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Violence Awareness & Random Acts of Kindness Week March 9 to 15, 2015

The following resolution was passed by Council in support of Violence Awareness & Random Acts of Kindness Week in the Municipality of Tweed:

WHEREAS, the lives of many citizens of Tweed have been directly or indirectly impacted by the ravages of violence; and

WHEREAS, many Canadians fall prey to senseless acts of violence every year; and

WHEREAS, by the time a child graduates from high school, they have seen 16,000 televised shootings and overall 300,000 acts of violence; and

WHEREAS, the prevalance of violence in our society makes victims of us all; and

WHEREAS, RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS must prevail and overcome random acts of violence;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Tweed declare the week of March 9 to 15, 2015 to be Violence Awareness & Random Acts of Kindness Week; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the citizens of Tweed are encouraged to support and embrace the ideology and practise of Random Acts of Kindness not only during this special week but throughout the year.

For more information please visit the Violence Awareness & Random Acts of Kindness website.