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Legislation #: 121071 Introduction Date: 12/20/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 12/20/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, DAVIS, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., SHARP, JOHNSON, TAYLOR, MARCASON, GLOVER, CURLS, BROOKS, CIRCO AND REED
Title: Honoring Sharon Sumner for her dedication/volunteer work with the Shoal Creek Association and the Parks and Recreation Department.

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12/20/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/20/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. [R-2012-01158]

 

Honoring Sharon Sumner for her dedication/volunteer work with the Shoal Creek Association and the Parks and Recreation Department.

 

WHEREAS, in December 2012, Sharon Sumner retired from the Shoal Creek Association Board as president and longstanding volunteer from 1991 to the present; and

 

WHEREAS, Sharon became acquainted with the Shoal Creek Living History Museum in June of 1991 when her daughter encouraged her to help with the string game activity for Settler’s Day organized by the Assistance League of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, after her daughter moved away Sharon became a volunteer with Shoal Creek Living History Museum, formerly known as Heritage Village giving basic tours of the grounds; and

 

WHEREAS, in 1992 the museum was turned over to the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department and Sharon took on the role of president for the Association and working closely together they accomplished many things, including new pathways, expanding school programs, introducing Weddings and Victorian Teas, relocating Stollings Home and Fox Cabin to Shoal Creek, Victorian black wrought iron front entrance fence, security lights; secured strong community support; and

 

WHEREAS, Sharon stands out for her outstanding leadership and tireless efforts for twenty years to maintain the integrity of the museum and the ground it stands on;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Sharon Sumner for her dedication/volunteer work with the Shoal Creek Association and the Parks and Recreation Department; 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 Sharon Sumner with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for her dedication and hard work for the past twenty years and with the best wishes for a very happy retirement.

 

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