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Legislation #: 120816 Introduction Date: 9/13/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 9/13/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS REED, WAGNER, TAYLOR, JAMES, JR., SHARP, DAVIS, FORD, CURLS, GLOVER AND BROOKS
Title: Congratulating Bishop Mark C. Tolbert for a successful 2012 KC Black Expo.

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9/13/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/13/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 120816

 

Congratulating Bishop Mark C. Tolbert for a successful 2012 KC Black Expo.

 

WHEREAS, from September 7-9, 2012, the Fourth Annual KC Black Expo commenced at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the 4th annual event was devoted to diverse and inclusive community growth, economic empowerment and family enrichment while celebrating the African American Community; and

 

WHEREAS, veteran screen actor, Isaiah Washington, attended a book signing during the Urban Outdoors Summit; and

 

WHEREAS, Gospel legend, Evangelist Shirley Caesar, performed during the Gospel Fest on Sunday; and

 

WHEREAS, thousands attended the event, which also featured R&B and Rap performances; and

 

WHEREAS, the event truly embodied the spirit of the KC Black Expo’s mission to present the audience with information that will better prepare them for the challenges of everyday life, provide access to resources and opportunities that will enrich the lives of those in attendance; NOW, THEREFORE,

  

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Bishop Mark C. Tolbert for a successful 2012 KC Black Expo; 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 Bishop Mark C. Tolbert with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the opportunities presented to the community to improve and enrich their lives.

 

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