Scouting for Food Week Proclamation

October 18, 2009

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Hunger remains a pervasive intrusion on the quality of life for millions of Americans; and

WHEREAS, Hunger is a problem we can do something about by working together; and

WHEREAS, For more than 90 years the Boy Scouts of America has been an organization committed to community service; and

WHEREAS, The Scouting program instills the positive values of citizenship, ethical decision making, leadership and helping other people as outlined by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law; and

WHEREAS, The Sioux Council of the Boy Scouts of America and its corps of dedicated Scouts and volunteer leaders will coordinate with other groups to conduct a Scouting for Food on October 24, 2009, in this community and throughout the country in a positive example of its longstanding commitment to service of direct benefit to the less fortunate among us.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK LUDOLPH, ACTING MAYOR OF THE CITY OF SLAYTON IN THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM THE PERIOD OF OCTOBER 18, 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 24, 2009, AS:

“SCOUTING FOR FOOD” WEEK

IN THE CITY OF SLAYTON.  I URGE MY FELLOW RESIDENTS TO JOIN ME IN EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE OF AN APPRECIATIVE COMMUNITY, AND ASK THAT EACH OF US CONTRIBUTE AS BEST WE CAN TO THIS WORTHWHILE ENDEAVOR.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the official seal of the City of Slayton this 5th day of October, 2009

CHUCK LUDOLPH
MAYOR

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