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WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS tonight, four Cherry Hill residents, Rev. Edwin A. Martinez, Marilyn Martínez, Robert Milner, and Eddie Rosado, are being recognized for their dedication to improving the quality of life of Hispanics and all residents of Camden County; and
WHEREAS Cherry Hill resident Marilyn Martínez serves the greater Camden County community in numerous ways, most notably as Superintendent of the Pennsauken School District, where she serves approximately 5,600 students and their families, and has held various positions throughout her tenure that have helped transform lives across local, county and state boundaries; and
WHEREAS Ms. Martínez continues striving to fulfill her life mission of making school a positive and successful experience for all children; and
WHEREAS September 15 to October 15, 2012, is nationally recognized at Hispanic Heritage Month, and it is fitting that we recognize those who have had a lasting impact on the community; and
WHEREAS Mayor Cahn and Township Council are honored to recognize Ms. Martínez and the rest of tonight’s honorees, for their exemplary efforts as leaders of our community. NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby proclaim Friday, October 12, 2012, as
Prominent HispanicMarilyn Martínez Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in recognizing Marilyn Martínez for her dedication and lifelong commitment to improving the lives of Camden County’s Hispanic population, and our entire community.
_____________________________Chuck CahnMayorOctober 12, 2012