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Legislation #: 971025 Introduction Date: 7/17/1997
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 7/17/1997
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD AND COUNCILMEMBER LOAR
Title: Recognizing the community efforts of "Energize and Restore" and their efforts to assist senior citizens who need help with home repairs.

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7/17/1997

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7/17/1997

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RESOLUTION NO. 971025

 

Recognizing the community efforts of "Energize and Restore" and their efforts to assist senior citizens who need help with home repairs.

 

WHEREAS, during the week of July 14, over 300 youth with adult volunteers will be converging on Kansas City to assist senior citizens who need their homes rehabilitated in a program known as "Energize and Restore which program is in its fifth year in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, Energize and Restore was created by the Blue River-Kansas City Baptist Association which works in partnership with local not-for-profit agencies and City departments to rehabilitate the exterior of homes in need of help; and

 

WHEREAS, Energize and Restore gives senior citizens on fixed incomes an opportunity to have their homes repaired, the neighborhood association an opportunity to work with the senior citizens, and youth volunteers skills they will carry with them their whole life; and

 

WHEREAS, volunteers will stay at William Jewell College and local Baptist churches and neighborhood volunteers will provide meals and transportation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby commend Energize and Restore and its efforts to aid senior citizens and help youth build valuable and positive skills creating a community tradition that exemplify a positive association of senior citizens and youth; 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 Loren Hutchison, Associate Director of Missions for the Blue River-Kansas City Baptist Association, Dean Preuett, Associate Director of Missions for the Blue River-Kansas City Baptist Association, B. G. Johnson, Mission Service Coordinator for the Missouri Baptist Builders, in appreciation of the example provided for the citizens of Kansas City.

 

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