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Legislation #: 150426 Introduction Date: 6/4/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS HILL, SHARP, WAGNER, FORD, DAVIS, CIRCO, CURLS, JAMES, JR., REED, GLOVER, MARCASON AND TAYLOR
Title: Recognizing Theta Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity as it celebrates its Centennial Anniversary and honoring the Theta Boulé Foundation as it hosts the 2015 Scholarship Awards Luncheon in support of their firm commitment to social justice, public service, and the facilitation of educational opportunities for our youth.

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6/1/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/4/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150426

 

Recognizing Theta Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity as it celebrates its Centennial Anniversary and honoring the Theta Boulé Foundation as it hosts the 2015 Scholarship Awards Luncheon in support of their firm commitment to social justice, public service, and the facilitation of educational opportunities for our youth.

 

WHEREAS, Theta Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity was chartered on May 22, 1915, with 14 founding Archons who laid a strong foundation of fraternal fellowship in the Greater Kansas City community; and

WHEREAS, Theta Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity will celebrate 100 years of continuous existence with festivities June 4 - 6, 2015, that will include the 2015 Theta Boulé Foundation Scholarship Awards Luncheon, a festive Night on the Vine Jazz Concert at the historic Gem Theatre and a Gala Dinner Dance; and

 

WHEREAS, the Theta Boulé Foundation will award scholarships to four college bound high school graduates, who have been selected based upon their records of leadership, academic achievement, financial need and community service; and

 

WHEREAS, Theta Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity and the Theta Boulé Foundation have a long history of providing scholarships and financial assistance to young people from communities in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Centennial celebration and the 2015 Theta Boulé Foundation Scholarship Awards Luncheon will emphasize the organizations’ ongoing service, support, and promotion of the academic and long term success of children and youth in our community; and

 

WHEREAS, the Centennial celebration of Theta Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity was recognized on May 1, 2015, in the Congressional Record of the United States of America and further, that letters of recognition have been received from President Barack Obama, Governor Jay Nixon and Mayor Sly James; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the Theta Boule’ – Kansas City as they celebrate their Centennial Anniversary and the 2015 Theta Boule’ Foundation Scholarship Luncheon and honor awardees; 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 Sire Archon Randall C. Ferguson, Jr. with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the excellent service being given to the community.

 

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