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Legislation #: 961271 Introduction Date: 9/24/1996
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 9/24/1996
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Honoring the Cabot Westside Clinic on its 90th Anniversary.

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9/24/1996

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9/24/1996

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RESOLUTION NO. 961271

 

Honoring the Cabot Westside Clinic on its 90th Anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, the Cabot Westside Clinic was founded in 1906 by eleven women who formed the St. Luke's Hospital Club which began as an open-air camp for sick children; and

 

WHEREAS, the mission of Cabot Westside Clinic is to provide comprehensive primary health care, preventive health education and social welfare services to residents of the Westside and Hispanics of the Greater Kansas City area in a culturally and linguistically sensitive manner; and

 

WHEREAS, Cabot Westside Clinic provided medical and dental services to 3,932 persons who made 11,947 visits in 1995. This represents a twelve percent increase from 1994. At Cabot Westside Clinic, eighty-two percent of the people cared for were women and children under 17. Eighty-six percent of our clients are Hispanic and monolingual; and

 

WHEREAS, Cabot's dental program provided comprehensive oral health care, ranging from cleaning teeth to making dentures for 1,302 patients during 1995; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby extend to Cabot Westside Clinic their most heartfelt congratulations on its 90th Anniversary; 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 Marco Listrom, Board President, David Reese, Executive Director, Hope Zapien, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Hilda Fuentes-Brown, Director of Development, BeaMarie Mejia Mayer, Second Vice-President, with the best wishes of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City.

 

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