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Legislation #: 180633 Introduction Date: 8/30/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS HALL, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, SHIELDS, JAMES, JR., CANADY, FOWLER, WAGNER, LUCAS, LOAR, JUSTUS AND REED
Title: Recognizing and honoring the American Red Cross in Kansas City, Missouri and paying tribute to the sacrifice and efforts of the American Red Cross’ endless support and aid to First Responders.

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8/27/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/30/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180633

 

Recognizing and honoring the American Red Cross in Kansas City, Missouri and paying tribute to the sacrifice and efforts of the American Red Cross’ endless support and aid to First Responders.

 

WHEREAS, since it was founded, on May 21, 1881, the American Red Cross determinedly carries out their mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies through compassionate care by its strong network of volunteers and donors; and

 

WHEREAS, through their five key service areas of disaster relief, supporting military families, blood donations, health and safety services, as well as international services, the American Red Cross works tirelessly to relieve strife in the community; and

 

WHEREAS, with recent events of hurricanes, forest fires, and other natural disasters across the country, the American Red Cross has continuously been at the side of first responders, providing food, water, and free assistance to first responders as they combat disastrous times in the community and help heal the communities effected; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross aims to inspire and aid first responders as they serve communities in dire times and work to overcome the tragedies; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor the American Red Cross in their endless efforts to aid first responders; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy be presented to the American Red Cross, with the Mayor and Council encouraging all citizens of Kansas City to join in honoring the American Red Cross and its efforts.

 

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