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All-America City


100 N.W. 1 st AVENUE
DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA 33444
561/243-7000
CITY OF DELRAY BEACH

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Sister Cities Program was initiated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 as an avenue to open communication and a means to promote friendship and understanding between nations and lessen the chance of future world conflicts; and

WHEREAS, the Sister Cities program serves as a vehicle to bring people of different geographic areas of the world together. To that end, the City of Delray Beach, Florida and Moshi, Tanzania established a Sister City affiliation; and

WHEREAS, during the past 10 years our communities have had city officials and citizens exchange visits and are interested in establishing Teacher, Student and Business Exchange Programs; and

WHEREAS, Ngozi and Rhonda Mensah will be traveling to Moshi on behalf of the Delray Beach Sister Cities Committee in July of this year; and

WHEREAS, the relationship between Moshi and Delray Beach brings about a great sense of brotherhood, friendship and amity between our two great cities.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RITA ELLIS, Mayor of the City of Delray Beach, Florida, on behalf of the City Commission and citizens of Delray Beach, do hereby recognize

NGOZI MENSAH and RHONDA MENSAH

as Sister Cities Ambassadors representing the City of Delray Beach. We send our best wishes for good health and fortune to all the citizens of Moshi, Tanzania, and extend our hands in friendship and peace.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Official Seal of the City of Delray Beach, Florida, to be affixed this 1st day of July 1, 2008.