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2020 Proclamation

Grand Valley Interfaith Network accepted the 2020 Proclamation for "Interfaith Awareness Week" (August 3-9, 2020) at the Grand Junction City Council meeting on Wednesday, July 15th. Chair Carla Ryan accepted the document after Councilman Chuck McDaniel read the Proclamation to those in attendance. Here are the words GVIN's chair then shared with the audience: " Thank you, members of the Grand Junction City Council, for inviting me here today to accept this Proclamation on behalf of Grand Valley Interfaith Network. In these times of economic hardship, social injustices, and disappointments in political leadership – it’s easy to blame others for our difficulties. However, it’s important for us to remember that we ALL have a responsibility about how and what we create as our future… as a community AND as individuals. We have a choice about how we think and respond. We have a choice about how we live or what job we take or skills we develop. We have a choice about what G