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Legislation #: 150819 Introduction Date: 10/1/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS REED, JAMES, JR., TAYLOR, LOAR, SHIELDS, HALL, CANADY, WAGNER, BARNES JR., JUSTUS, LUCAS, FOWLER AND MCMANUS
Title: Honoring the American Legion for sponsoring the American Legion Walk for Veterans to be held on October 3, 2015.

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DateMinutesDescription
9/28/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/1/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150819

 

Honoring the American Legion for sponsoring the American Legion Walk for Veterans to be held on October 3, 2015.

 

WHEREAS, the American Legion Wayne Miner Post 149 has been a staunch advocate for veterans and their families since it was organized in Kansas City in 1919; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Legion Wayne Minor Post 149 is a co-host for the American Legion Walk for Veterans in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Legion has been alarmed at the difficulties many veterans face in receiving the health care and benefits that they have earned; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Legion has operated a National Emergency Fund to assist Legion family members and posts that have been impacted by national disasters; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Legion was founded on four pillars: veterans affairs & rehabilitation, a strong national defense, children and youth, and Americanism; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Legion will conduct the American Legion Walk for Veterans on October 3, 2015, to raise awareness in conjunction with the National Commander’s visit to Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the proceeds raised will benefit the American Legion National Emergency Fund; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor the American Legion for sponsoring the American Legion Walk for Veterans to be held on October 3, 2015; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Sidney Malone, Commander, and members of the Wayne Minor Post 149 American Legion with the support of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the excellent care that the American Legion is giving to our veterans.

 

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