I would like to take this opportunity to say
to all of you.
I hope that today and over the weekend you get the chance to spend time with
family or friends and have a wonderful time.
We are so fortunate to have so much to be thankful for.
This holiday is truely American and dates to the Pilgrims and their expression of gratitude to all who helped them and to God. We can all remember learning about that first Thanksgiving, but do you know that George Washington proclaimed a national thanksgiving celebration in 1789? Then in 1863 President Lincoln turned Thanksgiving into a national holiday at the advice of poet and magazine editor Sarah Josepha Hale.
first Thanksgiving almost 400 years ago,
family, friends, health, food, and homes,
we realize those are the same things that are most important still today.
Take time to remember what the Pilgrims and all of our forefathers endured so that we
can live in such a great Country and enjoy the freedoms and lives we have.
Have a fun filled day.
City-County Councillor District 6