WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy individuals; and
WHEREAS today, friends, family, and community members have gathered together to honor United States Army Specialist Francesca “Chessie” Vollaro, who recently returned from her deployment in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; and
WHEREAS Specialist Vollaro, a valuable member of the Cherry Hill community, has honorably served and defended our great nation since she joined the U.S. Army after her graduation from high school; and
WHEREAS Specialist Vollaro is also an avid dirt biker and hunter, and she enjoys hunting with her mother, Andrea; her father, Jim; her brother, Jimmy; and her grandfather; and
WHEREAS throughout the history of the United States, American veterans like Specialist Vollaro have served with honor in the most difficult circumstances, and for that, they deserve our deepest appreciation and respect; and
WHEREAS the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township are proud and pleased to join friends, family members, and the entire Cherry Hill community as we celebrate and welcome home Specialist Francesca Vollaro.
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 Sunday, July 7, 2013, as
Spc. Francesca “Chessie” Vollaro Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in welcoming Specialist Vollaro home, thanking her for her service to our nation, and wishing her health and safety as she continues defending our country, both at home and abroad.
July 7, 2013