WHEREAS: Blood is a life source and

WHEREAS: blood donations are vital to maintaining

                        supplies and

WHEREAS: donating blood is an act of giving and

WHEREAS: donating blood is relatively quick and

                        minimally uncomfortable and

WHEREAS: the Village of Colon and the American

                        Red Cross are partners in providing

                         this necessary source of life.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that I, Diane

                        Downs, Village President, do hereby

                        proclaim, September 20, 2017, SAVE A

                        LIFE DAY, throughout Colon and ask that

                       all able body residents donate blood to

                      SAVE A LIFE on that day.

“The need is constant. The gratification is instant.

Give Blood.”