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Legislation #: 060647 Introduction Date: 6/8/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES AND COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS
Title: Designating June 9-11, 2006, as Heartland Men’s Chorus Weekend in Kansas City to honor the chorus on its twentieth anniversary.

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6/8/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/8/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060647

 

Designating June 9-11, 2006, as Heartland Mens Chorus Weekend in Kansas City to honor the chorus on its twentieth anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, for twenty years, the Heartland Mens Chorus has been Kansas Citys preeminent vocal music group, and has entertained audiences with remarkable talent and skill; and

 

WHEREAS, established in 1986, the Heartland Mens Chorus has not only provided outstanding music, its members have made significant contributions to our community. The chorus has done more than promote choral musicit has, through commitment and hard work, not only reached out to diverse audiences, the chorus has touched those audiences and in so doing, earned a unequaled reputation while delivering beautiful music; and

 

WHEREAS, the mission of the Heartland Mens Chorus is to provide excellence in performance while advancing mens choral music, building a sense of community, and inclusively reaching out to all audiences. The members of the volunteer chorus of gay and gay-sensitive people are successfully making a positive cultural contribution to this community, and true to purpose, their voices enlighten, inspire, heal and empower. These voices are to be appreciated by all, and their important message taken to heart; and

 

WHEREAS, the twentieth anniversary celebration, entitled A Homecoming, will include performances on June 10th and 11th, and will feature the most popular music performed by the HMC over the last two decades.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby designate June 9-11, 2006, as Heartland Mens Chorus Weekend in Kansas City to honor the chorus on its twentieth anniversary; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread among the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to Joe Nadeau, artistic director of the Heartland Mens Chorus with the thanks and appreciation of the Mayor and Council.

 

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