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, our community is proud to celebrate Cherry Hill resident Assunto “Agnes” Straub, on the occasion of her 100th birthday; and
WHEREAS a beloved, longtime resident of Cherry Hill, Agnes entered this world on Nov. 3, 2016, and has enjoyed a long and happy life; and
WHEREAS Agnes is a devout Catholic, and has spent many years as a volunteer for the Diocese of Camden, serving both her community, her church and God, and in turn, doing her part to make our world a brighter, happier place in which to live; and
WHEREAS a resident of Society Hill, Agnes was at one time a dog-walker for many of her neighbors within the condominium community, and volunteered a significant amount of time to the Society Hill Homeowner’s Association; and
WHEREAS Agnes has lived a life of service to God, to her neighbors, and to her community, and her presence has truly enriched the lives of all those who know her, and for these reasons and many others, we are pleased to join in this celebration of her remarkable life and longevity.
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 declare Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, to be
Agnes Straub Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill, and ask all citizens to join me and the members of Township Council in sending Agnes our sincerest wishes for a very Happy Birthday, and in wishing her continued health, happiness, and an abundance of love and joy as she celebrates a remarkable milestone.