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National Disabilities Awareness Month

WHEREAS, this Nation’s ardent promotion of the rights of People with Disabilities affirms our commitment to ensure that People with Disabilities have every opportunity to reach their full potential, in every aspect of life; and

WHEREAS, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodations, transportation and communication, reaches its tenth year of implementation in 2000; and

WHEREAS, there is much progress to celebrate, and yet even more progress to strive toward;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon does hereby concur with the Congress of the United States in declaring October, 2000 as “National Disabilities Awareness Month" in Hunterdon County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders does hereby proclaim that October, 2000 provides a special opportunity to actively celebrate the significant contributions of People with Disabilities, and to strengthen, even further, our ongoing dedication to equal opportunity for every individual.