At the Thursday, October 19 regular city council meeting, Alderman Butch Price presented the National Arts & Humanities Month proclamation to members of the Acworth Arts Alliance and Acworth Cultural Arts Center, and encouraged citizens to celebrate and promote the Arts in our community noting the value of our arts organizations and the impact the Arts have on our culture and economy.
At the Thursday, October 19 regular city council meeting, Alderman Brett North presented William Hughes, Johnathan Hughes, and Elizabeth Hughes with a proclamation designating October 23-31 as Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week encourages a drug-free lifestyle and involvement in drug prevention and reduction efforts. Members of the community are encouraged to wear a red ribbon to show their support of a drug-free environment.
At the Thursday, October 19th regular city council meeting, Mayor Tommy Allegood presented members of the Daughters of the American Revolution Liberty Hill Chapter (Melinda Allen, Betty Westbrook, & Patricia Hein). with a proclamation celebrating National Family Literacy Day. National Family Literacy Day is celebrated on November 1 and highlights the importance of reading and learning for the entire family while emphasizing the impact that parents have on their children's learning.
Alderman Pugliese presented the Annual United States Navy Day Proclamation to Navy Veteran Steve Hale at the regular city council meeting on Thursday, October 5, 2023.Â This year marks the 248th year since the United States Navy was established for the purpose of upholding our national policies and interests, protecting our commerce, supporting our international obligations, and guarding our country and its overseas possessions and dependencies.Â The Acworth community is urged to remember and thank our veterans and active military personnel who faithfully serve in READ MORE
At the Thursday, October 5 regular city council meeting, Alderman North presented the Annual Public Safety Appreciation Week Proclamation to Officer Brady Turner on behalf of the Acworth Police Department.Â Public Safety Appreciation Week is in honor of the men and women who put their lives on the line daily for the safety and security of Acworth citizens.Â The City of Acworth feels it is the responsibility of the City Team and citizens to honor public safety personnel by saying a special "thank you" to READ MORE
At the Thursday, October 5 regular city council meeting, Alderman Houston presented the Public Power Week Proclamation to Electric Superintendent David Ross and Electric Supervisor Steve Zirpoli of the Acworth Power Department.Â Public Power Week recognizes the men and women of the Acworth Power Department for their service and contributions to our community.Â The Acworth community is urged to join hands with more than 2,000 other public power systems in the United States in recognition of Public Power Week.
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Alderman Butch Price recognized Van Jacobs for 17 years of service with the Acworth Planning & Zoning Commission at the Thursday, September 21 regular city council meeting.Â Alderman Price presented Mr. Jacobs with a proclamation in appreciation of his years of service to the Acworth Planning & Zoning Commission and the community.
At the Thursday, September 7 regular city council meeting, Alderman Pugliese presented the City of Acworth's United States Air Force Day proclamation to Eldrige Holloway and encouraged residents to remember and thank our active military veterans. Mr. Holloway served in the USAF on active duty from 1978 to 1995 and returned to Georgia after retirement. United States Air Force Day is celebrated on September 18.
At the Thursday, September 7 regular city council meeting, Alderman Price presented the City of Acworth's Constitution Week proclamation to members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Darla Valentini, Barbara Benson, Jane Bentley, and Betty Westbrook were in attendance to accept the proclamation. Constitution Week is September 17-23, and is celebrated annually to commemorate the 1787 adoption of the United States Constitution.