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File #: 170344    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 4/6/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/6/2017
Title: Recognizing, Honoring, and Celebrating the Frankford Chargers Sports and Mentoring Association on their 50th Anniversary of dedicated service to the Frankford Community.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Squilla
Attachments: 1. Signature17034400.pdf
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Recognizing, Honoring, and Celebrating the Frankford Chargers Sports and Mentoring Association on their 50th Anniversary of dedicated service to the Frankford Community.

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WHEREAS, For the past 50 years the Frankford Chargers Sports and Mentoring Association has proudly served Frankford's youth and community, committing to the success of its athletes and students. The Frankford Chargers offer various sport disciplines, mentorship programs, and educational resources that have led to success on the fields, courts, and most importantly in the classroom; and

WHEREAS, The Frankford Chargers, as a group, have committed to assisting parents and youth pay for high school and college by providing high school and college academic scholarships, as well as, athletic scholarships promoting the importance of an education; and

WHEREAS, A number of alumni of the Frankford Chargers have continued their success off the field and into their professional lives working as accountants, lawyers, teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, politicians, athletic trainers, professional athletes and blue collar workers; and

WHEREAS, In 2006, the Frankford Chargers had their field renovated for the TV series "Home Field Advantage", which provided them with new resources to continue their work and support of the youth in the Frankford community; and

WHEREAS, In the past 10 years alone, the Frankford Chargers have had tremendous success, winning a number of championships including the Pop Warner National Championship, Four Mid Atlantic Championships, and Numerous LYAA Championships, PA Elite Championships, and FTK Championships; and

WHEREAS, On Sunday, April 9, 2017 the Frankford Chargers Sports and Mentoring Association will celebrate their 49th Annual Sports Award Banquet, and 50th Anniversary of committed service to the Frankford Community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, THAT THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, Recognizes, honors, and celebrates the Frankford C...

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