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Record #: R2018-471   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 5/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/25/2018
Title: Congratulations extended to Chuck Bowers on 101st birthday
Sponsors: Sposato, Nicholas
Attachments: 1. R2018-471.pdf




WHEREAS, Chuck Bowers celebrated his 101st Birthday on April 16, 2018; and


WHEREAS, Chuck was born in 1916 when Woodrow Wilson was President, we entered World War I and when the cars of the time were the King Model EE and the Interstate Model T. Van; and


WHEREAS, Chuck has lived in various places, among them Indiana and Niles, Illinois, before moving to Autumn Green at Wright Campus Retirement Home six years ago with his wife, Jean where they currently reside; and


WHEREAS, Chuck is held in very high esteem at Autumn Green, known for his friendliness and always greeting his neighbors with a "Hi, Sweetheart!"; and


WHEREAS, Chuck Bowers is an interesting and respected man, who treats people well and can be counted on as a true friend; and


WHEREAS, Chuck is an electric train enthusiast, enjoys old time country and western music and even has a western belt buckle to match; and


WHEREAS, Chuck enjoys a good Guinness stout or a Beck's beer, a poker game, genuinely getting to know his friends over dinner and Bingo, and sharing stories with his friends; and


WHEREAS, Chuck and his wife Jean have traveled extensively, driving through the United States from one coast to the other, collecting coffee cups, of which he uses one every morning; and


WHEREAS, Chuck is wished continued good health to enjoy with his wife, Jean, and is thanked for his contributions to the community at Autumn Green;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and members of the City Council of the City of Chicago, gathered here in assembly this 23rd day of May 2018, A.D., do hereby express our gratitude and congratulate Chuck Bowers on this momentous milestone.

Nicholas Sposato Alderman, 38th Ward


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be prepared for
presentation to Chuck Bowers.
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