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Legislation #: 120459 Introduction Date: 5/17/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/27/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, CURLS, FORD, GLOVER, SHARP, REED, TAYLOR, JOHNSON, JAMES, JR., CIRCO AND BROOKS
Title: Congratulating SIFE USA on the occasion of its 2012 USA National Exposition and acknowledging that on May 22, 2012, over 3,500 individuals, representing 156 universities and over 52 corporations, will gather in Kansas City, Missouri for one of the premier academic events in the nation.

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5/15/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/17/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 120459

 

Congratulating SIFE USA on the occasion of its 2012 USA National Exposition and acknowledging that on May 22, 2012, over 3,500 individuals, representing 156 universities and over 52 corporations, will gather in Kansas City, Missouri for one of the premier academic events in the nation.

 

WHEREAS, the SIFE organization founded in 1975, was originally focused only in the United States. Today, SIFE USA operates as a subsidiary of SIFE Worldwide and is one of 39 countries around the world that comprises SIFE’s premier business and higher education network; and

 

WHEREAS, the SIFE mission is to bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business; and

 

WHEREAS, SIFE USA consists of nearly 600 active universities and more than 20,000 student participants throughout the nation; and

 

WHEREAS, SIFE works to produce and educate our future community, business and government leaders; and

 

WHEREAS, one of Kansas City, Missouri’s goals is to attract the best young minds and entrepreneurial spirits to stay or relocate here, organizations like SIFE are central to the realization of that goal; and

 

WHEREAS, one of Kansas City, Missouri’s goals is to become a truly strong and vibrant global business city, and as such, organizations like SIFE are central to the realization of that goal; NOW, THEREFORE, 

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council do hereby offer their heartiest congratulations and appreciation to SIFE USA upon the occasion of its 2012 USA National Exposition; 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 furnished to Jennifer Orban, Vice President of SIFE USA Programs, in token of the high regard and deep esteem in which it is held by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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