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File #: 0058X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2020 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To honor, recognize and congratulate John Chubb and the 5th Down Foundation on its First Annual Gala
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson

 

 

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To honor, recognize and congratulate John Chubb and the 5th Down Foundation on its First Annual Gala

 

 

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WHEREAS, John Chubb is President/CEO of the 5th Down Foundation, an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit community-based organization serving the central Ohio community; and

 

WHEREAS, The purpose of the 5th Down Foundation is to provide humanitarian aid to the homeless, assistance to the elderly, and outreach to people of all ages; and

 

WHEREAS, The 5th Down Foundation has embraced a strong focus on inner-city youth, encouraging teamwork through sports and community building activities to keep them off the streets and help them to become more productive citizens.; and

 

WHEREAS, The legends to be honored this year include, Tony Cupe, Bill “Dynamite” Douglas, William C. Hodge, John Johnson, Hilmer Kenty, Steven C. Scarver, Troy Speakman, John Summerall, Edward Williams, Lee Williams, and Forest Winchester; and

 

WHEREAS,  The 5th Down and its partners; Firefighters for Kids, Toys for Tots, Walmart and the Salvation Army have provided central Ohio families yearly with toys at Christmas; and 

 

WHEREAS, John Chubb, along with Corporate Sponsors and Volunteers have work tirelessly to ensure the Foundation’s goals are met each year, and for the last decade have done great things in the community in striving to improve the quality of life for the disadvantage and underserved in our community; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That we hereby honor, recognize, and congratulate John Chubb and the 5th Down Foundation for their outstanding service to the community.