Sunday, May 8, 2011

Mother’s Day message 2011

Today, I join all my fellow community residents in wishing all of our mothers and grandmothers a very special Mother's Day. 

Mother-in-law, my mother and wife & mother to our children

The roles our mothers have played in creating a beautiful and vibrant community cannot be overstated.  Beyond their own careers and successes, their love and attention can be seen throughout our communities in the quality and success of our youth. 

This important tradition started back in 1914 when the U.S. Congress designated the second Sunday in May each year as "Mother's Day."  That year, President Woodrow Wilson declared the first official U.S. Mother's Day - then designated an official legal holiday.

On this special day, we also must remember and thank the mothers whose sons and daughters are serving in our nation's armed services. Please also remember the mothers who shoulder the burden as a single parent as their loved one serves our great county.

Happy Mother's Day


  1. AnonymousMay 08, 2011

    Great comments.

  2. AnonymousMay 08, 2011

    I thought you had 2 daughters. I count 4 girls. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms in your family.

  3. AnonymousMay 10, 2011

    Hi Gene. Any photos from Mother's Day? What's up with all the smoke in the air lately?