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Legislation #: 090097 Introduction Date: 2/5/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, RILEY, SKAGGS, JOLLY, GOTTSTEIN, CIRCO, HERMANN, JOHNSON, FORD AND CURLS
Title: Welcoming the Avila University Blessings Exhibit to Union Station from February 3 through March 27, 2009.

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DateMinutesDescription
2/4/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/5/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090097

 

Welcoming the Avila University Blessings Exhibit to Union Station from February 3 through March 27, 2009.

 

WHEREAS, Avila University will present to the people of Kansas City, A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People from February 3 through March 27, 2009, at Union Station; and

 

WHEREAS, this unique exhibit, which will be offered for free to the public, incorporates photos, video footage, documents and artifacts to celebrate the Popes extraordinary contributions to relations between the Catholic and Jewish faiths; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blessings Exhibit will provide numerous opportunities for inter-faith dialogue throughout Kansas City and the Midwest; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blessings Exhibit will bring thousands of visitors to Kansas City from throughout the Midwest; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blessings Exhibit will bring nearly 100 school and church groups to Union Station to learn about the value of sharing our faiths; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome the Avila University Blessings Exhibit to Union Station from February 3 through March 27, 2009; 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 Avila University in token of the Mayor and Councils best wishes for a successful exhibit.

 

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