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STATE OF NEW JERSEY
COUNTY OF HUNTERDON

PROCLAMATION

State of New Jersey
County of Hunterdon

WHEREAS, the month of May is traditionally designated and observed throughout the nation as Older Americans Month; and

WHEREAS, the 2000 theme is "In the New Century .... The Future is Aging", which spotlights the impact which longevity will have on society; and

WHEREAS, as the face of America grows older, we need to work together to meet the challenges and growing needs of our older citizens, and the people who love them; and

WHEREAS, it's important that we, young and old, make decisions today that will have a positive impact on our lives tomorrow; and

WHEREAS, May is Older American's Month - a time to reflect upon the capabilities, contributions, and concerns of our older citizens;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon that the month of May, 2000, be hereby declared OLDER AMERICANS MONTH, in the County of Hunterdon, and that communities be called upon to celebrate and honor Hunterdon County's older residents.