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File #: 0234X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2018 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To commemorate the accomplishments of Sergeant Christopher Smith-Hughes and to congratulate him on being named a 2018 Health Hero Award winner
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson

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To commemorate the accomplishments of Sergeant Christopher Smith-Hughes and to congratulate him on being named a 2018 Health Hero Award winner

 

 

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WHEREAS, Sgt. Christopher Smith-Hughes was born and grew up in Columbus, where he graduated from The Ohio State University and became a member of the Columbus Division of Police; and

 

WHEREAS, Sgt. Smith-Hughes cares deeply for this city and has shown his love for Columbus in many facets; and

 

WHEREAS, Over the years he has helped the youth of this city by serving as a volunteer basketball coach, being a participant of many recreation center programs, and creating the Columbus Police Basketball Bulldogs; and

 

WHEREAS, He has stated that his mission in life is to “Do Justice, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly” while inspiring the youth of Columbus and fellow adults to live a healthy, active, drug-free lifestyle; and

 

WHEREAS, Due to his immense service to the community the National African American Male Wellness Walk Initiative has selected to honor Sgt. Smith-Hughes as one of eight award recipients based on his contributions to advancing health and wellness in Columbus; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this council hereby commemorates the accomplishments of Sgt. Christopher Smith-Hughes, and congratulates him on receiving the 2018 Health Hero Award