101st Birthday celebrated

Submitted photo Buckhannon Mayor David McCauley presents Hazel Davison with a proclamation for her 100th birthday.

BUCKHANNON — The following mayor’s proclamation was prepared in honor of Hazel Davidson’s 101st birthday:

“Whereas, Mrs. Hazel Davidson, a resident of the Buckhannon Manor, was born on Aug, 11, 1918, and thus just turned 101 years old; and,

“Whereas, Mrs. Davidson and her late husband, Clay, reared their six children in our Buckhannon-Upshur community, being Jack, Robert, Craig, Marilyn, Avis and Patty; and,

“Whereas, in addition to her loving children, Mrs. Davidson has 12 grandchildren and too many great grandchildren to count!; and,

“Whereas, Mrs. Davidson has dedicated her long and wonderful life to being a loving housewife and mother, but also worked as an election poll worker and has long been a quality resident and valuable contributor to our high quality of life in our B-U community; and,

“Whereas, Mrs. Davidson’s friends and family members have organized a very special birthday celebration for her today, Aug. 13, featuring lunch at Sam’s Pizza and an amazing birthday cake prepared by Fish Hawk Acres; and,

“Whereas, our City now desires to recognize and honor Mrs. Davidson for her amazing resiliency and longevity by bestowing upon her our City’s Centenarian Award.

“Now, therefore, I, David W. McCauley, mayor of the city of Buckhannon, pursuant to the power and authority duly vested in me, do hereby proclaim Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 to be ‘Mrs. Hazel Davidson Day’ throughout our City of Buckhannon.

“To further memorialize Mrs. Davidson’s special day, I further now hereby present to her, the key to our City, & a lapel pin as Buckhannon’s most special gifts in celebration of her 101st birthday! May good health continue for our wonderful celebrant, Mrs. Hazel Davidson!

“Given under my hand and the official seal of

“The City of Buckhannon, this 13th day of August, 2019

“Mayor David McCauley.”

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