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June Proclaimed "Dairy Month"
in Hunterdon County
The Mt. Airy 4-H Dairy Club provided milk and cookies to attendees of the June 13th Freeholder's meeting. The purpose of this treat was to help promote June as "Dairy Month". The Freeholder's welcomed the 4-H members and their leader Betty Jane Hunt to the meeting and thanked them for the their efforts in promoting and supporting the dairy industry in Hunterdon County, as well as for the refreshments.
Freeholder Director Marcia Karrow read the following Proclamation and presented to the Mt. Airy 4-H Dairy Club members Brianna Fulper, Chelsea Fulper and Oliver Elbert
State of New Jersey
County of Hunterdon
WHEREAS, the County of Hunterdon is a leader in the New Jersey Farmland Preservation Program; and
WHEREAS, the dairy farmer, his family and the dairy industry have contributed to the development and well being of the County of Hunterdon since the earliest formation of the County; and
WHEREAS, dairy products provide health benefits and valuable nutrients with their vitamins, calcium, and minerals contributing to the health and vitality of all our citizens; and
WHEREAS, the County of Hunterdon is one of the five leading milk producing counties in the State of New Jersey; and
WHEREAS, the month of June is acknowledged as the beginning of summer, when the ease and convenience of dairy foods is most appreciated; and
WHEREAS, milk is recognized as the beverage that has helped children to grow taller, young people to become more vigorous and senior citizens to enjoy the longest, most productive lives in the history of the County and the world;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon does hereby proclaim June, 2000, as Dairy Month, in the County, and calls upon all citizens to recognize the importance of milk to their daily lives and to support and promote the dairy industry in Hunterdon County.