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Mayoral Proclamation - Because We Care Day - 04.05.2017


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  • WHEREAS, Thousands of Veterans of America‚Äôs Armed Forces have served this nation in times of peace and war, and in so doing have thereby assured the safety and prosperity of all Americans; and

  • WHEREAS, Annually more than a million Veterans nationwide enter Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities for medical care; and

  • WHEREAS, These hospitalized Veterans, who yet bear the physical and emotional scars of war, have most surely earned our gratitude for the many personal sacrifices they have made on our behalf; and

  • WHEREAS, The Veterans Organization, which is proudly known to our city as AMVETS, generously contributes time and effort to the welfare of all Veterans and urges all Americans to remember those hospitalized men and women on this day and throughout the year; and

  • WHEREAS, We wish to express our gratitude and sincere appreciation for the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim Wednesday, April 5, 2017 to be Because We Care Day in the City of Fargo, North Dakota and call upon all our citizens to pay tribute to hospitalized Veterans on this day and each day of the year.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 8th day of
    March, 2017