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File #: 14-4560    Version: 1 Name: Keep Chicago Beautiful Awards
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 8/5/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION KEEP CHICAGO BEAUTIFUL AWARDS WHEREAS, Keep Chicago Beautiful was founded in 1987 by a concerned group of leaders in the public and private sectors, who recognized a need for educating the public on the benefits of recycling, waste reduction, and anti-littering campaigns; and WHEREAS, from those humble beginnings inspired by the vision of its founders, Keep Chicago Beautiful has remained true to its mission of emphasizing education, community awareness, and working cooperatively to make Chicago a more healthy, prosperous, and beautiful place to live; and WHEREAS, over the course of its 27 years as an organization, Keep Chicago Beautiful has provided thousands of public and parochial school teachers with the tools and resources they need to educate their students on the benefits of litter prevention, waste reduction, community greening, and recycling; and WHEREAS, Keep Chicago Beautiful has been instrumental in launching effective recycling program...
Sponsors: JOHN P. DALEY, JERRY BUTLER, EARLEAN COLLINS, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, ELIZABETH "LIZ" DOODY GORMAN, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), EDWIN REYES, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

KEEP CHICAGO BEAUTIFUL AWARDS

WHEREAS, Keep Chicago Beautiful was founded in 1987 by a concerned group of leaders in the public and private sectors, who recognized a need for educating the public on the benefits of recycling, waste reduction, and anti-littering campaigns; and

WHEREAS, from those humble beginnings inspired by the vision of its founders, Keep Chicago Beautiful has remained true to its mission of emphasizing education, community awareness, and working cooperatively to make Chicago a more healthy, prosperous, and beautiful place to live; and

WHEREAS, over the course of its 27 years as an organization, Keep Chicago Beautiful has provided thousands of public and parochial school teachers with the tools and resources they need to educate their students on the benefits of litter prevention, waste reduction, community greening, and recycling; and

WHEREAS, Keep Chicago Beautiful has been instrumental in launching effective recycling programs at popular neighborhood festivals throughout Chicago, thereby diverting tons of waste that would otherwise be destined for landfills; and

WHEREAS, over the years and throughout many changes, Keep Chicago Beautiful has proven itself as a highly respected and effective community organization, dedicated to its principles, faithful to its vision, and greatly valued for its positive impact on the environment.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County does hereby offer due tribute to the staff and volunteers of Keep Chicago Beautiful, and tenders this expression of gratitude to its corporate partners for their generous support of the ongoing work to make Chicago one of the cleanest and greenest cities in the world; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County does hereby acknowledge the outstanding contributions of Exelon Corporation, winner of the 2014 Corporate Vision Award, Dow Chemical Company, winner ...

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