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Legislation #: 061009 Introduction Date: 9/14/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GLOVER
Title: Declaring Friday, September 15, 2006, as Guadalupe Centers, Inc (GCI) Annual Blanco Y Negro Awards Gala Night.

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9/13/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/14/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 061009

Declaring Friday, September 15, 2006, 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 the Greater Kansas City area through advocacy, education, cultural events, health, social services, and youth; and

WHEREAS, in 1986, GCI established the Blanco Y Negro as a formal gala to recognize, honor and thank those area individuals or corporations who have dedicated their lives to improving the quality of life for individuals in the Latino communities of greater Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the City recognizes Boulevard Brewing Company, Mr. Bob Medina, Mr. & Mrs. Manuel and Clara Reyes, and Mr. Pedro Zamora for their outstanding commitment to the Greater Kansas City community and the Guadalupe Centers; and

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

WHEREAS, the City further recognizes sisters Leticia and Selena Nicole Calderon, Mr. Patrick Cervantes, and Mr. Davin Gordon for their educational attainments as well as their extracurricular activities that resulted in the receipt of the Tony Aguirre Scholarship; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare Friday, September 15, 2006, as Guadalupe Centers, Inc (GCI) 20th 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 Boulevard Brewing Company, Leticia and Selena Nicole Calderon, Mr. Patrick Cervantes, Mr. Davin Gordon, Mr. Bob Medina, Mr. & Mrs. Manuel and Clara Reyes, and Mr. Pedro Zamora with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council and in recognition of their many accomplishments.

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