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File #: 2010-0697    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 6/29/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/29/2010
Enactment date: 6/29/2010 Enactment #: 451
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby welcomes the members of the Grottoes of North America and thanks Grand Monarch Clarence E. “Pierre” Shawver for his efforts to help children with special needs through humor and laughter; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares June 30, 2010, “Grand Monarch Clarence E. 'Pierre' Shawver Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: William Peduto, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. PEDUTO
Attachments: 1. 2010-0697.doc
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WHEREAS, on June 28 to July 4, 2010, the Grottoes of North America will hold its convention in Pittsburgh; and
 
WHEREAS, this convention will host delegates from all over the United States and Canada for a week of friendship and fellowship; and
 
WHEREAS, the Pittsburgh Islam Grotto, founded in 1911, is the host Grotto of the convention; and
 
WHEREAS, on June 30, 2010, Clarence E. "Pierre" Shawver, Grand Monarch of the Grottoes of North America, will open the 120th Supreme Session; and
 
WHEREAS, Mr. Shawver is a clown in the Autmori Grotto Clown unit where he enjoys entertaining children and seeing them smile; and
 
WHEREAS, Mr. Shawver and his clown unit raise money to provide dental care to children with special needs, including Cerebal Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy and organ transplants.   
 
Title
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby welcomes the members of the Grottoes of North America and thanks Grand Monarch Clarence E. "Pierre" Shawver for his efforts to help children with special needs through humor and laughter; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby declares June 30, 2010, "Grand Monarch Clarence E. 'Pierre' Shawver Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.