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Legislation #: 041093 Introduction Date: 9/30/2004
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Honoring the Ethnic Enrichment Commission for their 25th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival which celebrates ethnic diversity in Kansas City.

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9/30/2004

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9/30/2004

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RESOLUTION NO. 041093

 

Honoring the Ethnic Enrichment Commission for their 25th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival which celebrates ethnic diversity in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, over the last century and a half, the Kansas City area has become home to hundreds of thousands of immigrants who are in search of a better life, and the customs that these people have brought to the Heart of America have enriched the lives of all Kansas Citians; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ethnic Enrichment Commission, made up of residents of the Kansas City area whose ethnic backgrounds represent many countries around the world, seeks to promote peace and understanding among the diverse cultural communities in our City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ethnic Enrichment Commission, in cooperation with the Parks and Recreation Department, sponsors an annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival to celebrate Kansas Citys ethnic heritage; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and City Council applaud the Ethnic Enrichment Commissions hard work in putting on a great festival in Swope Park, the jewel of Kansas Citys Parks system; 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 Ethnic Enrichment Commission Chair Rose Marie Mendez with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the Commissions many accomplishments and 25 years of the Ethnic Enrichment Festival.

 

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