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Legislation #: 050311 Introduction Date: 3/17/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Commending the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on their Champions of Character program and on their 68th Annual Men’s Division I Basketball Championship being contested this week at historic Municipal Auditorium.

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3/15/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/17/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 050311

 

Commending the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on their Champions of Character program and on their 68th Annual Mens Division I Basketball Championship being contested this week at historic Municipal Auditorium.

 

WHEREAS, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has a long and proud tradition in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the NAIA Champions of Character program is instilling an understanding of character values in sport and provides students, coaches, parents, and spectators the training to help them know the right thing, do the right thing, and value the right thing inside and outside of the sports setting; and

 

WHEREAS, the Champions of Character program, launched in 2000, emphasizes respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship; and

 

WHEREAS, the Champions of Character program creates a positive environment that nurtures personal growth and fun sport activity for youth; and

 

WHEREAS, this week more than 3,000 Kansas City, Missouri students will learn about Champions of Character during the 68th Annual Mens Division I NAIA Basketball Tournament at historic Municipal Auditorium and 400,000 have heard the message nationwide since its inception; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council commend the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on their Champions of Character program and on their 68th Annual Mens Division I Basketball Championship being contested this week at historic Municipal Auditorium; 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 Steve Baker and thank the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on their Champions of Character program and look forward to continued success for the NAIA organization, its championships and community involvement in Kansas City, Missouri for many years to come.

 

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