WHEREAS, on Veteran's Day our Nation comes together to honor our veterans and commemorate the legacy of profound service and sacrifice they have upheld in pursuit of a more perfect Union; and
WHEREAS, through their steadfast defense of America's ideals, our service members have ensured our country still stands strong, our founding principles still shine, and nations around the world know the blessings of freedom; and
WHEREAS, the selflessness of our service members is unmatched, and they remind us that there are a few things more fundamentally American than doing our utmost to make a difference in the lives of others; and
WHEREAS, just as our veterans stood watch on freedom's frontier, so have they safeguarded the prosperity of our nation in our neighborhoods, businesses, and our homes; and
WHEREAS, serving as teachers and engineers, parents, and local government employees, these patriots have made contributions to civilian life that serve as a testament to their dedication to the welfare of our country; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the City of Hartwell designates the week of November 3 through November 10, 2014 as "Veteran's Week" and recognize all veterans of Hartwell and all of Hart County by presenting this proclamation to the American Legion Post 109.
NOW THEREFORE, LET IT BE PROCLAIMED by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hartwell that all citizens observe Veteran's Day on November 11, 2014 with appropriate ceremonies in honor of those who have served to preserve the principles of Justice, Freedom and Democracy.
Proclaimed this 28th day of October, 2014.
ORIGINAL DOCUMENT AT POST 109
Brandon Johnson, Mayor
CITY OF HARTWELL, GEORGIA