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Legislation #: 190471 Introduction Date: 6/13/2019
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CANADY, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, TAYLOR, WAGNER, FOWLER, JAMES, JR. AND REED
Title: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Kansas City Missouri Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

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6/10/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/13/2019 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 190471

 

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Kansas City Missouri Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

 

WHEREAS, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. by twenty-two courageous young women committed to principles of sisterhood, service, and scholarship; and

 

WHEREAS, on June 13, 1969, seventeen members of the Sorority signed an official application to charter the Kansas City Missouri Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated; and

 

WHEREAS, during the past 50 years the Kansas City Missouri Alumnae Chapter has grown with more than 250 sorority members and a full spectrum of public service programs in support of the Delta’s national five point thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, Physical and Mental Health, Political Awareness and Involvement, and International Awareness and Involvement; and

 

WHEREAS, the Chapter has awarded more than $1,000,000 in college scholarships to participants of the Cotillion youth development program, and members have provided many hours of volunteer service with such agencies as Reconciliation Services, Sheffield Place Women’s Shelter, KC Literacy, and Harvesters; and

 

WHEREAS, the Chapter actively works to educate and mobilize public support for issues of social justice and annually hosts the Women of Courage Awards to honor women who have significantly impacted the community; and

 

WHEREAS, the Chapter will host a gala to celebrate its “Simply Golden 50th Anniversary” on June 14, 2019, at the historic Delta Athenaeum; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the Kansas City Missouri Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on this 50th Anniversary; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution will be presented to the Chapter President, Myra D. Everette, and the Central Region Director, Jacqueline A. Dillard, with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for continuing Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s 106-year old legacy of sisterhood, service, and scholarship.

 

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