FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2015
Public invited to attend City’s Inauguration Ceremony
Official swearing-in ceremony for 2015-2019 Mayor and City Council
The City of Kansas City, Missouri is pleased to invite the public to attend Kansas City’s Inauguration Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2015 at the historic Gem Theater. The Inauguration Ceremony will mark the official swearing-in of the 2015-2019 Mayor and City Council, as well as the first Legislative Session for the Council’s 2015-2019 term.
What: Kansas City’s Inauguration Ceremony
When: Aug. 1, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Gem Theater, 1601 E. 18th St.
Who: Mayor Sly James and members of Kansas City’s 2015-2019 City Council
Members of the public who are unable to attend the Inauguration Ceremony may view the proceedings on Channel 2 or online at kcmo.gov. The 2015-2019 term will be the second term for Mayor James; Kansas City’s 12-person council is comprised of three returning members and nine new members.
Following the ceremony, Mayor Sly James encourages residents to explore and experience Kansas City’s historic 18th and Vine Jazz District. Mayor Sly James will kick-off the 2015 Heart of America Hot Dog Festival at 11:30 a.m. with an official opening ceremony. The festival will take place at 1616 E. 18th Street; proceeds from the festival will support the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
Media inquiries should be directed to City Communications Director, Chris Hernandez, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 816-513-3474.