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Legislation #: 051341 Introduction Date: 11/3/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER RILEY AND COUNCILMEMBER SKAGGS
Title: Recognizing the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS - Season of Hope Day

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DateMinutesDescription
11/1/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/3/2005 Held on Docket (11/10/2005)
11/17/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 051341

 

Recognizing the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS - Season of Hope Day

WHEREAS, the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS of Greater Kansas City mobilizes area churches to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS; and

WHEREAS, the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is a faith-based initiative supported by the Calvary Community Outreach Network; and

WHEREAS, the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS advocates for effective HIV/AIDS services in the African-American community; and

WHEREAS, the Season of Hope Day was initiated by the Black Church Week of Prayer Steering Committee as a continuation of its HIV/AIDS awareness efforts, and

WHEREAS, the Season of Hope Day serves as an opportunity for all sectors of the Kansas City community to become more supportive, aware and involved in the effort to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the African American community; and

WHEREAS, the Reverend Donald Gilmore Leadership Award presented at the Season of Hope Luncheon recognizes leadership by a community volunteer who advocates for HIV/AIDS services in the African-American community; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare November 18, 2005, as the Black Church Week of Prayer - Season of Hope Day; 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 Reverend Eric Williams and Reverend David Gilmore, Co-Chairmen of the Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS of Greater Kansas City and to the Calvary Community Outreach Network, in appreciation by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for their dedication and support for the healing of AIDS in our community.

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