Illinois: Mayor Robert Jackstadt Proclaims May 21 through May 28, 2007 as Falun Dafa Week in the Village of Glen Carbon
Office of the Mayor
Village of Glen Carbon
Whereas, Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is an advanced meditation exercise of mind and body, rooted in ancient Chinese culture; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa is based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance; and
Whereas, it is a compelling discipline of exercise, meditation and study that promotes physical, spiritual and mental health; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa is non-political, is not a religion and has no binding membership, and all Falun Dafa activities are free and open to the public; and
Whereas, the Village of Glen Carbon recognize the practice of Falun Dafa and those who promote improving the quality of life in positive ways for all;
Now, therefore, I, Robert L. Jackstadt, Mayor of the Village of Glen Carbon, do hereby proclaim May 21 through May 28, 2007 as:
"Falun Dafa Week"
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the seal of the Village of Glen Carbon, this 22nd day of May, A.D. 2007.
Robert L. Jackstadt
Mayor of the Village of Glen Carbon