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To the Editor,


Whereas, The Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce was created to advertise and market the Yadkin Valley area and its activities in a manner that promote businesses and increases the use of lodging facilities, restaurants and attract tourists and business travelers to the area, and


Whereas, The Town of Jonesville Commissioners approved to hold a town-wide vote on November 5, 2013, and


Whereas, the passage of the town-wide Local referenda, Town of Jonesville Malt Beverage election, Town of Jonesville ABC Store election, Town of Jonesville Mixed Beverage election would generate new tax revenue for Jonesville and the Yadkin Valley that would assist in funding future development projects and assist in maintaining the level of services already available to the Town of Yadkin Valley residents, and


Whereas, the availability of malt beverages and mixed beverages would generate opportunities for new business development in the Town of Jonesville and the Yadkin Valley, and


Whereas, these new businesses would add to the inventory of options for tourists traveling to the Yadkin Valley, and


Whereas, the availability of malt beverages and mixed beverages would achieve greater economic balance for the Town of Jonesville and the Yadkin Valley by increasing the number of jobs and increasing the number of visits by tourists to the Yadkin Valley,


Now, Therefore Be It Resolved that the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce supports the Jonesville Town Commissioners on their vote to authorize a town-wide local referenda to be placed on a ballot, and


Furthermore, Be it Resolved That the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce supports our system of government of majority rule and endorses the democratic opportunities provided by this vote of the people.


Adopted October 15, 2013


Myra Cook


President, Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce


Elkin


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