The Board of County Commissioners declared Sunday, Jan. 20 as Baltimore Ravens Day and issued the following proclamation:
WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens became the 2012 AFC North Division Champions, beating the Denver Broncos on 1/12/13 with a score of thirty-eight to thirty-five; and
WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens won ten regular season games and secured back-to-back division titles for the first time in franchise history; and
WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens have made the playoffs nine times since 2000; and
WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens have run, tackled, kicked, passed, blocked and sacked their way into the hearts of Carroll County residents; and
WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens have shown our community what can result from hard work, persistent dedication, a love of sport and teamwork; and
WHEREAS, the Baltimore Ravens have represented us with considerable distinction, energy, sportsmanship and class.
NOW, THEREFORE, WE, THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND, do hereby proclaim January 20, 2013 as Baltimore Ravens Day in Carroll County, and encourage all citizens to join with us to recognize their efforts for an outstanding season.
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