Item 1380 - Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel Days in King County

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2019-2-6-2-1380

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Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel Days in King County

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  • 8 December 1999 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 21/12/11

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Certificate proclaiming December 8, 1999 to December 10, 1999 as Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel Days in King County, USA

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Cream-coloured certificate housed in a dark blue folder (exterior) with light blue interior. Taken out of folder for preservation. Certificate includes the gold seal of the King County Executive. Top of certificate includes the text "King County" and the image of a crown in gold.
Body text is in black and reads:
Proclamation
(includes 5 paragraphs citing the many achievements and contributions of Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel)
Whereas, for three historic days, from December 8, 9, 10, 1999, Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel have come to King County, Washington, to raise money, awareness, and support for the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Foundation for Community Development, and are warmly welcomed by all the people of King County;
Now, therefore, I, Ron Sims, King County Executive, do hereby proclaim Wednesday, December 8, 1999, through Friday, December 10, 1999, to be Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel Days in King County. I encourage all King County residents to join me in welcoming Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel and in honoring them for the indelible legacy they have created in the name of peace.
Signed by: Ron Sims, King County Executive

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0057

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