Text: H.Res.962 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 110th Congress]
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[H. Res. 962 Introduced in House (IH)]

  2d Session
H. RES. 962

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



                            February 6, 2008

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



     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 
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.