizons” specials and two “Vietnam Veteran” specials. Moore has produced documentaries of significance to local African American culture and history, including the Emmy Award winning, “Wylie Avenue Days”, “Hip Hop Pittsburgh, “Torchbearers”, “Barbershops: PA Styling, “The House”, “Jim Crow Pennsylvania” and “For Jeron”. His daily television show, “Pittsburgh Now”, airs Monday through Friday on PCNC and he hosts a KDKA Radio show on Sundays.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, commend and congratulate Chris Moore for receiving the Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award  from Nabhi Christian Ministries for his extraordinary body of work as an exemplary professional and a dedicated role model in the service of his community.