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File #: 18-6018    Version: 1 Name: FORD HEIGHTS COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/26/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION FORD HEIGHTS COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization was founded June 13th, 1968, by its founders Evelyn L. Fields, H.P. Davis Rockwell, and Luvert Listenbee: and WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization was established to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged and to assist others in a time of crisis; and WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Organization has survived challenges brought on by economic downturns, increasing regulations and a continually changing human services environment while providing services and leadership to thousands of individual and families; and WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization has been a cornerstone entity within Ford Heights, Illinois through these 50 years; and has branched out to service south suburban Cook County during its continually growing business; and WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization has set the standard for p...
Sponsors: DEBORAH SIMS, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, EDWARD M. MOODY, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

FORD HEIGHTS COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION

WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization was founded June 13th, 1968, by its founders Evelyn L. Fields, H.P. Davis Rockwell, and Luvert Listenbee: and

WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization was established to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged and to assist others in a time of crisis; and

WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Organization has survived challenges brought on by economic downturns, increasing regulations and a continually changing human services environment while providing services and leadership to thousands of individual and families; and

WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization has been a cornerstone entity within Ford Heights, Illinois through these 50 years; and has branched out to service south suburban Cook County during its continually growing business; and

WHEREAS, The Ford Heights Community Service Organization has set the standard for providing human services, along with comprehensive supportive services, through innovation, outstanding client service and continual focus on those greatest in need; and

WHEREAS, everyone has a role to play in making families successful and helping communities thrive, including neighborhood organizations, businesses, nonprofit agencies, policymakers, and of course, individuals and families themselves; and

WHEREAS, with the assistance and resources of agencies and organizations such as The Ford Heights Community Service Organization, we can create a better future for all of the south suburban Cook County residents; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Members of the Board of Commissioners, on behalf of more than 5 million residents of Cook County, do hereby proclaim Saturday, November 10, 2018 as Ford Heights Community Service Organization Day Celebrating 50 years of Servicing and Enriching Lives and commit this observance to the people of Cook County.
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