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Legislation #: 951448 Introduction Date: 10/19/1995
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/19/1995
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Recognizing the 1995 accomplishments of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City and its award recipients.

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10/19/1995

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RESOLUTION NO. 951448

 

Recognizing the 1995 accomplishments of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City and its award recipients.

 

WHEREAS, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City continues to play a vital role in promoting and supporting Hispanic economic, business and educational development; and

 

WHEREAS, the Honorable Rafael I. Garcia, President; and Executive Officers Evelyn Lopez, First Vice President; Regina S. Fries, Second Vice-President; Estella A. Morales, Secretary; and Leo William Long, Treasurer; the Board of Directors and members of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City have made outstanding contributions during 1995 to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri, and the metropolitan area as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City will be hosting its Seventeenth Annual Awards Gala, to be held on October 21, 1995, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel; and

 

WHEREAS, the keynote speaker for the event will be Jose Adan Trevino, Chairman of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and President/CEO, Pueblo Broadcasting Corporation, KXLN-TV45, Houston, Texas; and

 

WHEREAS, the following awards will be presented: Carlos Cortes Humanitarian of the Year Award - Evelyn Lopez; Jesse J. Flores Businessperson of the Year Award - Ana Riojas, Riojas Enterprise d/b/a Able Employment; El Dorado Corporation Award - Manlo, Inc.; and the Scholarship Awards - Alisha Gambino, Richard Ruiz, Jr., and Mark Wernsman; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the Seventeenth Annual Awards Gala of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City to be held on October 21, 1995, and further recognize the accomplishments of the Chamber and the above named officers, speaker and award recipients; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to them in recognition of their many accomplishments.

 

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