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Mayoral Proclamation - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - 06.19.2015

06/19/2015

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  • WHEREAS, Fargo’s Seniors are valued members of society and it is our collective responsibility to ensure they live safely and with dignity; and

  • WHEREAS, Abuse of older people is a tragedy inflicted on vulnerable seniors and an ever-increasing problem in today’s society that crosses all socio-economic boundaries; and

  • WHEREAS, Combating abuse of older people will help improve the quality of life for all seniors across this country and will allow seniors to continue to live as independently as possible and contribute to the life and vibrancy of Fargo, North Dakota; and

  • WHEREAS, Fargo’s Seniors are guaranteed that they will be treated with respect and dignity to enable them to continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers, and important and active members of this community; and

  • WHEREAS, We are all responsible for building safer communities for Fargo’s Seniors; and

  • WHEREAS, The well-being of Fargo’s Seniors is in the interest of all and further adds to the well-being of Fargo.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim June 19, 2015 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in the City of Fargo, North Dakota and encourage all Fargo residents to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of Fargo’s Seniors.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 24th day of
    April, 2015.