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10/1/2007 - Mayor Proclaims Business Women's Week

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Phone: (660) 827-3000
5 p.m. CDT, October 1, 2007


October 15-22 is Business Women's Week in Sedalia

(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : Mayor Bob Wasson issued a proclamation today at City Hall designating October 15-22, 2007 as National Business Women's Week in Sedalia. 

Text of Proclamation

"WHEREAS: Working women constitute approximately 62.7 million of the nation’s work force and are constantly striving to serve their communities, their states, and their nation in civic and cultural programs; and

WHEREAS: Major goals of business and professional women are to elevate the standards for women in business and in the professions; to promote the interests of business and professional women; to bring about a spirit of cooperation among business and professional women of the United States; and to extend opportunities to business and professional women through education along lines of industrial, scientific, and vocational activities; and

WHEREAS: We salute the leadership of members of the Sedalia Business and Professional Women’s Organization in their many fields of endeavor and service to the community during this observance of National Business Women’s Week;

NOW THEREFORE, I BOB WASSON, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF SEDALIA, MISSOURI, do hereby proclaim October 15-22, 2007, as “NATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN’S WEEK” in the City of Sedalia, Missouri, and urge all residents in this community to join in this salute to working women by promoting and encouraging the celebration of the achievements of all business and professional women as they contribute daily to our economic, civic, and cultural purposes."


Mayor Bob Wasson signs National Business Women's Week Proclamation. 

Standing beside the Mayor are Margaret Dugan, co-chair of BPW Week, left; and Nancy Grey, Sedalia BPW president, right  

Photo Credit : Randy Kirby
Photo Date : 10/01/2007

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