Panthers Proclamation
 
Published Monday, January 29, 2018

CHARLOTTE CHAMBER PROCLAMATION  
OF 
APPRECIATION AND SUPPORT
TO KEEP THE CAROLINA PANTHERS IN CHARLOTTE 

 

WHEREAS, the Carolina Panthers were created in the Carolinas, for the Carolinas and are a foundational asset to this community, and

WHEREAS, being an NFL city is a differentiator in attracting talent, jobs and investment to our region, and

WHEREAS, the Panthers provide tremendous economic value to the local and regional economies; hotels, restaurants and countless small businesses benefit from patronage and sales including not-for-profit groups that earn millions of dollars annually for their organizations in concession sales, and

WHEREAS, the franchise employs 200 direct staff and is responsible for the creation of nearly 6,400 permanent jobs for the region, and

WHEREAS, the team has donated more than $14 million to local charities since its inception, and

WHEREAS, the Charlotte region and the Carolina Panthers share the values of building the community through jobs, education, economic opportunity and supporting fragile communities, and

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Charlotte Chamber does hereby proclaim its appreciation for all that the Carolina Panthers do to help make the Charlotte region the very best that it can be for ALL; furthermore, the chamber proclaims its unwavering support of the franchise while celebrating Charlotte’s incredible first 20 years as an NFL city; and we do hereby pledge to continue the tradition with a new ownership group. Keep Pounding!

 

 

 



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