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Legislation #: 080226 Introduction Date: 2/28/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 2/28/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS RILEY, JOHNSON AND FORD
Title: Congratulating the Park Hill High School Student Council on their outstanding community involvement not only within their school but outside as well.

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2/26/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/28/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080226

 

Congratulating the Park Hill High School Student Council on their outstanding community involvement not only within their school but outside as well.

 

WHEREAS, Park Hills Student Council has provided innumerable activities and events to serve the children within their community; and

 

WHEREAS, Park Hills Student Council unites their school through a series of activities to fundraise for the United Way red ribbon week; and

 

WHEREAS, in times of natural disasters, (e.g. Hurricane Katrina, Tsunami in Southeastern Asia) the Student Council raises money in conjunction with the Red Cross for victims of the aforementioned disasters; and

 

WHEREAS, the Student Council collects canned goods for Harvesters during Halloween and have adopted a street near their school for trash pickup; and

 

WHEREAS, the members are required to participate in school activities for a minimum of one hundred and fifty hours each year; and

 

WHEREAS, the Student Council participates in St. Baldricks, an event that raises money for childhood onset cancer research and has raised over $13,000.00 to date; and

 

WHEREAS, the Student Council has hosted a variety of volunteer oriented events from senior citizen dinners, to picking up garbage along roads, to various fundraisers impacting and improving their community; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the Student Council of Park Hill High School on their accomplishment of outstanding service to the community; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to the Park Hill High School Student Council with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council for outstanding community involvement.

 

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