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Legislation #: 010201 Introduction Date: 2/1/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 2/1/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WILLIAMS-NEAL
Title: Honoring Oretha T. Hunt for her many years of volunteer services to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.

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2/1/2001

Prepare to Introduce

2/1/2001

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 010201

 

Honoring Oretha T. Hunt for her many years of volunteer services to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Oretha Thomas Hunt moved with her family in early 1950 to Kansas City, Missouri, where she graduated from Lincoln High School; and

 

WHEREAS, in the early 1990's, Mrs. Hunt adopted a vocational rehabilitation center at Christmas time and prepared and served food and refreshments to over 80 workers and staff, as well as purchasing and gift-wrapping presents for each of the workers and staff members; and

 

WHEREAS, Mrs. Hunt currently serves as the Black Captain for 36th & 37th and Montgall Avenue where through her leadership the neighborhood has participated in initiatives such as Clean Sweep, FOCUS, community policing, paint projects and weatherization programs; and

 

WHEREAS, Mrs. Hunt also serves with the East Area coalition, Oak Park Association and the CAN Team for the East Area; and

 

WHEREAS, in recognition of her selfless activism and servant spirt, Mrs. Hunt was recognized for her contributions by the Greater Kansas City Womens Foundation in 1999 and was recognized by the Jackson County Prosecutors Office for her community activism in 2000; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate and honor Oretha T. Hunt for her dedicated services to the community and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri; 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 Oretha T. Hunt with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for her many volunteer services.

 

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