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Legislation #: 090241 Introduction Date: 3/26/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/5/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD
Title: Honoring A Complaint Free World organization and declaring Complaint Free Wednesday will be observed on the day before Thanksgiving this year.

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3/25/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/26/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090241

 

Honoring A Complaint Free World organization and declaring Complaint Free Wednesday will be observed on the day before Thanksgiving this year.

 

WHEREAS, the average person complains approximately 15 to 30 times per day, resulting in roughly 30 million complaints spoken every day in the Kansas City metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, complaining keeps people focused on current problems stultifying their innate abilities to seek and create positive, harmonious solutions; and

 

WHEREAS, complaining has been shown by research psychologists to be detrimental to a person's physical and emotional health, relationships, and to limit their career success; and


  WHEREAS, a Complaint Free World is a non-profit organization that encourages people to stop complaining and redirect their minds toward more positive, constructive and rewarding lives; and

 

WHEREAS, a Complaint Free World has sent out nearly 6 million Complaint Free purple bracelets to participants in 106 countries around the world who use them to monitor their success at achieving 21 consecutive Complaint Free days, thereby transforming their negative attitudes to positive; and

 

WHEREAS, a Complaint Free Worlds intention is to transform the attitude of the worlds people from negative to positive by inspiring no less than 1 percent of the global population (60 million people) to become Complaint Free; and

 

WHEREAS, thousands of schools in the United States have taken on the Complaint Free program with tens of thousands of students of all ages achieving amazing results in creating positive attitudes; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor A Complaint Free World organization and declares Complaint Free Wednesday will be observed on the day before Thanksgiving this year; 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 Will Bowen with the Mayor and Council providing each person in Kansas City, Missouri, one day free from complaining in order to prepare for our national day of gratitude.

 

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