Proclamations

Proclamation and Raising of Flags – Scouts & Girl-Guides Week 2019

WHEREAS the Scouting and Guiding movement was established to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities; and

WHEREAS Scouting and Guiding in Russell Township is a vital program serving youth of all ages, and provides opportunities for outdoor activities, sports, adventure, discipline, friendship and fun; and

WHEREAS Scouting/Guiding in Russell Township will continue to play a valuable role in the lives of our youth, through innovative programs, dedicated volunteers and staff; now therefore be it

RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Russell do hereby proclaim February 17 – 23, 2019 as Scouts and Girl Guides of Canada Week in the Township of Russell; and finally

THAT as part of recognizing Scouts and Girl Guides of Canada Week and upon receipt of the Scouts and Girl Guides of Canada flags, that the Township of Russell raise the Scouts and Girl Guides of Canada flags from February 20 – 25, 2019, in honour of this special week.

Proclamation Kin Canada - Feb 17-23, 2019

Whereas, Kin Canada has been a vibrant, responsible, all-Canadian association of service clubs devoted to the concept of serving its communities throughout Canada since its founding in Hamilton, Ontario, on February 20, 1920; and

Whereas, Kin Canada has been dedicated to meeting the needs of our community and has diligently sought the development and completion of timely, relevant programs to meet the needs and challenges of our ever-evolving society; and

Whereas, Kin Canada is celebrating its 99th anniversary on February 20, 2019; now therefore be it

Resolved that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Russell feels that each citizen would welcome the opportunity to pause and reflect with pride on the rich heritage of accomplishment throughout the 99 years Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs have been in existence in Canada. And with the express idea of honouring our local club,

That the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Russell does hereby declare:

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Kinsmen and Kinettes Day;
the week of February 17 - 23, 2019, Kinsmen and Kinettes Week, a Celebration of Kinsmen and Kinettes in Canada; and
urge all citizens to salute their local Kinsmen and Kinettes.

 

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