PROCLAMATION German Foreign Exchange Students Day, Proclaimed at the April 4, 2013 Lombard Board of Trustees meeting.
WHEREAS, the Village of Lombard welcomes 18 students and 2 teachers from Germany who are visiting families of Glenbard East students studying German; and
WHEREAS, these exchange students are here as a part of the German American Partnership Program (GAPP), which has been partnering students since 1970; and
WHEREAS, the GAPP program has fostered new friendships and broadened the horizons of the students involved in the program; and
WHEREAS, the Glenbard East community considers the exchange a wonderful opportunity to build bridges between the two countries and to establish friendships across the Atlantic;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, William Ware, Acting President of the Village of Lombard, do hereby proclaim April 4, 2013, as German Foreign Exchange Students Day in the Village of Lombard and extend a heartfelt welcome to our friends from across the Atlantic to The Lilac Village.