A PROCLAMATION TO DESIGNATE AUGUST 13-19, 2006 AS FIRE & RESCUE APPRECIATION WEEK IN FAUQUIER COUNTY
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 52 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 urges 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 August 2006, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby designate the week of August 13–19, 2006, as Fire & Rescue Appreciation Week in Fauquier County.
Raymond E. Graham
Chairman of the Board