Amarillo and 6 Other West Texas Cities Proclaim Week of August 12th “El Paso Strong – El Paso Fuerte Week”

On Wednesday, the Amarillo City Council has unanimously approved a proclamation to express support for the City of El Paso.

Amarillo City Council proclaimed the week of August 12 as “El Paso Strong – El Paso Fuerte Week” along with the West Texas cities of Lubbock, San Angelo, Abilene, Odessa, Midland, and Big Spring.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that happened in El Paso recently,” said Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson. These are our neighbors, and they need to know we stand with them during this time of loss, mourning and grieving. El Paso and the people of El Paso are in our thoughts and prayers.”

Amarillo City Council Proclamation in Support of El Paso (1)