PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION DESIGNATING THE WEEK OF AUGUST 3–9, 2008 AS FAUQUIER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE & RESCUE

APPRECIATION WEEK

WHEREAS, fighting fires is one of the most hazardous professions requiring physical strength, stamina, extensive training, courage and selfless concern for the welfare of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, firefighters throughout the State and nation have teamed up for the past 54 years with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in the fight against neuromuscular diseases; and

WHEREAS, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the families it serves are extremely grateful to the Fauquier County Firefighters for their support and dedication to “Fill the Boot” in the fight against neuromuscular diseases; and

WHEREAS, in honor of the efforts of the Fauquier County Firefighters, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is sponsoring Fauquier County Department of Fire & Rescue Appreciation Week and urge all citizens to join MDA in its tribute to the dedication and support we receive from our firefighters; now, therefore, be it

PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of July 2008, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby designate the week of August 3–9, 2008 as Fauquier County Department of Fire & Rescue Appreciation Week.

 

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            Chester W. Stribling
            Chairman of the Board

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