Mayor William E. Cooper, Sr. Wednesday signed a proclamation recognizing Nov. 11, 2022, as Veterans Day.
The proclamation reads as follows:
"WHEREAS, throughout our history, courageous men and women have donned the uniform of our Armed Forces and built a noble tradition and dedicated service to our Nation; and
WHEREAS, Veterans Day is observed to honor those who have served in our armed forces during our country’s history and who have given the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedom; and
WHEREAS, since returning from service, Veterans have greatly contributed to our state and nation by offering, skills, education, leadership and dedication; and
WHEREAS, although we may never fully repay our debt of gratitude to these heroes, today presents an opportunity for our citizens to honor and thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, William E. Cooper, Sr., as Mayor of the City of Enterprise, Alabama, do hereby proclaim, November 11, 2022, as VETERANS DAY in the City of Enterprise as a special day for honoring those who have served our country and do encourage all citizens to join in the celebration of this event and to honor these outstanding citizens."