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File #: 2011-1537    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 3/15/2011 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/15/2011
Enactment date: 3/15/2011 Enactment #: 179
Effective date:    
Title: NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the work of the fifteen honorees and congratulates The Pittsburgh Business Times for its vision and commitment to honor them at an event at the Westin Convention Center Hotel on March 16, 2011; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, March 16, 2011, to be “WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Douglas Shields, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MR. SHIELDS
Attachments: 1. 2011-1537.doc
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WHEREAS, The Pittsburgh Business Times and its sponsors will honor fifteen of the region's most outstanding women for their business accomplishments at a program which will include networking, dinner and an awards presentation;  and,
WHEREAS, The Women in Business Awards are presented based on the individual's accomplishments and careers at both nonprofit and for profit organizations with the primary thrust of the program being how the winner has been a driving force in their workplace; and,
WHEREAS, The Pittsburgh Business Times will present The Women in Business Award to the following women:
 
* Heather Arnet, Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest PA
* Judy Bannon, Cribs for Kids
* Michele DeWitt, Westinghouse Electric Company
* Linda Dickerson, 501(c)(3)2
* Dawn Fuchs, Weavertown Transport Leasing
* Cynthia Kamin, CB Richard Ellis
* Louise Lowrey, First National Bank
* Petra Mitchell, Catalyst Connection
* Melissa Murphy, StarKist Co.
* Anne Nemer, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
* Mona Pappafava-Ray, General Carbide Corporation
* Mary Sue Ramsden, Raphael, Ramsden & Behers, P.C.
* Deborah Rice, Highmark Inc.
* Valerie McDonald Roberts, Allegheny County Department of Real Estate
* Elisabeth Schroeder, Riverlife
 
Title      
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize the work of the fifteen honorees and congratulates The Pittsburgh Business Times for its vision and commitment to honor them at an event at the Westin Convention Center Hotel on March 16, 2011; and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Wednesday, March 16, 2011, to be "WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS DAY" in the City of Pittsburgh.