September 17, 2022 - September 23, 2022
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Mayor Joe Gibbons, on behalf of the City Council, proclaimed Sept. 17 to 23, 2022, to be Constitution Week in the City of Lenoir.
PROCLAMATION IN HONOR OF CONSTITUTION WEEK
WHEREAS, The Constitution of the United States of America, the guardian of our liberties, embodies the principles of limited government in a Republic dedicated to rule by law; and
WHEREAS, September 17, 2022 marks the two hundred thirty-fifth anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and
WHEREAS, It is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary, and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion; and
WHEREAS, Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America designating the week of September 17 through September 23 as Constitution Week.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Joseph L. Gibbons, Mayor of the City of Lenoir, North Carolina, and on behalf of the Lenoir City Council and all the citizens, do hereby proclaim the week of September 17 through September 23, 2022 as “Constitution Week” in the City of Lenoir and urge all citizens to study the Constitution and reflect on the privilege of being an American with all of the rights and responsibilities this privilege affords.
This the 6th Day of September, 2022.
Joseph L. Gibbons, Mayor
Caldwell County Charters of Freedom
The Caldwell County Charters of Freedom are located beside the Caldwell County Courthouse in Downtown Lenoir. Community leaders and elected officials dedicated the setting July 3, 2019. The project was led and funded by Foundation Forward, Inc. and completed with the help of Caldwell County Public Schools and the City of Lenoir Public Works Department.