WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS Thanksgiving is a time for embracing and appreciating family, friends and community, and for giving thanks for the many blessings and gifts that we have been granted; and
WHEREAS tonight, the Cherry Hill community has come together to celebrate our collective good fortune, during an interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service at the Catholic Community of Christ Our Light; and
WHEREAS at this very special time of year, it is important that we come together as one to unite in prayer and fellowship, to reflect back on the past year, and to look ahead to the year to come; and
WHEREAS the Mayor and Council wish to thank the singers, congregants, and clergy who have helped to plan such a beautiful event, particularly the members of the Cherry Hill Religious Leaders Coalition, whose vision for this service has created a beautiful tradition around which we all can unite; and
WHEREAS Cherry Hill Township is honored to be a part of tonight’s ceremony and celebration, which shows us how truly fortunate we are, and how thankful we all should be for the lives we enjoy.
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 join in celebrating
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in giving thanks for the countless gifts and blessings that have been bestowed upon our community this holiday season, and that we continue to enjoy all year long.
November 26, 2013