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May is Older Americans Month

SALYERSVILLE – Magoffin County Judge/Executive Matt Wireman signed the following proclamation, declaring May 2021 Older Americans Month in Magoffin.

Older Americans Month 2021
A Proclamation

Whereas, Magoffin County includes a growing number of older Americans who have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes and difficulties; and

Whereas, Magoffin County benefits when people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds are included and encouraged to share their successes and stories of resilience; and

Whereas, Magoffin County recognizes our need to nurture ourselves, reinforce our strength, and continue to thrive in times of both joy and difficulty; and

Whereas, Magoffin County can foster communities of strength by:
– creating opportunities to share stories and learn from each other;
– engaging older adults through education, recreation, and service; and
– encouraging people of all ages to celebrate connections and resilience.

Now, therefore, Matthew Wireman, Magoffin County Judge Executive, do hereby proclaim May 2021 to be Older Americans Month. I urge every resident to recognize older adults and the people who support them as essential contributors to the strength of our community.

Dated this 10th day of May, 2021
Matthew Wireman
Magoffin County Judge Executive

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