Hamilton Township Offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2010 as we honor the memory, legacy and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
P R O C L A M A T I O N
WHEREAS, January 18thth has been designated as Martin Luther King Day, to be recognized annually; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has become known as a martyr since his assassination on April 4, 1968, when his life came to an end at the age of 39 by an assassin’s bullet of bigotry; and
WHEREAS, Dr. King spent his life pursuing a world in which all people were equal and enjoyed the same opportunities despite any differences; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED that I John F. Bencivengo, Mayor of the Township of Hamilton, in the County of Mercer and State of New Jersey do hereby declare
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY
JANUARY 18, 2010
SHALL BE OBSERVED IN OUR TOWNSHIP AS A TRIBUTE TO THIS GIANT OF A MAN WHO WAS SO DEDICATED TO NON-VIOLENCE IN THE CRUSADE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, AND URGE ALL CITIZENS TO JOIN ME IN REDEDICATING OURSELVES TO THE PRINCIPLES OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY FOR ALL.
Witnesseth My Hand and the Great Seal
Of the Township of Hamilton, this 18th
Day of January 2010
JOHN F. BENCIVENGO