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File #: 2010-0808    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 7/27/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/27/2010
Enactment date: 7/27/2010 Enactment #: 523
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Remember When for its 50 years of business; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, July 30, 2010, to be “Memory Cone Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Theresa Kail-Smith, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. KAIL-SMITH
Attachments: 1. 2010-0808.doc
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WHEREAS, Remember When is the home of the largest ice cream cone in Pittsburgh and has been part of a 50 year tradition of ice cream in the Windgap area; and
 
WHEREAS, originally built to be used as a barbershop in 1960, it was soon converted into a soft serve ice cream stand and in 1991 Mary Gettel purchased the building and renamed the ice cream shop to "Remember When" and has become a full service ice cream store including hot foods and unique ice cream flavors only found at Remember When; and,
 
WHEREAS, Remember When celebrates Christmas in July with music, "Oldies Night" every Friday, customer participation days and fun events, such as hoola hoop contests, and outdoor sock hops, just to name a few; and,  
 
WHEREAS, Remember When has been featured on Dave Crawley's "KD Country" on KDKA news and in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette as a fresh find and has been listed in Lifestyles "A Guide to Best Ice Cream Shops in the Pittsburgh Area"; and,
 
WHEREAS, Remember When will be sponsoring its annual "Blessing of the Bikes" with Father Lou Valone on Friday, July 30, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.; and,
 
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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby congratulate Remember When for its 50 years of business; and,
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Friday, July 30, 2010, to be "Memory Cone Day" in the City of Pittsburgh.