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11/19/2019 04Aii Downtown Rotary Club 100th Anniversary Proclamation a\'4\lyy bxk ik 1 "" PPd +� PPP d g. P A ka, s' lii it tYlltYlA.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No.A.ii. For Meeting of: November 19, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Downtown Rotary Club 100th anniversary proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Cally Price,Assistant to the City Manager SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Eric Silvers to accept proclamation. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type D ota 100 h pr 11/13/2019 r Me o 2 CITY ocF 'YAKENO n,OCCA5Pift7VOW 'WIPE AS, the first Rotary ChB started the vision of one man, tPaul.7rarris, with the formation of the first Rotary ChB in Chicago, Illinois on Tebruary 23, 1905 so that professionals with diverse Backgrounds could exchange ideas andform meaningful; lifelong friendships; and WIPE AS, Rotary International endures today through an international organization on six continents with overl.2 million Rotarians worldwide and35,000 plus dugs; and WIPE AS, the Yakima Rotary Cluh was charteredin December1, 1919 sponsored by dug number4, the Seattle Rotary(lug, starting with 25 members and has grown to over 354 active and honorary members today with a shared vision as a diverse leadership group of men and women committed to improving the lives of those who live in the Yakima Valley and the WorldCommunity through Service above Self and WIPE AS, the Yakima Rotary Cluh's first community service project was to have proper street signs put up so people would not get lost in the city of Yakima and on an annual basis continues through support of projects and programs that meet the needs of children's health, literacy, hunger, quality of life improvements to our parks andpuBlic spaces; and WIPE AS, on an annual oasis the Yakima Rotary Chid awards$87,000 in Vocational'andf?cademic Scholarships to area students to fulfill their higher education goals; and 'WI-PER,EAS, service extends on agloBalleverto partner with other Rotary duos throughout the worldto eradicate polio; and WIPE AS, on December 1, 2019 the Yakima Rotary Club celebrates 100 years of Service above Self marking this monumental occasion with the opening of the YMCA Yakima Rotary Aquatic Center contributed by localRotary Clubs and their members, anda new playground and picnic shelter at Martin Luther King,Sr. Park and NOW, HERETO fl, I Kathy Coffey, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on Behalf of the Yakima City Council;do hereby proclaim that we celeBrate the Yakima Rotary CIuB and the accomplishments and contriButions it has made to improve the lives of our Yakima community members and the world, By proclaiming DecemBer as arra CEiicBMTIOW O F TAKER/4 R.ortAKY ScRvICcEABOVE SfLT g1o9Vrar and encourage all citizens of Yakima to learn more and participate in great community service clubs like Rotary in the Yakima area. Dated this 19t day ofNovemBer, 2019 Kathy Coffey, s4layor