June 12, 2012
"Whereas Brooklyn has long been renowned for the richness of its cultural and artistic communities, and it is most fitting that we recognize those extraordinary individuals whose creative and artistic expressions greatly enrich the lives of all the residents of this great borough; and
Whereas, all of Brooklyn joins as organizers Michael Golub and Paul DeLucia of Big Bang Productions gather together alongside supporters, enthusiasts, and patrons of the arts to host their momentus and auspicious 5th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival featuring some of the most outstanding musicians hailing from Brooklyn and beyond, at the Urban Meadow Community Garden; and
Whereas, on behalf of all Brooklynites, I salute and commend Big Bang Productions and Urban Meadow for realizing this wonderful festival, I congratulate all the performers as they light up the stage with their unique talent, I thank all those present for helping to make Brooklyn and New York City one of the most important centers of culture and art anywhere on this planet, and I wish them all many more decades of success;
Now, therefore, I, Marty Markowitz, President of the Borough of Brooklyn do hereby proclaim Sunday, June 10, 2012
5th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Celebration Day in Brooklyn, USA
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Borough of Brooklyn to be affixed this 10th day of June, 2012."
Wee hoo - pretty cool huh?