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Mayor Proclaims Great Kindness Challenge Week at McQueeney Elementary

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2015

Media Contact:
Scott Packard, Public Information Officer
(830) 386-2590 (o) / (830) 560-6270 (c)
spackard@seguintexas.gov

Mayor Proclaims Great Kindness Challenge Week
Proclamation Presented to McQueeney Elementary

SEGUIN, Texas – Mayor Don Keil has signed a second proclamation designating January 26-30 as The Great Kindness Challenge Week in Seguin. The proclamation was presented Friday at McQueeney Elementary.

“As mayor, I deal with a lot of people. Some of them are nice and some of them not so nice,” Mayor Keil told students. “What I’ve found through life is that if you have somebody nice that you are dealing with, not only will you want to do something for them, they will want to help you. I challenge you all throughout life to try to be as kind as you can to people around you.”

McQueeney Elementary students are participating in themed days and working on kindness checklists to spread acts of kindness across the campus and community. Mayor Keil delivered his message to students via McQTV, the school’s closed-circuit student-produced daily live newscast.

About the City of Seguin
Seguin, Texas is located along Interstate 10, about 35 miles east of San Antonio. Seguin is big enough to boast a top-rated university and a state-of-the-art hospital. More than 25,000 residents enjoy a range of cultural, recreational and employment opportunities. Seguin’s robust diversified economy features a steelmaker, a manufacturer of automotive parts, an engine manufacture and plants making roadside mowing equipment and building materials. In 2014, Seguin was proud to be selected by Siro Group USA as the future home of the company's North American manufacturing facility.

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Click here to see the mayor's presentation.
Click here to see McQTV.

Posted by: Morgan Ash