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Legislation #: 041065 Introduction Date: 9/23/2004
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS AND COUNCILMEMBER MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Title: Congratulating Willie Arthur Smith and the Marching Cobras on their 35th anniversary.

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9/23/2004

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9/23/2004

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RESOLUTION NO. 041065

 

Congratulating Willie Arthur Smith and the Marching Cobras on their 35th anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, 35 years ago, Willie Arthur Smith was founder and drill master of the Marching Cobras which is an organization dedicated and devoted to many youth of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, for 35 years, Willie Smith has lead thousands of the Citys youth to productive and responsible adulthood in his dual roles as a teach of social studies first at Lincoln Academy and now at Martin Luther King Middle School and who has also devoted so much of his time to children with over 300 performances yearly by the Marching Cobras; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Smith has not only taken on the role of counselor and friend to many of those young people but to some he has been a father figure when they have come to live with him; and

 

WHEREAS, on Saturday, September 25, 2004 at the Ararat Shrine the Marching Cobras will hold a Recognition and Award Ceremony which will honor the founding drill master William Smith, as well as be a fundraiser for the Marching Cobras; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Willie Arthur Smith and the Marching Cobras on their 35th 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 Willie Arthur Smith and the Marching Cobras with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the many hours of enjoyment the community has received while watching these talented young people.

 

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