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Legislation #: 951340 Introduction Date: 9/28/1995
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 9/28/1995
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Congratulating Marion Woodward, Ms. Black Missouri crowned National Ms. Black USA Metroplex 1995-96.

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9/28/1995

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9/28/1995

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RESOLUTION NO. 951340

 

Congratulating Marion Woodward, Ms. Black Missouri crowned National Ms. Black USA Metroplex 1995-96.

 

WHEREAS, Marian Woodward, the reigning Ms. Black Missouri Metroplex was crowned National Ms. Black USA Metroplex 1995-96 in Houston, Texas, September 2nd at the Heinen Theatre and will represent African American women around the country. She is a thirty-one (31) year old native of Missouri and a student at Penn Valley Community College, maintaining a 4.0 GPA; and

 

WHEREAS, Marian Woodward competed against nine other contestants from Texas, Connecticut, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oklahoma and Tennessee. The first runner-up is Valecia Brooks, Ms. Black Florida, and the second runner-up is Parlisha Williams, Ms. Black Texas; and

 

WHEREAS, Marian's platform is Literacy. She feels that winning the title compliments her purpose of encouraging our youth to stay in school and to resist drugs and crime. She continues to encourage all people to reach and fulfill their dreams; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Marion Woodward for winning the Ms. Black USA pageant; 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 Marion Woodward congratulating her on winning the Ms. Black USA pageant and her commitment to youth and all people to reach and fulfill their dreams.

 

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