WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS today, June 22, 2013, Cherry Hill Township warmly welcomes the Newtown, Connecticut One-Eyed Cats Little League team into our community; and
WHEREAS here in Cherry Hill, youth baseball is a time-honored pastime enjoyed by families and friends from all over our area, and we are proud to cheer on the Newtown team as they face off against our Cherry Hill National Little League;
WHEREAS today, we also wish to send a message to the Newtown players, their coaches, and their entire community: You have been in our thoughts these past few months, and there will always be a place for you right here in Cherry Hill; and
WHEREAS today is not about winning or losing; rather, it is about bringing together two communities to demonstrate that true strength is and will also be found in unity.
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 Saturday, June 22, 2013 as
Newtown, Connecticut Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in welcoming the players, coaches and families from Newtown, Connecticut, into our community with open arms and warm hearts.
June 22, 2013