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May 15, 2014

LETTER: Leaders pray for community

Faithful officials pray for city, county

My wife and I attended the National Day of Prayer event downtown. We were not only blessed by the program, music, prayers and message, but also by the many city and county officials who attended.

We’d like to commend Mayor Goodnight for his commitment to personally deliver the proclamation rather than send a representative. We were filled with a sense of pride to see Chief Rob Baker, Capt. Chris Smith and several other of Kokomo’s finest, all in uniform, standing in support of prayer.

The very windy and overcast weather didn’t prevent Kokomo Councilwoman Cindy Sanders or County Commissioners Tyler Moore and Paul Wyman from attending. As my wife stood behind me, attempting to escape the wind, she noticed Judge Murray standing in attendance, braving the elements in a dress.

Kokomo is blessed indeed to have men and women in leadership who understand the importance of praying for our great city.

Roger Ambrose

Kokomo

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