"WHEREAS, Beyoncé Knowles Carter and Shawn Carter (JAY-Z) are individually and collectively two of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated and beloved artists; and
WHEREAS, as part of the On the Run II Tour, Beyoncé and JAY-Z are visiting 15 cities across Europe and 21 cities in North America, including The City Beautiful; and
WHEREAS, Beyoncé and JAY-Z are providing scholarships for one exceptional senior high school student in each North American city on the tour; and
WHEREAS, Beyoncé and JAY-Z have a long history of helping students through the BeyGood initiative and The Shawn Carter Foundation, including spearheading tours for high school students to HBCUs, and college preparedness and professional development programs; and
WHEREAS, through their philanthropic efforts and their music, Beyoncé and JAY-Z have inspired Orlando residents and people in Florida, the United States and around the world; and
WHEREAS, the City of Orlando is proud to welcome Beyoncé and JAY-Z and thousands of their fans to our Camping World Stadium;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BUDDY DYER, Mayor of the City of Orlando, do hereby proclaim Wednesday, August 29, 2018, as “Beyoncé and JAY-Z Day” in the City of Orlando."
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