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Constitution Week


Constitution Week 2020

Whereas, September 17, 2020 marks the two hundred and thirty-third anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and,

Whereas, It is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary; and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion; and,

Whereas, Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America designating September 17 through 23 as Constitution Week.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert N. Skinner III, Mayor of the City of Buckhannon, pursuant to the power & authority duly vested in me, do hereby proclaim the week of September 17 through 23, 2020 as

                                          CONSTITUTION WEEK

AND ask our citizens to reaffirm the ideals of the Framers of the Constitution had in 1787 by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties, remembering that lost rights may never be regained.