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05/01/2012 03Aii National Day of Prayer Proclamation BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 314W For Meeting of: May 1, 2012 • ITEM TITLE: National Day of Prayer Proclamation SUBMITTED BY: CONTACT PERSON/TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Resolution Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR • '. City Manager SUBMITTAL: Y STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download 0 National Day of Prayer proclamation CITY OE (YAKI MA P1ROCL TION WJFEREAS, on April 17, 1952, the Congress of the �Jnited States approved the Joint Resolution to provide for setting aside an appropriate day as a National (nay of Prayer (Public Law 82-324;66 Stat. 64); and ` RIEREAS, the history of our nation is indelibly marked with the role that prayer has played in the lives of individuals and the nation; and `4 JLEREAS, historicaCCy, our greatest leaders have turned to prayer in times of crisis and thanksgiving; and WIFEREAS, the virtues of prayer reflect a common bond hopes and aspirations, sorrows and fears, remorse and renewed resolve, thanks and joyfu(praise, and Cove; and WOEREAS, allay 5th has 6een deemed 6y Congress to 6e the National nay of Prayer, when aft are to pray, in their own religious way, for the Leaders of our nation, NOW,, q I Micah Cawley, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on behalf of the City Council do here6y proclaim allay 3, 2012 as "NATIONAL 1DAT OF RATE1q " in the City of Yakima, in keeping with the wishes of the Congress of the `United States, and I urge ad citizens to join me in this special o 6servance. Dated this 1St day of Wfay, 2012 Micah Cawley, Mayor