Clarksburg WV

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The Following Proclamation was given at the February 6th, 2014 City Council Meeting

 

The Following Proclamation was given at the February 6th, 2014 City Council Meeting by Councilman Bob Caplin

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WHEREAS,    the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc. was founded on February 20, 1934 by Mrs. Amy Roberts Vance; and

 

WHEREAS,    the purpose of the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc. is “to operate and maintain charitable projects for the underprivileged of Harrison County;” and

 

WHEREAS,    the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc. has operated many meaningful and worthwhile projects that have helped children and families receive needed services; and

 

WHEREAS,    the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc.’s most current project is “For Goodness Sake…Amy’s Attic,” which helps to obtain needed items for working families who are unable to have sufficient or appropriate working and school attire; and

 

WHEREAS,    in addition to the various projects, the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc. has provided higher education scholarships to the community’s high school seniors as well as service, nursing and medical scholarships; and

 

WHEREAS,    all charitable monies raised by the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc. are kept in Harrison County; and

 

WHEREAS,    the Clarksburg League for Service, Inc. has completed eighty (80) years of service to the people of Harrison County.   

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Bob Caplin on behalf of Catherine A. Goings, Mayor of the City of Clarksburg, do hereby proclaim February 20, 2014 as:

“CLARKSBURG LEAGUE  FOR  SERVICE  DAY”

in the City of Clarksburg in recognition of its 80 years of service to the people of Harrison County and encourage all citizens to support the Clarksburg League for Service in its endeavor to help those in need.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and have caused the Official Seal of the City of Clarksburg to be affixed hereto this 6th day of February, 2014.