Month: September 2020

Lost&Found Day Proclamation

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Lost&Found Day Proclamation

Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken has proclaimed September 3, 2020, Lost&Found Day. Here is the text of that proclamation:


Office of the Mayor
City of Sioux Falls

WHEREAS, the City of Sioux Falls, in the state of South Dakota, is home to several of the region ‘s leading and most innovative mental health organizations, including Lost&Found, a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to reduce suicide risk for young adults ages 14 to 35 with customized, collaborative, and proactive services;

WHEREAS, Lost&Found will celebrate ten years of serving the Sioux Falls region on September 3, 2020, collaborating with local institutions such as the Helpline Center, NAMI South Dakota, Survivors Joining For Hope, AFSP South Dakota, Avera Behaviorial Health, and the Transformation Project to provide mental health resources and training to five regional college campuses, including the University of Sioux Falls and Augustana University;

WHEREAS, the City of Sioux Falls recognizes the rising needs for mental health services in our city, as demonstrated through the recent investment in the new Triage Center, and the ongoing responsibility we have as a city to address the needs of our citizens and to support innovative
programs being created in our City;

WHEREAS, Lost&Found’s ten-year anniversary coincides with the beginning of national Suicide Prevention Week, a critical time to reflect on the impact suicide has had on the Sioux Falls community as well as the state of South Dakota, as well as recognize and support leadership in our community addressing the scourge of suicide;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Paul TenHaken, Mayor of the City of Sioux Falls, do hereby proclaim
September 3, 2020, as:


in Sioux Falls. 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Sioux Falls to be affixed this 3rd day of September, 2020:

Paul TenHaken, Mayor

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