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Legislation #: 130150 Introduction Date: 2/28/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CIRCO, TAYLOR, DAVIS, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., FORD, CURLS, REED, MARCASON, JOHNSON AND SHARP
Title: Declaring February 25-March 3, and September 2-8, 2013, as the weeks for Kansas City Fashion Week.

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DateMinutesDescription
2/22/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/28/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130150

 

Declaring February 25-March 3, and September 2-8, 2013, as the weeks for Kansas City Fashion Week.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City has enjoyed a rich tradition and history of apparel design and manufacturing; and

 

WHEREAS, over the previous two years, local fashion designers, salons, boutiques, stylists, photographers and models have collaborated to develop a successful Kansas City Fashion Week; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City Fashion Week consists of a series of events spanning one week each fall and spring, including features of local boutiques and fashion shows by the area’s top fashion designers; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City Fashion Week has provided the opportunity for student designers from colleges and universities from Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska to be featured in student showcases; and

 

WHEREAS, at the conclusion of the Spring, 2013 since launching in 2010, over 100 local and national designers will have conducted runway shows of their original fashion designs, 100 salons and stylists will have demonstrated their abilities as part of the productions, and over 500 models will have walked a Kansas City Fashion Week runway; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City community benefits from the economic development of the dozens of small businesses which participate in the Kansas City Fashion Week; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council do hereby declare February 25th - March 3rd, and September 2-8, 2013, as the weeks for Kansas City Fashion Week, 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 Kansas City Fashion Week, LLC, with the support and encouragement from the Mayor and Council to the sponsors of, and the hundreds of individuals and local businesses which collaborate on making the weeks successful for our City.

 

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