King County Proclaimed June 6, 2014 to be Angels in Sports Day.
WHEREAS, more than 35 million children participate annually in U.S. youth sports, two-thirds of whom are involved in organized play; and
WHEREAS, Angels in Sports (AIS) is a non-profit foundation which provides scholarships for deserving student athletes from low-income families to fund academic support, advanced training opportunites, or advanced team play; and
WHEREAS, Angels in Sports scholarships are awarded by a community panel based on a student-athlete's financial need, scholastic aptitude, and athletic promise; and
WHEREAS, on the evening of Friday, June 6, 2014, the friends and supporters of Angels in Sports will attend the organization's Second Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction at The Landing at Northcut.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Dow Constantine, King County Executive, do hereby proclaim June 6, 2014 to be Angels in Sports Day in King County. I call upon King County residents to support Angels in Sports and its efforts to help young athletes realize their educational and athletic potential.