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Older Americans Month

Effective Date: 
May 1, 2012 - May 31, 2012

WHEREAS, over 133,000 North Dakota residents are aged 60 and older; and 

WHEREAS, older adults bestow gifts of wisdom and insight upon younger generations; and

WHEREAS, they strengthen the bonds between neighbors to create a better place to live; and many are active volunteers in their communities; and

WHEREAS, our society is enhanced by older adults engaging in their communities; and

WHEREAS, the older adults in North Dakota should be commended for their role in building our state and nation; and

WHEREAS, our citizens can provide recognition and respect by enriching the quality of life for older North Dakotans by increasing their opportunities to remain in their communities as active and engaged citizens, and providing services and support that allow seniors to foster and maintain connections within the community.

NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim May 2012, OLDER AMERICANS MONTH in the state of North Dakota.

Signed Proclamation: 

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