Park West Gallery Celebrates
WHEREAS, Park West Gallery has operated its business in the City of Southfield since 1969, employing thousands of Southeast Michigan citizens and bringing the joy of fine art to more than one million customers around the world; and
WHEREAS, over the last four decades, founder Albert Scaglione has given generously of his time and resources; and Park West Gallery has supported numerous local charities and provided vital services and assistance to young people in Southfield and Detroit through its Park West Gallery Foundation; and
WHEREAS, Park West Gallery has discovered and nurtured the careers of many of America’s and the world’s most successful new artists, including talented artists from Southeast Michigan; and
WHEREAS, Park West Gallery has invested millions of dollars in building and expanding its beautiful 63,000 square foot gallery and corporate headquarters facility on Northwestern Highway; and
WHEREAS, the City of Southfield is proud to be the hometown of this internationally respected business and celebrates the 40th anniversary of its founding;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that I, Brenda L. Lawrence, Mayor of the City of Southfield, County of Oakland, State of Michigan, do hereby proclaim June 15, 2009, as:
Park West Gallery Day
in the City of Southfield, Michigan
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the citizens of the City of Southfield congratulate Park West Gallery on celebrating 40 years of business in Southfield and thank Mr. Albert Scaglione for his loyalty and outstanding contributions to our community.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and caused the Official Seal of the City of Southfield to be affixed hereto on this twenty-first day May 2009.
Brenda L. Lawrence, Mayor
City of Southfield