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File #: 0150X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2019 In control: Tyson
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/9/2019
Title: To congratulate the Columbus Section of the National Council of Negro Women on the occasion of hosting the Quarterly Ohio State Coalition Meeting and 45th Annual Bethune Height Recognition Awards Luncheon and to recognize NCNW for the significant contributions it has made to the local Community.
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Shannon G. Hardin

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To congratulate the Columbus Section of the National Council of Negro Women on the occasion of hosting the Quarterly Ohio State Coalition Meeting and 45th Annual Bethune Height Recognition Awards Luncheon and to recognize NCNW for the significant contributions it has made to the local Community.

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WHEREAS, the mission of the National Council of Negro Women seeks to advance opportunities aimed at improving the quality of life for African American women, families and communities; and

WHEREAS, the NCNW, founded by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, a child of slave parents who went on to become one of America’s most renown distinguished educator’s and government consultant’s; and

WHEREAS, NCNW benefitted from the steady leadership of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height, a Civil Rights Movement icon who served as its National President for more than four decades; and

WHEREAS, the Columbus Section of the NCNW supports the mission of the NCNW by adopting local schools; providing leadership development sessions to adolescent females; giving food baskets and clothing to needy families and serving the homeless with their support of homeless shelters; and

WHEREAS, the Columbus Section will host the quarterly Ohio State Coalition Meeting and 45th Annual Bethune Height Recognition Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Creekside Conference and Event Center located at 101 Mill Street, Suite 300, Gahanna, Ohio 43230; and

WHEREAS, the theme for the 45th Annual Bethune Height Recognition Awards Luncheon, “It’s Our Time,” will contain a keynote address from NCNW Executive Committee National Bethune Height Recognition Program Co-Chair, Ms. Johnnie Walker - continuing the Columbus Section's tradition of outreach and extending the legacies of both Dr. Bethune and Dr. Height who had a shared believe in the concept of “Living and Serving” now therefore,

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

That this Council does hereby congratulate the Col...

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