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File #: 2010-0447    Version: 1
Type: Small Games of Chance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 5/11/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/11/2010 Final action: 5/11/2010
Enactment date: 5/11/2010 Enactment #: 279
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognizes the Pittsburgh Opera to be a civic and/or service organization within the context of the Pennsylvania Small Games of Chance Act, as amended.
Sponsors: R. Daniel Lavelle
Indexes: SMALL GAMES OF CHANCE
Attachments: 1. PROC LAVELLE Small Games pgh opera.doc
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WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Opera is a non-profit organization begun in 1939 as the Pittsburgh Opera Society, making it the eighth oldest company in the United States; and
 
WHEREAS, it is Pittsburgh Opera's mission to create live opera at the highest standards of artistic excellence, make opera intellectually and financially accessible to a diverse audience, develop young American singers into tomorrow's artists, and ensure the future through responsible fiscal management; and
 
WHEREAS, Pittsburgh Opera desires to hold a raffle with a total value of $26,000 in prizes in conjunction with the fund-raising Maecenas Gala at the Pittsburgh Opera building at 2425 Liberty Ave on May 8, 2010, in order to raise funds to support the programming and operations of the organization.
 
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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby recognizes the Pittsburgh Opera to be a civic and/or service organization within the context of the Pennsylvania Small Games of Chance Act, as amended.