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Legislation #: 100483 Introduction Date: 6/10/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 6/20/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS HERMANN, CIRCO, FORD, GOTTSTEIN, JOHNSON, MARCASON, RILEY, SANDERS BROOK, SKAGGS, SHARP, CURLS AND FUNKHOUSER
Title: Congratulating the Kansas City Explorers on their 18th season in Kansas City and celebrating the first time the World TeamTennis Pro League Finals will be hosted in the Midwest.

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6/7/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/10/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100483

 

Congratulating the Kansas City Explorers on their 18th season in Kansas City and celebrating the first time the World TeamTennis Pro League Finals will be hosted in the Midwest.

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Explorers are one of ten teams in the World TeamTennis Pro League which was cofounded by Billie Jean King and showcases the best in professional team tennis with the innovative coed team format; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2010 season will mark the 35th season of World TeamTennis; and

 

WHEREAS, the Explorers are owned by Mel and Jeff Launius and are the second oldest franchise in World TeamTennis Pro League and will celebrate their 18th season this July at the Explorers Stadium at Barney Allis Plaza in downtown; and

 

WHEREAS, former tennis stars who wore the Explorers uniform include John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Anna Kournikova; and

 

WHEREAS, on July 25, 2010, the Explorers and the City of Kansas City, Missouri will host the 2010 World TeamTennis Finals for the first time ever; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the Kansas City Explorers on their 18th season in Kansas City and celebrate the first time the World TeamTennis Pro League Finals will be hosted in the Midwest; 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 Jeff Launius with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the many hours of enjoyment that the Kansas City Explorers have provided for the community.

 

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