Valley City mayor, VCSU president sign Earth Day proclamation
Apr 15th, 2013 @ 6:16 pm | Author: Greg Vanney
Bob Werkhoven, mayor of Valley City, and Steven W. Shirley, president of Valley City State University, signed a joint Earth Day proclamation at the Valley City Commission Meeting held April 15 at City Hall in Valley City.
In signing the proclamation, Mayor Werkhoven and President Shirley pledged â€œto use this Earth Dayâ€¦as a reminder of our duty to serve the best interests of our constituents by supporting environmental initiatives in our city and university, and to encourage others to undertake similar actions.â€
The proclamation was signed a week ahead of Earth Dayâ€”April 22, 2013â€”which will be celebrated in Valley City with a VCSU-hosted Earth Day Festival at Medicine Wheel Park from 5:00â€“9:00 p.m., Monday, April 22. (In case of inclement weather, the Earth Day Festival will be held in Osmon Fieldhouse on the VCSU campus.)
The festival will include musical performances, childrenâ€™s activities and games, and informational tables emphasizing earth-friendly practices and products. Visit www.vcsu.edu/earthday
for more information.