March Mayor’s Report :                           Dear Borough Community,

     March 21st is officially designated as National Rosie the Riveter Day.  As you may know Eldred saw it’s share of Rosies in the making during WWII.  Visit the Eldred World War II Museum to learn all about it! 

 

115TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION S. RES. 76

Expressing support for the designation of March 21, 2017, as ‘‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’’.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES MARCH 1, 2017 the Committee on the Judiciary MARCH 15, 2017 Committee discharged; considered and agreed to 

RESOLUTION Expressing support for the designation of March 21, 2017, as ‘‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’’. 

Whereas National Rosie the Riveter Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the 16,000,000 women who worked during World War II; Whereas the people of the United States have chosen to honor women workers who contributed from the home front during World War II; Whereas those women left their homes to work or volunteer full-time in factories, farms, shipyards, airplane factories, banks, and other institutions in support of the Armed Forces overseas; 

Whereas those women worked with the United Service Organizations and the American Red Cross, drove trucks, riveted airplane parts, collected critical materials, rolled bandages, and served on rationing boards; Whereas it is fitting and proper to recognize and preserve the history and legacy of working women, including volunteer women, during World War II to promote cooperation and fellowship among those women and their descendants; Whereas those women and their descendants wish to further the advancement of patriotic ideas, excellence in the workplace, and loyalty to the United States; and Whereas March 21, 2017, during Women’s History Month, is an appropriate day to designate as ‘‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’’: 

Now, therefore, be it Resolved, 

That the Senate— 1 (1) supports the designation of March 21, 2 2017, as ‘‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’’; and 3 (2) acknowledges the important role played by 4 women during World War II.

Eldred Borough Fire Hall will hold Bingo on March 3rd, doors open at 4:30- A Food Auction on the 10th at 1pm, Chicken & Biscuit dinner the 21st  at 4pm and a Ham & Turkey Party on the 24th at 7pm.                                                                                   

          Thank you,

  Mayor Shannon Weikert

 

 

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