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File #: 0088X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2017 In control: Klein
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To Congratulate Independence High School for Receiving the 2017 George Meany Youth Services Award
Sponsors: Zach M. Klein, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson

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To Congratulate Independence High School for Receiving the 2017 George Meany Youth Services Award

 

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WHEREAS, The George Meany Awards Banquet, the largest labor recognition of its kind in the country is a night for the Central Ohio AFL-CIO and the United Way Community Services Department to recognize local business and labor leaders who have given outstanding volunteer service to the community; and

 

WHEREAS, The George Meany Award, named after the late George Meany, former President of the national AFL-CIO, is presented by the Central Ohio AFL-CIO to a labor person for outstanding leadership and support of health, welfare and recreation services to the Central Ohio Community; and

 

WHEREAS, the staff and students at Independence High School have an extraordinary culture of service visible within and beyond the school walls which has touched neighbors, families, and the community; and

 

WHEREAS, this year’s recipient, Independence High School, has donated to the food pantry, tutored younger children at Liberty Elementary School, collected nearly 100 coats for the Far East Side “Joseph’s coat” organization, and have consistently participated in ALS and Breast Cancer walks; therefore,

 

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That this Council does hereby congratulate Independence High School, the recipient of the 2017 George Meany Youth Services Award, whose leadership and voluntary commitment have made Columbus the best place to live, work, and raise a family.