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Presentation B

City of Brentwood

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the mission of the Contra Costa County Library is to bring people and ideas together to promote reading and literacy, and to encourage lifelong learning for children and adults of all ages; and,

WHEREAS, over 90,000 hours of service have been contributed by the Contra Costa County Library volunteers, Project Second Chance adult literacy tutors, Library Commissioners, and Library Friends and Foundation groups in 2005; and,

WHEREAS, 557 hours of service have been contributed by Brentwood Library Volunteers in 2005; and,

WHEREAS, Contra Costa County Library volunteers make a difference in the lives of children, adults, and the elderly; and,

WHEREAS, library volunteers, literacy tutors, Library Commissioners and Library Friends and Foundation groups are vital to the support and function of library and literacy services; and,

WHEREAS, during National Volunteer Recognition Week we have a special opportunity to encourage citizens of all ages to connect to their community by volunteering; and,

WHEREAS, volunteers are our greatest community resource.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that we, the City Council of the City of Brentwood, do hereby proclaim April 23rd through April 29th, 2006 as National Volunteer Week, and urges its fellow citizens to recognize and thank the library volunteers, literacy tutors, Library Commissioners, and Friends of the Library members for their outstanding support and commitment to excellent library and literacy service.

Dated this 25th day of April 2006

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Brian Swisher
Mayor
 

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