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File #: 0103X-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2021 In control: Favor
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To Recognize June 14th as 614 Day in the City of Columbus
Sponsors: Shayla Favor, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize June 14th as 614 Day in the City of Columbus

 

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WHEREAS, 614 Day is reflective of the date that matches our beloved city’s 614 area code, and is a special time that we reflect, respect, and honor all that makes the city of Columbus unique.

 

WHEREAS, The City-Wide 614 Day was brought to Columbus June 14th by Yohannan Terrell and Warhol & WALL ST. The following year Timothy Wolfe Star joined the team and 614 Day grew, and continues to grow. 

 

WHEREAS, 614 Day happens every June 14th and is a day where we celebrate Columbus, OH and the great things that come out the capital city, from the people, the food, the local businesses, to the music, the art, and community

 

WHEREAS, 614 Day is a day where we wear our favorite Columbus T-Shirt, we eat local, we drink local, we buy local, we support local and we show our pride in our local community

 

WHEREAS, 614 day provides residents from all over the city of Columbus an opportunity to observe our city’s strong relationship with our local business and neighborhoods, and to show our appreciation of their support.

 

WHEREAS, 2020 proved to be the most challenging year in generations, and we continue to return to a sense of normalcy;

 

WHEREAS, Columbus has united to heal and move forward together. And this year’s celebration is about honoring the perseverance of the city, and celebrating the passion to move forward better that before the pandemic.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby recognize June 14th as 614 Day in the City of Columbus