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City of Buckhannon Proclaims October 24 – 28, 2022 as “Red Ribbon Week”

October 24, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV:  Local educators and students joined Buckhannon City Recorder Randy Sanders who presented a mayoral proclamation on behalf of Mayor Robbie Skinner.   The proclamation reads:

                   Red Ribbon Week Proclamation       

      October 24 – 28, 2022

Whereas, recovery and abstinence from alcohol and other drug use is emphasized in West Virginia; It is imperative that visible, unified prevention education efforts by community members be continued to eliminate the effects of drugs and their use; and

Whereas, the National Red Ribbon Campaign is offering citizens the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to healthy lifestyles including no drug use; and will be celebrating such during National Red Ribbon Week, October 24 – 28, 2022,

Whereas, the City of Buckhannon further commits its resources to ensure the success of the Red Ribbon Campaign;

Now, Therefore, I, Robert N. Skinner, III, Mayor of the City of Buckhannon, do hereby proclaim October 24 – 28, 2022, as “Red Ribbon Week” and encourage the citizens to participate in drug prevention education activities, making a visible statement that we are strongly committed to a healthy, drug-free state.

Given under my hand & official seal of the City of Buckhannon, this 24th day of October 2022

Robert N. Skinner, III, Mayor
City of Buckhannon

Joining City Recorder Randy Sanders were L to R: Kirsten Coit-Fetty (school counselor at BAES), Ashley Woody (school counselor at Union), Suzie McCoy (school counselor at BUHS), Sara Aylestock (school counselor at BUHS), students at BAES: Henry Gaither, Spencer Mearns, and Alaina Miller, Recorder Randy Sanders, Jaxson and Avery McDaniels (students at Tennerton), Becky McDaniels (school counselor at BUHS), Suzanne Bohman (school counselor at Tennerton and Hodgesville), Landon Hedrick (student at French Creek), and Jordan Hedrick  (school counselor at Rock Cave and French Creek)