Black History Month
Black History Month Honorees
In celebration of Black History Month (BHM), Swissvale Borough Council recognized the following community members for their
accomplishments, contributions and service in Swissvale and beyond.
(Top Left) A lifelong resident, mother and grandmother, Veryl has served as a leader for the Swissvale Economic Development Corp. (SEDCO), the Mon Valley Initiative (MVI) and the Swissvale Planning Commission for many years.
Union Baptist Church
For their 100 years of existence and longstanding service to the Swissvale Community.
For his years of service with the Swissvale Community Food Pantry.
State Representative Summer Lee
For being the first Black woman elected to serve Southwest Pensylvania in the State House of Representatives.
John "Scrap" Wilson
For his years of service with the Swissvale Baseball and Softball Association.
New Convenant Christian Fellowship
For their 20+ years of existence in the Swissvale Community.