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Mayor Proclaims Chatham Township "Welcoming"; Residents Petition for Same

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Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter holds up proclamation declaring "Take Pride in Chatham Township Day" with residents invited join in the photo op Credits: TAP Chatham
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Resident Jennifer McNally presented the township committee with 215 signatures on a petition asking for a resolution declaring Chatham Township welcoming to all Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter, anticipating a request for a "welcoming" resolution that Chatham Borough will vote on Monday, declared Thursday, March 9 as "Take Pride in Chatham Township Day" at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night.

Starting with the founding of Chatham Township in 1806, Ritter described the welcoming and diverse history of the town and summed up the proclamation below (Entire text can be found at bottom of page).

NOW THEREFORE, I, Curt Ritter, Mayor of the Township of Chatham do hereby proclaim and declare that today, March 9th, and everyday thereafter as, “Take Pride in Chatham Township Day” in the Township of Chatham in the state of New Jersey and urge my fellow citizens to take pride in their community for all that is has to offer its residents and to remind them of the importance to be respectful of other viewpoints and remember that it is those qualities of respectfulness and understanding that have made Chatham Township such a desirable and welcoming place to live, raise a family and retire.

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Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter reads the proclamation declaring "Take Pride in Chatham Township Day."

Chatham Township resident Jennifer McNally presents a petition with 215 signatures asking for a "welcoming" resolution similar to the one Chatham Borough is planning to reveal on Monday night.

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