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Legislation #: 100799 Introduction Date: 9/23/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 9/23/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FUNKHOUSER, GOTTSTEIN, SKAGGS, SHARP, RILEY, SANDERS BROOKS, CURLS AND JOLLY
Title: Declaring September, 2010, as Infant Mortality Awareness Month.

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9/23/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/23/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100799

 

Declaring September, 2010, as Infant Mortality Awareness Month.

 

WHEREAS, September, 2010, marks the third annual Infant Mortality Awareness campaign for the National Healthy Start Association; and

 

WHEREAS, as a member of the National Healthy Start Association the Kansas City Healthy Start is one of 104 Healthy Start projects nationwide and is a program of the Mother & Child Health Coalition; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City Healthy Start is dedicated to reducing the incidence of infant mortality in the greater Kansas City Metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Healthy Start Project has made an impact on the high rate of infant mortality and has provided critical services to thousands of women, infants and families; and

 

WHEREAS, the Infant Mortality Awareness campaign provides an opportunity for our communities to get involved and to support Healthy Start; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declared September, 2010, as Infant Mortality Awareness Month; 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 Dr. Jean Craig in recognition of the work being done in our community to stop the high rate of infant mortality.

 

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