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Legislation #: 170710 Introduction Date: 9/21/2017
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHIELDS, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, REED, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., HALL, TAYLOR, LUCAS AND FOWLER
Title: Recognizing Kansas City Young Matrons’ 100 years of service.

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9/19/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/21/2017 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 170710

 

Recognizing Kansas City Young Matrons’ 100 years of service.

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Young Matrons were organized by Carolyn Farwell Fuller on September 14, 1917, as an organization focused on the charitable, social and educational interests of married women; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Young Matrons have dedicated 100 years encouraging social, educational and personal relationships and to identify needed services to provide a positive impact within the community; and

 

WHEREAS, the philanthropic activities of the Kansas City Young Matrons have included sewing and making layettes for babies of servicemen during World War II, assisting with finding homes for orphan children, purchasing two mobile stretchers for General Hospital, assisting unemployed persons with employment services, fixing up and maintaining a room at the Girls’ Hotel and sewing gowns for local hospitals; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Matrons have partnered in service with more than 30 organizations and host their bi-annual Magic Ball with proceeds benefitting one of their community partners; and

 

WHEREAS, the contributions of the Kansas City Young Matrons continues to positively impact the Kansas City community; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize Kansas City Young Matrons’ 100 years of service; 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 the Kansas City Young Matrons with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for their many years of community service.

 

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