KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 051162 Introduction Date: 9/15/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Declaring Friday, September 16, 2005, as Guadalupe Centers, Inc (GCI) Annual Blanco Y Negro Awards Gala Night.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/15/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/15/2005 Adopted

View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
051162.pdf Authenticated 67K Authenticated

Printer Friendly Version

RESOLUTION NO. 051162

Declaring Friday, September 16, 2005, as Guadalupe Centers, Inc (GCI) Annual Blanco Y Negro Awards Gala Night.

WHEREAS, the Guadalupe Centers was established in 1919 to provide English classes and well-baby clinic services to the Mexican immigrants living on the Westside of Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, today the Guadalupe Centers now serve over 20,000 individuals throughout Greater Kansas City, Missouri, through advocacy, economic development, education, elderly services, youth, recreation and cultural events; and

WHEREAS, the City recognizes American Chemical Systems, Mr. Heriberto Muzquiz, Mr. David Tinoco, and Ms. Frances Wallace for their outstanding commitment to the Greater Kansas City Westside community and the Guadalupe Center; and

WHEREAS, these individuals, through the spirit of volunteering, fundraising and program development have enhanced the delivery of services to the Latino community and today such efforts can be seen in the success of the Guadalupe Centers; and

WHEREAS, the City further recognizes Selena Nicole Calderon, Ashley Nicole Delgado, Kristy Gutierrez, Christina Mora Sanchez, Matthew Zamora for their educational attainments as well as their extracurricular activities that resulted in the receipt of the Tony Aguirre Scholarship; and

WHEREAS, the Guadalupe Centers, Inc. (GCI) posthumously remembers Ms. Becky Jaramillo and Mr. George Wilkerson for their support and dedication of GCI; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare Friday, September 16, 2005 as Guadalupe Centers, Inc (GCI) 19th Annual Blanco Y Negro Awards Gala Night; 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, American Chemical Systems, Heriberto Muzquiz, David Tinoco, Frances Wallace, Selena Nicole Calderon, Ashley Nicole Delgado, Kristy Gutierrez, Christina Mora Sanchez, Matthew Zamora with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council and in recognition of their many accomplishments.

_____________________________________________________