City Proclamations

City of Wheaton “Christmas Sharing Week” — 2017 Proclamation

From the office of the Mayor of the City of Wheaton comes the following proclamation . . .

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, which began in 1969, is a community-based organization serving families within the boundaries of Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District #200; and

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, originally serving 7 families, has grown over the years and now serves over 808 families in an effort to make Christmas a little more joyful for those in need; and

WHEREAS, schools within Community Unit School District #200, scout and youth groups, businesses and other organizations collect toys, clothing and food during November for distribution in December.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Michael J. Gresk, Mayor together with the City Council do hereby proclaim December 3 through December 7, 2017 as “Christmas Sharing Week” in Wheaton, to bring awareness that contributions made during this season of giving will help make the holiday season merrier for families who are less fortunate.

DATED, this 6th day of November, 2017.

Michael J. Gresk, Mayor
Sharon Barrett-Hagen, City Clerk

City of Warrenville “Christmas Sharing Week” — 2017 Proclamation

From the office of the Mayor of the City of Warrenville comes the following proclamation . . .

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, which began in 1969, is a community-based organization serving families within the boundaries of Wheaton-Warrenville  School District #200; and

WHEREAS, Christmas Sharing, originally serving seven families, has grown over the years and served 808 families last year, of which 205 families were from Warrenville, in an effort to make Christmas a little more joyful for those in need, and as the economy continues to fluctuate, the need is still present in 2017; and

WHEREAS, schools within Community Unit School District #200, churches in Wheaton and Warrenville, businesses and other organizations collect toys, clothing and food for distribution in December.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that I, David L. Brummel, Mayor of the City of Warrenville, do hereby proclaim December 3 – 9, 2017, as “Christmas Sharing Week” in Warrenville, to bring awareness that contributions made during this season of giving will help make the holiday season merrier for families who are less fortunate.

GIVEN under my hand and seal of the City of Warrenville this 20th day of November, 2017.

David L. Brummel, Mayor