Town of Bonnyville Mayor Gene Sobolewski made the following proclamation at Tuesday’s council meeting:
“Whereas, we recognize that seniors have made, and continue to make, many contributions to strengthen our province, our towns, our communities and our daily lives; and
“Whereas, seniors are a vital part of our families, giving generously of their wisdom, experience and love; and
“Whereas, a more positive attitude toward aging is creating new opportunities for seniors; and
“Whereas we must honor seniors for their skills, knowledge, experience and leadership; and
“Whereas, it is appropriate that a special week be set aside to celebrate with seniors,
“Now therefore I, Gene Sobolewski, Mayor of the Town of Bonnyville, do hereby proclaim the week of June 5th through June 11th, 2017 to be Senior Week in the Town of Bonnyville. I call upon everyone in our community and area to join in the celebration of Senior Citizens Week and to recognize the valuable contributions of seniors.”
The Bonnyville Seniors Drop-in Centre will be marking the week with their annual fish fry on June 10th. Tickets are thirty dollars each.