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Legislation #: 100709 Introduction Date: 8/26/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 9/5/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FUNKHOUSER, RILEY, SHARP, CURLS, SKAGGS, FORD AND SANDERS BROOKS
Title: Honoring the Musketeer Civic Group for their Musketeer Tutorial Program.

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8/25/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/26/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100709

 

Honoring the Musketeer Civic Group for their Musketeer Tutorial Program.

 

WHEREAS, eight years ago, a group of twelve men from the Kansas City community with various backgrounds ranging from not-for-profit organizations, education, human resources, and private business got together to form the Musketeer Civic Group; and

 

WHEREAS, the mission of the Musketeer Civic Group is to impact the quality of life throughout the City by participating in community service projects, supporting area youth, and collaborating with existing service organizations; and

 

WHEREAS, the Musketeers wanted to make a positive impact on the community and began providing groceries for families during the holidays and moved on to annual fund raisers that awards $500.00 scholarships to five area students each year; and

 

WHEREAS, the Musketeers wanted to affect those with the “greatest need” and so collaborated with LIFT and the Bethel Educational Development Center on a tutorial program geared toward middle school students with an emphasis on family engagement; and

 

WHEREAS, this summer program is now in its second year and includes transportation, school supplies, dinner, and a $100.00 stipend for middle school students who complete the 12-week program; and

 

WHEREAS, the twelve Musketeers include Jasper Hammock, Charlie Robinson, Walter Youngblood, Fred James, Bill Threat, Alfred Allen, Frank James, Willie Reedit, JT Brown, Johnny Walker, Reginald Mosby and Chuck James; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor the Musketeer Civic Group for their Musketeer Tutorial Program; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof is presented to Chuck James and the Musketeer Civic Group with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for their outstanding support of the youth and families in the community.

 

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