Up & Coming Weekly

January 19, 2021

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6 UCW JANUARY 20-26, 2021 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND NORTH CAROLINA Proclamation Recognizing Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville's 100th Year WHEREAS, the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville has a rich and storied 100 Year Tradition of providing for the children of Cumberland County. Kiwanis is a global organization of volun- teers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one com- munity at the time; and WHEREAS, in addition to improving lives, Kiwanis Club members promote the development of community leaders, positive role models, intercultural understanding and coopera- tion, opportunities for fellowship, personal growth, profession- al development and community service; and WHEREAS, the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville has a unique partnership with the Cumberland County Schools with the Reading is Fun Committee reading and supplying books to the Kindergarten and Head Start children multiple times a year, sponsors Key Clubs in six Cumberland County high schools, sponsors Builders Clubs in two Cumberland County middle schools as well as the Aktion Club for adults living with dis- abilities. Each of these clubs continues the Kiwanis tradition of service projects and community service activities; and WHEREAS, the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville has the world's largest Terrific Kids Program that promotes self-esteem by encouraging and then rewarding good behavior. e Kiwan- ians work closely with teachers who select a Terrific Kid twice a month; and WHEREAS, the service provided by the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville will continue to have a positive impact on our com- munity and citizens; and WHEREAS, the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville is acting as a part- ner with Fayetteville-Cumberland County Parks and Recreation to make significant improvements to Honeycutt Park located at the Kiwanis Recreation Center; and WHEREAS, the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville was chartered on December 1, 1920 and 100 years later is one of 7,700 clubs in 80 countries celebrating 100 years in Cumberland County. NOW, THEREFORE, We, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners, do hereby recognize the Kiwanis Club of Fay- etteville's 100 years of meaningful and invaluable service and honor its members for their contributions to the betterment of life in our Cumberland County Community. Adopted this 21st day of December 2020. Charles E. Evans, Chairman Cumberland County Board of Commissioners When caregivers give more than care, it's Harmony. 910.849.2306 ยท HarmonyAtHopeMills.com Congratulations on the 100 th Anniversary Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville Past President Tal Baggett District Court Judge, Ret. On behalf of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners Welcome to Cumberland County! Welcome to KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL

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