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9/17/2009 - Mayor Proclaims Constitution Week

Office of the Mayor
Phone: (660) 827-3000
9 a.m. CDT - September 18, 2009


Mayor Proclaims Constitution Week

(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : On Tuesday, September 15, 2009, Mayor Mary Elaine Horn issued a proclamation designating September 17-23, 2009 as Constitution Week in Sedalia. 

Text of Proclamation

WHEREAS: September 17, 2009, marks the two hundred twenty second anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and

WHEREAS: It is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary, and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion; and

WHEREAS: Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America designating the week of September 17th through September 23rd as Constitution Week;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Mary Elaine Horn, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the City of Sedalia in the State of Missouri, do hereby proclaim the week of September 17th through the 23rd as "CONSTITUTION WEEK" and ask our citizens to reaffirm the ideals the Framers of the Constitution had in 1787 by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties and remembering that lost rights may never be regained.



Mayor Elaine Horn signs the Constitution Week proclamation in her office at City Hall.

Standing behind the Mayor, from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), are from left: Marjorie Brown, 2nd Vice Regent; Waunita Lovercamp, Regent; Alma Weikal, Member and Carolyn Miller, Corresponding Secretary

Photo Credit : Joleigh Melte
Photo Date : 09/15/2009

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