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I, Barry Ward, Deputy, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
April 12, 2022 asEducation and Sharing Day
WHEREAS; A quality education is one of the significant foundations for the continuing success of our society and we strive for the betterment of all of our citizens through an increased focus on education and sharing.  Through providing the possibility of an excellent education for all, especially children, we can create hope for a brighter, kinder, and more united and prosperous future in the lives of so many; and
WHEREAS; The educational system must also focus on building character by emphasizing the cultivation of universal moral and ethical values that have been the bedrock of society from the dawn of civilization, including the values known as the Seven Noahide Laws; and
WHEREAS; One of the leading global advocates for the advancement of education, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, stressed the importance of moral and ethical education and strongly urged that education be reinforced by the inculcation of strong moral values, thus ushering in the Messianic era.  In recognition of the Rebbe's outstanding and lasting contributions toward improvements in world education, morality, and acts of charity, his birthdate is recognized as a day to raise awareness and strengthen the education of our children; and
WHEREAS; April 12, 2022, will mark 120 years since the Rebbe’s birth, and the date will be celebrated around the globe by adding in acts of Goodness and Kindness in tribute to the Rebbe’s vision, guidance and leadership.
THEREFORE, I, Barry Ward, Deputy Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim April 12, 2022 to be “Education and Sharing Day.”

- Barry Ward, Deputy, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

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