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Legislation #: 081179 Introduction Date: 11/20/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 11/20/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FUNKHOUSER
Title: Recognizing the 15th Anniversary of the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation and declaring November 20, 2008, as a day to honor the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation throughout the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

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11/20/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/20/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 081179

 

Recognizing the 15th Anniversary of the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation and declaring November 20, 2008, as a day to honor the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation throughout the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, on November 17, 2008, the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) will recognize 15 years of service to the Hispanic community at a reception in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week; and

 

WHEREAS, HEDC is a community development corporation dedicated to improving the lives of Hispanics within the Kansas City area through economic development initiatives; and

 

WHEREAS, HEDC has a long list of projects and accomplishments such as developing the DST Westside Industrial Park located at 26th Street and Southwest Boulevard and has also provided technical assistance or assisted in the establishment of more than 800 businesses since 1993; and

 

WHEREAS, HEDC has also been the recipient of numerous awards such as the 2002 Economic Development Corporations Cornerstone Award, the 2004 Kansas City Industrial Council Award and the 2006 Golden Doorknob Award; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the 15th Anniversary of the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation and declare November 20, 2008, as a day to honor the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation throughout the City of Kansas City, Missouri; 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 the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation on behalf of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City with a big thank you for HEDFCs tireless efforts to improve the communities and lives of those they exist to serve.

 

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