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Legislation #: 060201 Introduction Date: 2/23/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER COOPER
Title: Congratulating Manny Lopez on being inducted into the Missouri Restaurant Association Hall of Fame.

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2/21/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/23/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060201

 

Congratulating Manny Lopez on being inducted into the Missouri Restaurant Association Hall of Fame.

 

WHEREAS, Manny Lopez was selected in 2005 to be inducted into the Missouri Restaurant Association Hall of Fame; and

 

WHEREAS, Manny Lopez began working at the age of fourteen as a toast-boy for room service at the Muehlbach Hotel and worked his way up the ladder until eventually in 1980, he opened his own restaurant; and

 

WHEREAS, Mannys Restaurante Mexicano has grown from a 50-seat restaurant to over 500-seat; and

 

WHEREAS, Manny Lopez is also involved in several business associations including the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association, the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; and

 

WHEREAS, Manny Lopez has served on the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Corporation and also as the Chairman of the FBI Citizens Academy; and

 

WHEREAS, Manny Lopez was named as the 1998 Restaurateur of the Year by the Kansas City Restaurant Association and has been recognized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as the Businessman of the Year; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Manny Lopez on being inducted into the Missouri Restaurant Association Hall of Fame; 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 Manny Lopez with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for his many years of dedication and service to the Kansas City community.

 

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