IN CELEBRATION OF ETHEL WEISS
WHEREAS August 23, 2014 marks Ethel Weiss’s 100th Birthday
WHEREAS Since January, 1939, Ethel Weiss and Irving’s Toy and Card Shop have served, mentored, and befriended generations of Brookline young people
WHEREAS Brookline Local First is a network of locally-owned, independent businesses, whose mission is to build a strong local economy and vibrant community by educating residents and local government leaders about the significant environmental, economic, and cultural benefits of doing business with locally-owned, independent businesses.
WHEREAS Ethel Weiss’s contributions to our community so inspire all local, independent Brookline businesses, we unanimously agreed an image reminiscent of Irving’s Toy and Card Shop would adorn the Brookline Local First logo, so all Brookline Local Independent Businesses can aspire to follow Ethel’s example of love and dedication to their customers.
WHEREAS Ethel Weiss’s achievements and life lessons deserve and need to be celebrated
IT IS RESOLVED that Brookline Local First proclaims August 25 through September 1, 2014…