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File #: 2021-1949    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 #: 600
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 GEORGE SPENCER, SR. 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 GEORGE SPENCER, SR. with their Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award; and,

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WHEREAS, born in Homewood and raised in Braddock, George Spencer, Sr, graduated from Braddock High School, attended Edinboro University and then joined the U.S. Army where he was a Non-Commissioned Officer, and then attended CCAC upon his return ; and,

WHEREAS, by living a Christian life, George Spencer, Sr. gives himself to others and in return has seen great success and achievement. As he rose through the ranks of the U.S. Postal Service, becoming certified by the Postal Service Management Academy to be an EEOC counselor/investigator, he also served 35 years with the National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees (NAPFE) as President of Pittsburgh Local 510, District 5, Director of Labor Relations and as current elected National Editor of the Executive Committee of NAPFE; and,

WHEREAS, George Spencer, Sr. founded the Pittsburgh Chapter of MAD DADS in 2006, serving as its President since then and serving as National President since December 2020. MAD DADS stands for Men Against Destruction-Defending Against Drugs and is a Christian affiliated organization committed to saving communities from drugs and related crimes and violence; and,

WHEREAS, George Spencer, Sr. has devoted decades of his life to protect African American workers and the black struggle for equality and combatting discrimination by race, sex, religion, color, age, mental or physical disability or national origin coupled with tireless hours to issues of drugs, gangs and violence to maintain safer communities

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOL...

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