Lansdowne’s Letter From Michelle Obama
The White House
October 7, 2009
Dear Citizens of Lansdowne,
Congratulations on your designation as a Preserve America Community, and thank you for all that you do to enhance our Nation’s heritage. Your community hold a treasured place in the American story, and it is through your vision and dedication that our history will be upheld and our future will be renewed.
President Obama and I are proud of your community and we applaud your achievement. The Americans who came before us built this country on the strength of their hopes, hard work, and perseverance. Now you are using those same qualities to help share our history with today’s Americans and those of tomorrow. By strengthening your community, you are strengthening our country. You are showing that each of us has a role to play in shaping a better future, and we can do it by honoring our past.
Thank you again for all that you do, for your continuing commitment to our Nation’s heritage, and for your enthusiastic participation in the Preserve America program. I wish you all the best, and I have high hopes for your continued success.