ATTENTION YONKERS, NY RESIDENTS, THIS SUNDAY at 2 PM:
Yonkers Mayor Philip Amicone will, by Mayoral Proclamation, declare the week of January 20th as Respect Life Week in the city of Yonkers.
If you, or anyone you know, would like to represent post-abortive women at this news conference please contact Tony at 914-815-3009 for more details.
It is pretty amazing that the mayor is doing this and it would be a great way to have our voices heard.
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Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008
From: "Sr. Lucy Marie"
Subject: Mayor Amicone Press Conference - Jan 20th
Dear Pro-Life Coordinators and Friends,
An important event to attend and support! Sun, January 20 at 2 p.m. A FIRST FOR YONKERS!
Yonkers Mayor Philip Amicone will, by Mayoral Proclamation, declare the week of January 20th as Respect Life Week in the city of Yonkers. He will be holding a press conference outside the steps of City Hall at 40 South Broadway this Sunday.
The Mayor's staff has requested that we try to get as many people as possible to the press conference. Please try to attend and spread the word. The event should last no longer than 20 - 30 minutes.
You may park in the city municipal garage on Nepperhan Avenue, directly behind City Hall. At the top of the garage you will see the area for the press conference.
LET US SHOW MAYOR AMICONE, BY OUR ATTENDANCE, THAT WE FULLY SUPPORT HIS ACTION AND SHOW THAT YONKERS IS A CITY THAT RESPECTS LIFE AND FAMILY!
The following will be the themes of the press conference: protection of unborn children; assistance for women who find themselves with an unplanned pregnancy; and healing for those who have been through the abortion experience.
Tony Felicissimo (Advocates for Life - Yonkers)
Sr. Lucy Marie
Respect Life Coordinator
Archdiocese of New York
From friend Theresa at Lumina
(Sorry for late notice)