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Legislation #: 120839 Introduction Date: 9/27/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/7/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS MARCASON, WAGNER, GLOVER, JAMES, JR., FORD, BROOKS, TAYLOR, CURLS, JOHNSON, CIRCO, REED AND SHARP
Title: Declaring Saturday, September 29, 2012, as Pay Tribute to the American Military.

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9/21/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/27/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 120839

 

Declaring Saturday, September 29, 2012, as Pay Tribute to the American Military.

 

WHEREAS, on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. the American Royal Parade, Kansas City & American Agriculture will Pay Tribute to the American Military along Grand Boulevard; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Royal is a charity devoted to supporting youth leadership and agrarian values; and

 

WHEREAS, for their 87th annual Parade they are dedicating it to the American Military; and

 

WHEREAS, over 3,000 people will be marching in it including over 900 Boy Scouts, 9th Marine Corps with over 100 troops and vehicles, Gold Star Families and the Patriot Guard Riders, VA, VFW, combines and tractors, 4H and FFA members, soldiers from Fort Riley and their Generals Color Guard, General MacWillie, Brigadier General Gordon Davis, Jr. of Fort Leavenworth, High School and Military Academy marching bands and drill teams, Kansas National Guard 35th Infantry Division Band, the Missouri National Guard, JROTC’s from around the region, the New Orleans Marine Corp Band and more; and

 

WHEREAS, the Grand Marshal is the Honorable Ike Skelton, along with Deputy Grand Marshals Lieutenant General Robert Arter, Colonel (Ret.) Donald Ballard, Medal of Honor recipient, and Mayor Sly James, along with Governor Sam Brownback appearing on horseback; and

WHEREAS, Saturday September 29, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. is time for us to line Grand Boulevard and shout Thank You to our Military; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare Saturday, September 29, 2012, as Pay Tribute to the American Military; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof is presented to Brant Laue in appreciation by the Mayor and Council for the many services provided by The American Royal, Kansas City and American Agriculture to the community.

 

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