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Legislation #: 080826 Introduction Date: 8/14/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/14/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON
Title: Declaring September 6, 2008, as “Bike MS Day” in Kansas City.

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8/13/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/14/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080826

 

Declaring September 6, 2008, as Bike MS Day in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, Bike MS: Kansas City has existed since 1984 to offer local residents a way to join the movement and create a world free of multiple sclerosis; and

 

WHEREAS, Bike MS: Kansas City has raised more than $22 million through nearly 50,000 participants and more than 100,000 donors; and

 

WHEREAS, more than 3,000 individuals in greater Kansas City live with the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis; and

 

WHEREAS, multiple sclerosis stops people from moving. Bike MS: Kansas City raises funds for research, as well as comprehensive programs and services for people with multiple sclerosis, their care partners, family members and friends; and

 

WHEREAS, Bike MS: Kansas City will hold its 25th anniversary on September 6 & 7, 2008; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare September 6, 2008, as Bike MS Day in Kansas City; 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 Larry Stanfield, Joel Schroeder, Jim Lawrence and Bill Gautreaux with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the efforts being made to raise money for research as well as programs to aid people with multiple sclerosis.

 

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