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Legislation #: 090955 Introduction Date: 11/19/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 11/29/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CIRCO, FORD, GOTTSTEIN, MARCASON, SANDERS BROOK, SKAGGS, RILEY, JOLLY, JOHNSON, SHARP, CURLS, HERMANN AND FUNKHOUSER
Title: Welcoming the over 21,000 participants and chaperones of the National Catholic Youth Conference to Kansas City, Missouri.

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11/16/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/19/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090955

 

Welcoming the over 21,000 participants and chaperones of the National Catholic Youth Conference to Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, the 2009 National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) – “Christ Reigns” – will be sponsored by Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and will be held November 19 through November 21, 2009, at the Sprint Center and Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the Conference was made possible by the leadership of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas; the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph; and with the coordination of the Kansas City Convention & Visitors’ Association; the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department; the Kansas City, Missouri City Council; a top-notched planning committee and over 1,000 local volunteers from the Kansas City area; and

 

WHEREAS, the NCYC exists to promote Catholic unity and the awareness of social justice issues in Catholic youth across the nation, and to challenge teens to live to their fullest human potential as both believers and citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, this event is the largest single gathering of Catholic youth in the United States growing from 9,000 high school-aged participants and chaperones in 1993 to over 21,000 participants and chaperones in 2009; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome the National Catholic Youth Conference to Kansas City, Missouri; 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 Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in token of the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri for bringing this event to Kansas City.

 

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