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File #: 0215X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/11/2019 In control: Remy
On agenda: 7/15/2019 Final action: 7/17/2019
Title: To recognize and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. Stephen’s Community House in the City of Columbus
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To recognize and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. Stephen’s Community House in the City of Columbus

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WHEREAS, St. Stephen’s Community House, founded by Bishop James Hartley and located at 1500 East 17th Avenue, is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2019; and

WHEREAS, the mission of St. Stephen’s Community House is to strengthen families by providing one-to-one or small group services, advocacy, family-focused events and after-school or summer programs to help young adults improve their job readiness and skills in their emotional and social interactions, academic testing, and work experiences ; and

WHEREAS, St. Stephen’s Community House envisions a Linden, Ohio community where every person has the opportunity to experience a satisfying, fulfilling, and peaceful life because he or she is able to read, write, feed themselves and their family, and provide themselves and their children with a stable and safe living environment to have the means to continuously contribute to our economy and community; and

WHEREAS, St. Stephen’s Community House is committed to evolving with the needs of the Linden community and providing a peaceful place for families to learn and flourish. St. Stephen’s Community House provides excellent and innovative instruction in a welcoming and peaceful environment in order to strengthen and build families, as well as communities; and

WHEREAS, St. Stephen’s Community House has served more than 20,000 individuals in the Linden community, and has hundreds of dedicated volunteers and partnerships with 17 organizations; and

WHEREAS, Columbus City Council is thankful for the impactful work of St. Stephen’s Community House, as we recognize the importance of providing residents of Columbus with options on how to empower themselves; now, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. Stephen’s Community House in the City of Colu...

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