|St. Louis City Resolution Number 28
April 26, 2013
|Resolutions adopted during the 2013 session by the St. Louis City
Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis
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Dorothy Louise Willis
WHEREAS, we have been apprised that Dorothy Louise Willis will be receiving a Un-Sung Heroine Award at the St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation's 10th Annual Salute to Women in Leadership on May 16, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Dorothy Willis was ten years old in 1943 when she boarded a train by herself from Mississippi to St. Louis to join her mother and has proudly remained an active member of her St. Louis community; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Willis earned her GED and worked for California Manufacturing Company for 45 years, at times laboring at two jobs to make it on her own; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Willis served on her children's PTA, the Neighborhood Block Unit, as superintendent of her Sunday School, on a Board of Planning for Wellston and as Prayer Leader and Bible study group leader.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize Dorothy Louise Willis and we wish her continued success, achievement and accomplishment and we further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honorees at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.
Introduced on the 26th day of April, 2013 by:
Honorable Marlene Davis, Alderman 19th Ward
Adopted this the 26th day of April, 2013 as attested by:
David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen
Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen
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