WHEREAS, we are here this evening to thank and congratulate the Piqua Compassion Network on their 10th Anniversary in the City of Piqua; and
WHEREAS, the Piqua Compassion Network is a network of people, both staff and volunteers, devoted to changing lives; and
WHEREAS, Piqua Compassion Network opened in September of 2007 by a group of dedicated volunteers and exists to transform lives by providing Christian hope, education and basic needs assistance to Piqua area residents; they are committed to provide a hand up by empowering individuals to move forward from crisis and poverty; and
WHEREAS, the Piqua Compassion Network aides our community in so many ways such as: finding safe housing options, needed transportation, healthy living and lifestyles information, utility assistance, prescription assistance for medical emergencies, work boots for employment needs and those are just to name a few; and
WHEREAS, without Piqua Compassion Network helping our local citizens, many residents would be leftbehind with little to no hope as to how to move forward from a crisis or uprising out of poverty; and
WHEREAS, today and every day we need to be aware of those with needs within our community, to be thankful that Piqua Compassion Network lends a helping hand to those in need, to be thankful they offer encouragement to those in need, to be thankful they offer a kind smile with compassionate understanding to those who are struggling, and mostly we need to be thankful that we are blessed to have Piqua Compassion Network in our Community!
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kathryn B. Hinds, Mayor of the City of Piqua, Ohio, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the City of Piqua, do hereby congratulate Piqua Compassion Network on their 10 year anniversary as we thank their staff and volunteers for their dedicated service to citizens in our beautiful community.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Seal of the City of Piqua, Ohio, this 21st day of September 2017.
KATHRYN B. HINDS, MAYOR