WHEREAS, Maker Faire celebrates the County of San Mateo’s creativity, ingenuity and the Do-It-Yourself spirit, and

WHEREAS, it brings together artists, crafters, engineers, hackers, food makers and scientists who like to tinker and who love to make things; and

WHEREAS, this family-friendly weekend encourages resourcefulness, green ethos and an overall passion for learnign among Makers of all ages; and

WHEREAS it reaffirms the value of Makers, risk-takers and innovators in San Mateo County as contributors to both the community and humanity;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED that the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County hereby designates May 19th and 20th, 2012 as Maker’s Weekend in San Mateo County and urges every member of our community to continue to foster the innovative and creative spirit of a Maker.

Many thanks to the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County for this perfectly-worded proclamation. Maker’s Weekend here we come!