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04/17/2018 04Aii Barbershop Harmony in Yakima Day ProclamationBUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDASTATEMENT 1 Item No. A.ii. For Meeting of: April 17, 2018 ITEM TITLE: Barbershop Harmony in Yakima Day proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Cally Price, Assistant to the City Manager SUMMARY EXPLANATION: David Ramsey -Warner Director, Barbershop Harmony Yakima to accept ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description d Barbershop Harmony proclamation Upload Date 4/5/2018 Type Cover Memo 2 CM(' TAKiMA PRo cLA MA 7100 PWFEREAS, Barbershop .7farmony Yakima has brought harmony to the Yakima valley for 67 years, and ZLIEISEAS, the a(G-mace barbershop chorus features appro.(imately 20 singers between the ages of 16 and 88 that harmonize big band, swing, and even some pop and rock "n" roll songs; and ZLIEISEAS, Barbershop .7farmony Yakima has been entertaining people and bringing outside performers to expose local audiences to this American art form; and ZLIEISEAS, the fationa(Bar6ershop .7farmony Society (also known as the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America) was started onApri(11, 1938 and is dedicated to the ideal of spreading this unique(yAmerican art form across the country and around the world,• and ZLEREAS, it is known that bringing men (and their families) together fosters brotherhood and peace, WOW,ZffE12EEO12E, 1, Kathy Coffey, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on behalf of the Yakima City Council, do hereby proclaim Apri(21, 2018 as OAVERVIO JfAVIoYY INTA.7(IMA DAT and encourage residents to continue to strive to bring music and harmony to men, women and children of all ages. Dated this 17th day of April, 2018 Kathy Coffey, Mayor