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110th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. RES. 962

Congratulating the city of Inglewood, California on its 100th anniversary and commending the city for its growth and resilience.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 6, 2008

Ms. Waters submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


RESOLUTION

Congratulating the city of Inglewood, California on its 100th anniversary and commending the city for its growth and resilience.

Whereas the city of Inglewood is proud to celebrate its 100th anniversary as an incorporated city;

Whereas the centennial is a milestone reflecting hard work and accomplishment made possible by a dedicated community;

Whereas over the years, the city of Inglewood has grown and flourished from what was once considered a sleepy settlers’ town into a thriving and vibrant metropolitan community with booming business and a demonstrated commitment to providing public services and community outreach, supporting economic development, and providing housing to the community;

Whereas this proud city, and the community members and staff who support it, proudly accept the challenge to better and grow a thriving city;

Whereas in light of the theme “Cherishing our Past, Embracing our Future”, the city of Inglewood envisions a centennial that celebrates Inglewood’s rich legacy and provides opportunities for the community to come together, and to learn and appreciate the city’s magnificent heritage;

Whereas the city also looks forward to welcoming another 100 years of success through community spirit, unity, and dedication;

Whereas the centennial will be the biggest celebration Inglewood has held since the year of incorporation in 1908, at which time the population was 1,200;

Whereas today, Inglewood continues to grow with a population of 120,000 and over 11,000 businesses; and

Whereas the city appreciates and is grateful for the positive and dynamic elements of the community including residents, students, artists, educational institutions, businesses, community service organizations, houses of worship, and neighborhood associations who have helped make Inglewood the “City of Champions”: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the United States House of Representatives congratulates the City of Inglewood, California on its 100th anniversary and commends the city for its growth and resilience.