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BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 8
April 26, 2013
Resolutions adopted during the 2012 session by the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.

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CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT PREVENTION MONTH
BLUE RIBBON KICKOFF

WHEREAS, all children deserve to grow up in a nurturing environment, free from harm and fear. Whenever one child is abused or neglected, our entire community suffers; and

WHEREAS, the majority of child abuse cases stem from situations and conditions that are preventable in an engaged and supportive community; and

WHEREAS, building strong families is our greatest hope for preventing child abuse, by giving parents the skills and resources to succeed in caring for their children; and

WHEREAS, many organizations through the St. Louis Family and Community Partnership work daily to help support and strengthen families to better the lives of children, who are the future of St. Louis.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis pauses in its deliberations to strongly endorse April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and to encourage all residents and businesses throughout the City of St. Louis to join in dedicating themselves to the prevention of child abuse. We direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the Minutes of our Proceedings. We further direct the Clerk to prepare a commemorative copy of this Resolution to the end that it may be presented to St. Louis Family & Community Partnership on April 19, 2013 at the Blue Ribbon Kickoff Ceremony for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in Forest Park.

Introduced on the19th day of April, 2013 by:

Honorable Craig Schmid, Alderman 20th Ward
Honorable Lewis E. Reed, President of the Board of Aldermen
Honorable Christine Ingrassia, Alderwoman 6th Ward
Honorable Phyllis Young, Alderwoman 7th Ward
Honorable Kenneth A. Ortmann, Alderman 9th Ward
Honorable Larry Arnowitz, Alderman 12th Ward
Honorable Carol Howard, Alderwoman 14th Ward
Honorable Jennifer Florida, Alderwoman 15th Ward
Honorable Donna Baringer, Alderwoman 16th Ward
Honorable Marlene E. Davis, Alderwoman 19th Ward
Honorable Antonio D. French, Alderman 21st Ward
Honorable Jeffrey L. Boyd, Alderman 22nd Ward
Honorable Joseph Vaccaro, Alderman 23rd Ward
Honorable Shane Cohn, Alderman 25th Ward
Honorable Chris Carter, Alderman 27th Ward
Honorable Lyda Krewson, Alderwoman 28th Ward

Adopted this the 19th day of April, 2013 as attested by:

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David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

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Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen


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