Office of the County Commission
P R O C L A M A T I O N
For Douglas County, Kansas
WHEREAS, Douglas County is proud to recognize Just Food, the Food Bank in Douglas County in its continued efforts to fight hunger; and
WHEREAS, On September 12, 2011, Just Food's 1st Annual Golf Tournament sponsored by the Pilot Club of Lawrence, Johnny's West and Clinton Parkway Hy-Vee will take place with all proceeds benefitting Just Food to feed Douglas County residents; and
WHEREAS, Monthly, Just Food distributes between 30 and 40 tons of food to more than 2500 Douglas County residents and coordinates efforts with partner pantries; and
WHEREAS, Just Food continues to live up to its mission to provide food to those who are food insecure while seeking to raise awareness and promote action to combat hunger in Douglas County; and
NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas, do proclaim the week of September 5-12, 2011 as "JUST FOOD FIGHT HUNGER WEEK" SPONSORED BY CLINTON PARKWAY HY-VEE, And urge citizens to support Just Food's mission to fight hunger in Douglas County, Kansas.
ADOPTED this 31st day of August, 2011.