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Legislation #: 130245 Introduction Date: 3/28/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, DAVIS, JAMES, JR., CIRCO, MARCASON, WAGNER, GLOVER, CURLS, SHARP, JOHNSON, TAYLOR, BROOKS AND REED
Title: Welcoming home Teresa A. Loar to Kansas City, Missouri,

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3/28/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/28/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130245

 

Welcoming home Teresa A. Loar to Kansas City, Missouri,

 

WHEREAS, Teresa A. Loar served two terms as a Kansas City Councilwoman being elected in 1995 and again in 1999 representing the 1st District and championed such projects as the first skateboard park in Kansas City, the City Employees Memorial in Ilus Davis Park, and was the founder of “John TV,” a program created to deter prostitution-related crimes; and

 

WHEREAS, Teresa A. Loar recently returned from Afghanistan where she was a Senior Communications Specialist for USAID, a client of her employer, Tetra Tech; and

 

WHEREAS, Teresa produced videos and reports of infrastructure being built in Afghanistan that can be seen on the internet so that people can see the progress being made in this country; and

 

WHEREAS, Teresa and others mentored local Afghans to take over their positions when they leave; and

 

WHEREAS, Teresa made Afghanistan her home away from home by volunteering with widows and orphans, teaching English to staff members, and making new friends along the way; and

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Loar is an animal lover and activist here in Kansas City and carried this work on by fostering 5 cats, 12 puppies, and 25 parrots while living in Afghanistan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome home Teresa A. Loar to 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 Teresa A. Loar with the best wishes of the Mayor and Council for her future endeavors.

 

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