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Legislation #: 980713 Introduction Date: 6/18/1998
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 6/18/1998
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Recognizing William C. "Duke" Akers for his 25 years of service as Executive Director of Della Lamb Community Services.

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6/18/1998

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6/18/1998

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RESOLUTION NO. 980713

Recognizing William C. Duke Akers for his 25 years of service as Executive Director of Della Lamb Community Services.

 

WHEREAS, 1998 marks the 101st year of existence of Della Lamb Community Services; and

 

WHEREAS, in 1973, William C. Duke Akers joined the organization; and

 

WHEREAS, 1998 marks Dukes 25th anniversary with Della Lamb Community Services; and

 

WHEREAS, Della Lamb Community Services annual operating budget is now $3,600,000.00, with a staff of 98 now operating out of six service locations. 300 children (infant-grade school) are served daily and 150 teens/older youth are worked with every day. Every day 900 transportation clients (child-senior citizens) are moved to see doctors, get dialysis, go to the grocer and 400 families on average are helped with emergency assistance each month; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate William C. Duke Akers on his commitment and service to the community; 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 Duke Akers in appreciation of his service to the children and families in our community.

 

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