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Legislation #: 971758 Introduction Date: 12/18/1997
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 12/18/1997
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Recognizing the KC Golf Foundation for being awarded the PGA Tour´s 1996 Card Walker Award.

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12/18/1997

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12/18/1997

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RESOLUTION NO. 971758

 

Recognizing the KC Golf Foundation for being awarded the PGA Tours 1996 Card Walker Award.

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Golf Foundation was awarded the PGA Tours 1996 Card Walker Award, for outstanding contributions to junior golf; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Golf Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to bring golf and all its character-building qualities to Kansas City area youth. They have constructed three-hole golf teaching facilities at various sites around town and conduct golf clinics for school and community groups; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Card Walker is a former executive with the Walt Disney Company and the trophy itself is adorned with Mickey and Minnie Mouse holding golf clubs. The award is not given annually, but rather when a worthy individual or organization is identified. Some past recipients include Chi Chi Rodriguez and the American Junior Golf Association; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council congratulate the KC Golf Foundation for being awarded the PGA Tours 1996 Card Walker Award for outstanding contributions to junior golf; 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 Sally Sportsman, Executive Director of the Kansas City Golf Foundation, and its officers and directors, in token of the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for their efforts to provide to children in the community the opportunity to learn the game of golf.

 

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