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File #: 2010-0174    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 2/2/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 2/2/2010
Enactment date: 2/2/2010 Enactment #: 69
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Garraux E. Muckles Jr. for his leadership and hard work and congratulates Garraux on earning the Eagle Scout Award through his remarkable and noteworthy project.
Sponsors: Natalia Rudiak
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MS. RUDIAK
Attachments: 1. 2010-0174.doc
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WHEREAS, the mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law so that they can become responsible, participating citizens ; and,
 
WHEREAS, the Eagle Scout designation for the Boy Scouts of America is the highest advancement in Scouting and one in which a Boy Scout must fulfill requirements in the areas of leadership, service and outdoor skills ; and,
WHEREAS,  to advance to the Eagle Scout rank, a Boy Scout must pass specific tests that are organized by requirements and merit badges, signifying mastery of skills of personal interest in 21 of the 120 available merit badges ; and,
 
WHEREAS, Garraux E. Muckles Jr., of Troop 614, Steel City District, Brookline, having completed all requirements and having been examined by an Eagle Scout Board of Review, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor; and,
 
WHEREAS, in addition to fulfilling the leadership and Merit Badge achievements, for his Eagle Scout project Garraux Muckles held a children's safety fair that included child fingerprinting, fire and home safety, and personal and health safety information; and also held a dedication for the historical plaque in honor of John Phillips, a conservationist and founder of the Boy Scouts in Pittsburgh; and,
 
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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize Garraux E. Muckles Jr. for his leadership and hard work and congratulates Garraux on earning the Eagle Scout Award through his remarkable and noteworthy project.