KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 011135 Introduction Date: 8/2/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/2/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER RILEY AND COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER
Title: Congratulating "Voices of Swope" residential choir of the Swope Ridge Geriatric Center on their 10th anniversary.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/2/2001

Prepare to Introduce

8/2/2001

Adopted


View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
01-011135.PDF Other 135K Authenticated and addl documents

Printer Friendly Version

 

RESOLUTION NO. 011135

 

Congratulating Voices of Swope residential choir of the Swope Ridge Geriatric Center on their 10th anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, the residential choir at Swope Ridge Geriatric Center, better known as the Voices of Swope, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in August; and

 

WHEREAS, this gospel choir is a remarkable and unique group of residents that range in age from 60 to 103 years old from various religious and cultural backgrounds but have come together for one purpose which is to lift up the name of Jesus; and

 

WHEREAS, the choir began in the summer of 1991 with a group of residents sitting on the patio reminiscing and singing church songs and soon thereafter, a choir was formed; and

 

WHEREAS, the Voices of Swope have performed on Channel 20 Cable TV, sang at various nursing homes, churches and schools and featured with Opal Blankenship. Additionally, the choir performed at the first wedding ever held at the Swope Ridge Geriatric Center; and

 

WHEREAS, the Choirs theme song has been I Want Jesus to Walk With Me and through the hard times and goods times, the Voices of Swope have remained an inspiration to all with their faithfulness and dedication; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the Voices of Swope residential choir of the Swope Ridge Geriatric Center on their 10th 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 the Voices of Swope with the heartiest best wishes of the Mayor and Council for the dedication they have shown to their community and their faith.

 

___________________________________________________________________