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Torches Across America (TAA) is a motorcycle ride for all riders who want to show their respect to everyone who lost their lives and to the family's who lost their loved ones on that sad morning of September 11, 2001. TAA takes nine days, starting on the West Coast (Sept 3rd). Ride the whole trip, just through your state or a few miles when it comes in your area. If you can not take time to ride on the ride, everyone is welcome to be with us at any of the stops we make going across the country.

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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Nixa, Missouri 9/11 Resolution for all First Call Responders

Hi Everyone,

I am very proud to say that the Nixa, Missouri Mayor, Doug Marrs and Nixa Board of Aldermen passed Resolution 2007-44 on April 9,2007 making 9/11 a Recondition Day for all First Call Responders.

All of us with Torches Across America thank all of you very much for doing this very specail deed.

I also want to give a special thank you to Coralee Patrick. She is the Nixa, Missouri City Clerk and a super person as well. She went the extra mile on this and it is appreciated by all of us.

Here is the Resolution;

RESOLUTION 2007 –44

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN
OF THE CITY OF NIXA, MISSOURI
ESTABLISHING SEPTEMBER 11 OF EVERY YEAR
AS “RECOGNITION DAY” FOR
ALL FIRST CALL RESPONDERS


WHEREAS, the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001 claimed the lives of hundreds of fire fighters, law enforcement officers and EMS personnel; and

WHEREAS, First Call Responders – including Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters and Emergency Medical Services personnel – have continued to provide a high level of public service to communities across the nation; and

WHEREAS, these unsung heroes are deserving of recognition for their commitment and personal sacrifice; and for preserving the peace and well being of all humanity.

NOW THEREFORE. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF NIXA, MISSOURI, that beginning in 2007, September 11th will be known as “Recognition Day” to honor all of the brave men and women who daily put their lives on the line as First Call Responders.


Passed and approved this 9th day of April, 2007.


DOUG MARRS
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Mayor

ATTEST:


CORALEE PATRICK
________________________________
City Clerk