CITY OF VIDOR PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, with a great desire to develop a healthy, drug free lifestyle as a community standard for our youth and all residents residing in our City; and
WHEREAS, the "Red Ribbon" Campaign began as a passionate, grass roots expression of concern; and
WHEREAS, through the "Red Ribbon" Campaign, communities have expressed an attitude of intolerance for alcohol and drug abuse; and
WHEREAS, in Texas, the "Red Ribbon" Campaign is undertaken and promoted by all Texas cities, communities and schools as our war on drugs; and
WHEREAS, our Vidor Independent School District has already received national recognition in the great State of Texas for their efforts in achieving a drug free atmosphere in our schools.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Robert Viator, Mayor of the City of Vidor, Texas, do hereby proclaim the week of October 29, 2018 – November 2, 2018 as:
RED RIBBON WEEK
And urge all citizens to wear and display red ribbons during this observance to help present a unified and visible commitment of promoting a drug free community and Texas War on Drugs.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and have caused the seal of the City of Vidor to be hereto affixed this 28th day of September, 2018.
Robert Viator, Jr. Mayor, City of Vidor, Texas