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File #: 0214X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2018 In control: Page
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: To commemorate Thirty-One Gifts, LLC for celebrating 15 years of empowering women and to recognize their outstanding commitment to service in the community
Sponsors: Jaiza Page, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Michael Stinziano, Shannon G. Hardin

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To commemorate Thirty-One Gifts, LLC for celebrating 15 years of empowering women and to recognize their outstanding commitment to service in the community

 

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WHEREAS, Since 2003, Thirty-One has been on a mission to celebrate, encourage and reward women for who they are, while also creating an opportunity for individuals to operate their own business; and

 

WHEREAS, Thirty-One was founded by Cindy Monroe in her basement in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  In 2008, Thirty-One relocated from Tennessee to Johnstown, Ohio. After quickly outgrowing that space, in 2010, the home office moved to Easton Towne Center of Columbus, OH; and

 

WHEREAS, Since 2012, the Thirty-One Gifts’ foundation “Thirty-One Gives,” has donated $100 million dollars in product and cash to charitable organizations that share their mission; and

 

WHEREAS, In 2014, Thirty-One was named the No. 1 fastest-growing woman-owned company in the world by the Women Presidents' Organization. They also received the Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2017, which recognizes Consultants who have achieved $1 million in career sales or who have recruited and qualified 250 or more new Consultants; now, therefore

 

WHEREAS, On July 21-23, Thirty-One will celebrate its 2018 National Conference in downtown Columbus and encourage thousands of women through their mission; and

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That this Council does hereby recognize Thirty-One Gifts for celebrating 15 years and their outstanding commitment to service in the community.