Education and Sharing Day 2023
Published on March 28, 2023
WHEREAS, the basis for the continuity of any society is education; and in the Town of Oro Valley the education of our youth is a priority; and
WHEREAS, to achieve its highest goals, education must not only impart knowledge but also form and strengthen their moral character to enhance life for themselves as individuals and for society as a whole; imparting moral and ethical values including the values known as the Seven Noahide Laws; and
WHEREAS, a global spiritual leader and leading advocate, the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, stressed that a moral and ethical education empowers every individual to develop their full potential in making the world a better place. Education nurtures the unity of diverse peoples through encouraging increased acts of kindness, imbued with the awareness that even a single positive act can change the world and usher in an era of global peace; and
WHEREAS, "Education & Sharing Day" is observed each year on the Rebbe's birthday. April 2, 2023, will mark 121 years since the Rebbe’s birth, capping a year in which thousands of new institutions and initiatives were launched throughout the world in tribute to this celebration. This year having added significance as a year of "Hakhel," a biblical event of unity, education and spiritual growth emphasizing how every person is crucial to perfecting the world.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Joe Winfield, Mayor of Oro Valley, do hereby proclaim Sunday, April 2, 2023, to be
EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY, ORO VALLEY
and call upon everyone to work together to create a better, brighter, and more promising future for all.
Dated this 28th day of March, 2023