WHEREAS, Frankfort, IN is a community which acknowledges that a special vibrancy exists within the entire community when its individual citizens collectively “go the extra mile” in personal effort, volunteerism, and service; and
WHEREAS, Frankfort, IN is a community which encourages its citizens to maximize their personal contribution to the community by giving of themselves wholeheartedly and with total effort, commitment, and conviction to their individual ambitions, family, friends, and community; and
WHEREAS, Frankfort, IN is a community which chooses to shine a light on and celebrate individuals and organizations within its community who “go the extra mile” in order to make a difference and lift up fellow members of their community; and
WHEREAS, Frankfort, IN acknowledges the mission of the Extra Mile America Foundation to create 300 Extra Mile cities in America and is proud to support” Extra Mile Day” on November 1,2012.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Mayor of Frankfort, IN do hereby proclaim November 1, 2012 to be Extra Mile Day. I urge each individual in the community to take time on this day to not only “go the extra mile” in his or her life, but to also acknowledge all those around who are inspirational in their efforts and commitment to make their organizations, families, community, country, or world a better place.
Mayor Chris McBarnes