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Legislation #: 900542 Introduction Date: 10/4/1990
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER PALERMO AND COUNCILMEMBER ZMAYOR BERKLEY
Title: Recognizing the contributions made by the Italian-American Community on the occasion of the celebration of Columbus Day 1990, its nationally recognized holiday, and extending congratulations to the American Sons of Columbus on the occasion of their annual dinner.

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10/5/1990

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10/4/1990

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 900542

 

Recognizing the contributions made by the Italian-American Community on the occasion of the celebration of Columbus Day 1990, its nationally recognized holiday, and extending congratulations to the American Sons of Columbus on the occasion of their annual dinner.

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WHEREAS, Americans of Italian ancestry have reason to be proud of their heritage, dating back to the days of ancient Rome; and

 

WHEREAS, Americans of Italian ancestry are equally proud of the culture given the world through such works as the writings of Dante, the operas of Verdi and Puccini, the inventions of Marconi, and the voice of Caruso; and

 

WHEREAS, as one of the first groups of immigrants to come to the shores of these great United States to help form the melting pot that is America; Americans of Italian ancestry through their hard work, dedication to duty, compassion, generosity, and community involvement have enhanced the quality of life in Kansas City and the entire Metropolitan Area; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Sons of Columbus will honor Danny Johnson and Fanny Ross at their annual dinner on October 6, 1990; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council recognize the contributions made by the Italian-American community of Kansas City on the occasion of the celebration of Columbus Day, named for one of Italy's most famous sons, Christopher Columbus, and congratulate, applaud and encourage the Italian-Americans in this community for their past contributions and for those they will make in the future; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council hereby extend their best wishes and congratulations to the American Sons of Columbus on the occasion of their annual dinner and further offer congratulations to their honorees Danny Johnson and Fanny Ross.

 

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