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File #: 0386X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Nationwide Civic Action Program
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Nationwide Civic Action Program

 

 

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WHEREAS, Nationwide founded the Civic Action Program in 1978 as the nation’s first insurance grassroots program; and

 

WHEREAS, Nationwide’s Civic Action Program was founded with a mission to encourage associates, agents, and retirees to voluntarily participate in the political process; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2018, the program and its members held 26 voter registration events across the country to encourage voting in municipal, state, and federal elections for both Primary and General Elections; and

 

WHEREAS, every year, the Civic Action Program partners with Franklin County Board of Elections to provide precinct election officials with over 80 associates working the polls on Primary and General Election Day in 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, the efforts of the Civic Action Program have had a profound impact on encouraging and increasing the civic participation of Central Ohio residents in the governmental process; now, therefore

 

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

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the successful legacy of the Nationwide Civic Action Program and thanks both Nationwide and the program for their contributions to the City of Columbus and the populations that they serve.