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File #: 11235-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Proclamation Status: Presented & Filed
File created: 10/4/2019 In control: County Council
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: Proclamation recognizing the Classic Events! 5th Annual Salute to Legal Excellence honorees.
Sponsors: Tom Baker, DeWitt Walton, All Members of Council
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Proclamation recognizing the Classic Events! 5th Annual Salute to Legal Excellence honorees.

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WHEREAS, the Honorable Ralph P. Watson stepped away from public life to create Classic Events! Public Relations knowing small business is the foundation of any local economy. He successfully connects entrepreneurs to decision makers, community stakeholders, and elected officials thus accelerating business development and growth; and

WHEREAS, Watson further enhances the infusion of small business by hosting a trilogy of market specific events created to forge relationships, empower underserved segments, and educate and inform our region of the power of small business. This effective platform creates access and exposure for entrepreneurs while enhancing the socio-economic development of our region. Watson, via Classic Events!, remains an advocate for entrepreneurs as he produces the Award-winning PCTV business/public affairs cable show “Classic Events! Entrepreneur Network”; which provides another platform to showcase any Organization, Business, or Product of Service; and

WHEREAS, dedicated to the loving memory and inspiration of Shirley L. Watson, the 5th Annual Classic Events! Salute to Legal Excellence Dinner/Formal Gala will be held October 19, 2019. This prestigious recognition will be bestowed upon a diverse group of individuals who represent various levels of the legal profession. They include:

Aaron Allen, Pennsylvania State Trooper; Bryan C. Brantley Esq., Partner at McGuire~Woods LLP.; Lauren Darbouze Esq., Lauren Darbouze Law Group; Lee Merritt Esq., Merritt Law Firm LLC.; Kimberly D. Moses Esq., Senior Associate Counsel for Health and Sciences Research at University of Pittsburgh; Bethany L. Notaro Esq., Notaro, Calabrese & Epstein PC.; District Magistrate Mik Pappas; District Magistrate Oscar J. Petite; David J. Shrager Esq., Shrager Law Offices; Natalie Snyder Esq., Natalie Snyder Law; Katherine Leech Vollen, Stephanie T. And...

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