Charlottesville/Albemarle Senior Independence Day

 

WHEREAS, we are ever mindful that our nation is built on the wisdom, talents, and hard work of those who were born before us;

 

WHEREAS, we acknowledge with gratitude their contributions to those great gifts of peace and prosperity which we now enjoy;

 

WHEREAS, as a society fortified by independence, our aim is to nurture those who are younger and follow the example of those whose years exceed ours; and

 

WHEREAS, our older citizens have worked long and hard to ensure that our lives are better, and our community acknowledges and supports their right to live independently and actively into their later years.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ann H. Mallek, Chair, on behalf of the Albemarle Board of County Supervisors, do hereby proclaim

 

May 28, 2010

Charlottesville/Albemarle Senior Independence Day

 

and call upon all of our citizens to serve one another and the common good by celebrating this day going forward.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 12th day of May, 2010.

 

 

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