VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOKPRIVATE
WHEREAS, Albemarle County is committed to promoting reading, writing, and storytelling within and outside its borders; and
WHEREAS, our devotion to literacy and our support of literature has attracted over 1,000 writers and tens of thousands of readers to our VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK; and
WHEREAS, the VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK celebrates the power of books and publishing; and
WHEREAS, businesses, cultural and civic organizations, and individuals have contributed to the ongoing success of the VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK; and
WHEREAS, the citizens of the County of Albemarle and Virginia, and the world, have made the VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK the best book festival in the country;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kenneth C. Boyd, Chairman, on behalf of the Albemarle Board of County Supervisors, do hereby proclaim Wednesday, March 21, 2007 through Sunday, March 25, 2007 as the Thirteenth Annual
VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK
and encourage community members to participate fully in the wide range of available events and activities.
Signed and sealed this 7th day of March, 2007.
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