Education and Sharing Day
Published on March 17, 2021
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EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY, ORO VALLEY
WHEREAS, a quality education is one of the significant foundations for the continuing success of our state, our country, and our society at large; and in the Town of Oro Valley we strive for the betterment of all of our citizens through an increased focus on education and sharing; and
WHEREAS, through providing the possibility of an excellent education for all, especially children, with which to gain knowledge through rigorous study, we can create hope for a brighter, kinder and more united and prosperous future in the lives of so many; and
WHEREAS, one of the leading global advocates for the advancement of education, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, stressed the importance of moral and ethical education as the bedrock of humanity and the hallmark of a healthy society, and strongly urged that education be reinforced by the inculcation of strong moral values; and
WHEREAS, in recognition of the Rebbe's outstanding and lasting contributions toward improvements in world education, morality and acts of charity, he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, and the United States Congress has established his birthdate as a national day to raise awareness and strengthen the education of our children; and
WHEREAS, we can nurture the unity of diverse peoples through encouraging increased acts of goodness and kindness, imbued with awareness that even a single positive act of an individual can make a major impact in this world.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Joseph C. Winfield, Mayor of Oro Valley, do hereby proclaim March 24, 2021 to be
EDUCATION AND SHARING DAV, ORO VALLEY
in the Town of Oro Valley and call upon government officials, educators, volunteers and citizens to reach out to those within your communities and work to create a better, brighter and more hopeful future for all.
Dated this 17'h day of March, 2021