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Mayor Fuller Celebrates with Daughters of the Revolution

Mayor Fuller Celebrated with several members of the Daughters of the Revolution by presenting the following proclamation.


LtoR: Libby Herring, Jean Pinkard, Karen Baber, KathyPenton, Betty June Johnston


WHEREAS, our Founding Fathers, to secure the blessings of liberty for themselves and their posterity, did ordain and establish a Constitution for the United States of America; and

          WHEREAS, it is of the greatest importance that all citizens fully understand the provisions and principles contained in the Constitution to support, preserve,and defend it against all encroachment; and

          WHEREAS, September 18, 2017 marks the two hundred thirtieth anniversary of the Signing of the Constitution provides an historic opportunity for all Americans to realize the achievements of the Framers of the Constitution and the rights, privileges, and responsibilities it affords; and

WHEREAS, the independence guaranteed to American citizens,whether by birth or naturalization, should be celebrated by appropriate ceremonies and activities during Constitution Week, September 18-24, as designated by proclamation of the President of the United States of America in accordance with Public Law 915.

          NOW,THEREFORE, I, Gary Fuller, Mayor of the City of Opelika, Alabama, urge all citizens to reflect during that week on the many benefits of our Federal Constitution and American citizenship and do hereby proclaim September 18 through 24 as:

ConstitutionWeek

            IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunder set my hand and caused the seal of Opelika, Alabama, to be affixed this the 12th day of September 2017.