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File #: 14-5269    Version: 1 Name: ZHOU B ARTS CENTER ANNIVERSARY GALA
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/8/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION ZHOU B ARTS CENTER ANNIVERSARY GALA WHEREAS, on October 16, 2014, the Zhou B Arts Center in Bridgeport will celebrate its 10th Anniversary as a renowned cultural attraction on Chicago's South Side; and WHEREAS, brothers DaHuang and ShanZuo Zhou opened the Center in 2004 with the goal of creating an art community that empowers and mentors emerging artists; and WHEREAS, true to their vision, the Zhou Brothers have launched and nurtured the artistic careers of many talented artists from all over the world; and WHEREAS, the Zhou B Arts Center has been home to a prestigious line of artists, exhibitions, galleries, and special events, and has been embraced by the Bridgeport community for inspiring a renewed interest in the arts; and WHEREAS, in recognition of the 10 year milestone, the Zhou Brothers will open a solo exhibit, entitled "Feeling is Liberty," as part of the Gala celebration; and WHEREAS, over the years and throughout many change...
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
 
ZHOU B ARTS CENTER ANNIVERSARY GALA      
 
WHEREAS, on October 16, 2014, the Zhou B Arts Center in Bridgeport will celebrate its 10th Anniversary as a renowned cultural attraction on Chicago's South Side; and
 
WHEREAS, brothers DaHuang and ShanZuo Zhou opened the Center in 2004 with the goal of creating an art community that empowers and mentors emerging artists; and
 
WHEREAS, true to their vision, the Zhou Brothers have launched and nurtured the artistic careers of many talented artists from all over the world; and
 
WHEREAS, the Zhou B Arts Center has been home to a prestigious line of artists, exhibitions, galleries, and special events, and has been embraced by the Bridgeport community for inspiring a renewed interest in the arts; and
 
WHEREAS, in recognition of the 10 year milestone, the Zhou Brothers will open a solo exhibit, entitled "Feeling is Liberty," as part of the Gala celebration; and
 
WHEREAS, over the years and throughout many changes in the past decade since their arrival, the Zhou B Arts Center has proven to be a highly respected and valued cultural institution, dedicated to its principles, faithful to its vision, and greatly valued for its positive impact on the neighborhood of Bridgeport and all of Chicago.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County does hereby offer due tribute to the staff, artists, volunteers, and to DaHuang and ShanZuo Zhou on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary Celebration, and tenders this expression of gratitude to them for their outstanding work and generous support of their community; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this text be spread upon the Official Proceedings of this Honorable Body, and a suitable copy of same be tendered to DaHuang and ShanZuo Zhou in commemoration of this occasion and in grateful acknowledgment of the role they have played in bringing an appreciation of the arts to all segments of the community.
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