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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
11 a.m. CDT, March 10, 2009
Mayor Proclaims Girl Scout Week
(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : On Sunday, March 8, Mayor Bob Wasson issued a proclamation designating March 8-15, 2009 as Girl Scout Week in Sedalia.
Text of Proclamation
WHEREAS, the week of March 8-15, 2009, marks National Girl Scout Week to observe the contributions of the Girl Scouts, founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low in Savannah, Georgia, and now the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to the education and empowerment of girls; and
WHEREAS, the year 2009 marks the 97th Anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the USA and the 54th Anniversary of the Girls Scouts-Heart of Missouri Council, which includes in its 18-county service area the County of Pettis and City of Sedalia; and
WHEREAS, throughout its long and distinguished history, Girl Scouting has inspired millions of girls with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service so that they may become happy and resourceful citizens; and
WHEREAS, through Girl Scouting girls grow strong, gain self-confidence and skills for success, and learn their duty to the world around them; and
WHEREAS, Girl Scouting takes an active role in increasing the interest and skill levels of today’s youth in math, science, and technology to fulfill our country’s economic needs,
Now Therefore I, Bob Wasson, Mayor of the City of Sedalia, Missouri, do hereby proclaim the week of March 8-15, 2009 as “Girl Scout Week” in the City of Sedalia and thus, do urge the citizens of Sedalia to support Girl Scouts in their endeavors.
Mayor Bob Wasson signs the Girl Scout Week proclamation. The Mayor is surrounded by local Girl Scouts at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Sedalia.
Photo Credit : Randy Kirby
Photo Date : 03/08/2009
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