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1/15/2010 - 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.

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

                                                                   MAYOR