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Legislation #: 100876 Introduction Date: 10/14/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/24/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SANDERS BROOK
Title: Congratulating the Beta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., on their 90th anniversary.

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10/13/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/14/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100876

 

Congratulating the Beta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., on their 90th anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, the Beta Omega Chapter was organized on October 14, 1920, and was previously known as the Lambda Graduate Chapter before changing its name in 1922; and

 

WHEREAS, since the inception of Beta Omega it has supported the activities of the Supreme Basileus’ program theme and encompassed the thrusts of economics, education, the Black family, and health; and

 

WEHREAS, the Beta Omega Chapter make financial contributions to various organizations throughout the Kansas City metro area including working with the St. James Place Soup Kitchen; and

 

WHEREAS, Beta Omega is a Life Member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and in 1951 Beta Omega and Mu Omega initiated the Debutante Ball; and

 

WHEREAS, for the past fifty years, the Debutante Ball has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships and made an impact upon the lives of hundreds of young ladies; and

 

WHEREAS, Beta Omega’s community services projects include supporting the arts, aide to the homeless, college scholarships and other endeavors that serve to validate the vision, dedication and integrity of its founders; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor, Soror Sharon Sanders Brooks and Council hereby congratulate the Beta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., on their 90th anniversary; 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 Sandra Jiles with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for all the outstanding work being done by Beta Omega to make our community a better place to live.

 

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