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Volunteers of the Hunterdon County Mr. Fixit ProgramPROCLAMATION
April 10, 2001
Recognizing the Volunteers of the Mr. Fixit Program

WHEREAS, there is always a need for citizens to willingly assist their fellow citizens; and

WHEREAS, volunteering is a powerful force in the solution of human problems, and the creative use of human resources essential to a healthy and productive society; and

WHEREAS, volunteering of one's time and expertise is a fundamental part of our County; and

WHEREAS, a great deal of time and energy is unselfishly expended by volunteers throughout Hunterdon County; and

WHEREAS, the Hunterdon County Mr. Fixit Program is a volunteer program that serves and assists Hunterdon County senior citizens with personal home repair and maintenance; and

WHEREAS, the Hunterdon County Mr. Fixit volunteers collectively dedicate more than 1000 hours each year to performing jobs which, if neglected, would adversely affect the health and/or safety and/or independence of seniors;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon does hereby recognize all of the Volunteers of the Mr. Fixit Program, during April 22 to 28, 2001, National Volunteer Week, for their generous contributions to the County's senior citizens.

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