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R89-107 drug free red ribbon campaignt Commissioner % / &tom! moved adoption of the following Resolution: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO RESOLUTION NO. 89- DRUG -FREE 1989 COLORADO RED RIBBON CAMPAIGN WHEREAS, Alcohol and other drug abuse in this nation has reached epidemic stages, and the 15 -24 year old age group is dying at a faster rate than any other age group; and WHEREAS, it is imperative that visible, unified prevention education efforts by community members be launched to reduce the demand for drugs; and WHEREAS, the Colorado Federation of Parents for Drug -Free Youth and Eagle County are sponsoring the National Red Ribbon Campaign offering citizens the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to drug -free life- styles; and WHEREAS, the National Red Ribbon Campaign will be celebrated in every community in American during "Red Ribbon Week," October 22 -29, 1989; and, WHEREAS, President George Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush are the National Honorary Chairmen, and Governor Roy Romer and Mrs. Romer are the State Honorary Chairmen to provide this community focus on a Drug -Free America; and WHEREAS, business, government, law enforcement, schools, religious institutions, service organizations, youth, physicians, senior citizens, military, sports teams, and individuals will demonstrate their commitment to drug -free, healthy life - styles by wearing and displaying red ribbons during this week -long campaign; and WHEREAS, the residents of Eagle County further commit its resources to ensure the success of the Red Ribbon Campaign; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Eagle County Board of Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado, do hereby support October 22 -29, 1989, as Red Ribbon Week, and encourages its citizens to participate in drug prevention education activities, making a visible statement that we are strongly committed to a drug -free community and pledge: MY CHOICE... DRUG FREE. COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO, By and Through Its BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS By: ) Do ald H. Welch, Chairman Pro -Tem Georg . Gates, Commissioner Richard L. Gustafson, Commissioner ATTEST: By: ZZ � ` l� it /r xv, �, Johnnette Phillips, Clerk of the Board of Commissioners 416fZ61L_ Commissioner seconded adoption of the foregoing resolution. The roll having been called, the vote was as follows: Commissioner Donald H. Welch Commissioner George A. Gates i Commissioner Richard L. Gustafson Absent (Vacation) This resolution passed by vote of the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado. -2-