Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2018

first_imgAsian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2018 Asian Pacific American Affairs,  Proclamations WHEREAS, Pennsylvania is home to more than 435,000 citizens who trace their roots to Asia and the Pacific Islands; andWHEREAS, the Asian and Pacific Islander American community constitutes a vital dimension of the commonwealth’s diverse ethnic and social fabric whose languages, cultures, and religious beliefs have enriched communities in all parts of the state; andWHEREAS, through Asian and Pacific Islander Americans’ love of family, community, and hard work, they have helped to uphold the founding principles of our commonwealth for generations. Asian and Pacific Islander American entrepreneurs strengthen our economy and our communities through their dedication and ingenuity, inspiring the next generation of American innovation by example; andWHEREAS, Pennsylvania, through dialogue with representatives from all major Asian and Pacific Islander American communities, continues to address the needs and concerns of its citizens and remains committed to a proactive stance that seeks solutions to problems such as prejudice, discrimination, and violence.THEREFORE, in recognition of the many contributions and achievements of our Commonwealth’s Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, I, Tom Wolf, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby proclaim May 2018 as ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH.GIVEN under my hand and the Seal of the Governor, at the City of Harrisburg, on this tenth day of April two thousand and eighteen in the year of the Commonwealth the two hundred and forty-second.TOM WOLFGovernorRead full text of the proclamation below. You can also view the proclamation on Scribd and as a PDF. Governor Wolf Proclamation — Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2018 by Governor Tom Wolf on Scribd May 01, 2018center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Acreage property right in suburbia

first_imgLots of room for a large family.Indoors the airy open plan embraces the available space with four-bedrooms, high ceilings and an enormous kitchen.“The house itself is situated in a way that the kitchen is sort of in the middle of everything,” she said.The home embraces the surroundings with wooden cathedral style ceilings and an old-fashioned wood fireplace.With her kids growing up she has put the house on the market and hopes that the next owner to walk through its doors will love the home as much as her family. “I am really going to miss it but it is time for another family to enjoy it as much as we have,” she said. 3 Coolum Court, Eatons HillAN OUTDOOR escape was just what Sally Balwin wanted when she moved into an acreage property at Eatons Hill. Having lived in the inner-Brisbane suburb of Wilston, she wanted to ensure that her children would experience the best of the outside world.“(Our daughter) was becoming a bit of an indoor child so we were thinking about acreage,” Mrs Balwin said. A wood fireplace for those cold winter nights.“It is a brilliant family property, there is lots of space to kick footballs and there is spaces where they have marked a cricket pitch.”An assortment of furry and scaly critters can often be seen throughout the property, and as well as animals a wide variety of fruit trees provide a steady supply of delicious fresh fruit from avocadoes to passionfruit.center_img At home with nature.The 0.60ha property at 3 Coolum Court seemed to be perfect place to raise kids in a place where there would be a lot more to do than watch TV or play computer games.The four-bedroom is nestled between a creek and an environmental reserve and had more than enough space for her kids to have fun outside of the home. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours ago“We bought it two days after we inspected it.” Mrs Balwin said. last_img read more