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To: Mayor Spano and YCAP
Yonkers Music Hall of Fame/ Earl D.M.X. Simmons Performing Arts Center
Thank You to everyone who took the time to sign the petition God does amazing things.
To the Honorable Mayor Mike Spano and YCAP
We, the undersigned residents and former residents of Yonkers, New York, as well as the Entertainment Community, respectfully request the creation of a Yonkers Music Hall of Fame. and Earl "D.M.X." Simmons Performing Arts Center.Our city has a rich and diverse musical history, and it is high time that we honor the individuals and groups who have contributed to this legacy.
We propose that School 12 on Ashburton Avenue, with its spacious auditorium and central location, be designated as the home of the Yonkers Music Hall of Fame, and Earl "D.M.X." Simmons Performing Arts Center.This location is convenient for both residents and visitors, and its historic significance makes it an ideal choice for this important cultural landmark.
The Yonkers Music Hall of Fame and Earl "D.M.X." Simmons Performing Arts Center.would celebrate the achievements of musicians, producers, and other industry professionals who have influenced and contributed to Yonkers' music scene. The Hall of Fame would showcase memorabilia, musical instruments, artwork, and other materials related to the inductees.
We believe that creating a Yonkers Music Hall of Fame would be a great way to preserve our city's vibrant musical heritage, while also creating a new tourist attraction that would draw visitors from near and far. It would be a source of pride for our community and a way to inspire future generations of musicians and music lovers.
We also believe that a performing arts center dedicated to Earl "DMX" Simmons would be an incredible tribute to a man who meant so much to our city and to the world of music. We think that a facility like this would serve as a fitting and lasting memorial for someone who brought so much joy and inspiration into our lives. As well as become a major resource of learning for the city's talented youth.
We respectfully request that the Yonker Board of Education and the Mayor's Office consider this proposal and work together to create a Yonkers Music Hall of Fame and Earl "D.M.X." Simmons Performing Arts Center 12 on Ashburton Avenue.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Shonta' Burton Peay aka Goldilox
Why is this important?
The city of Yonkers has a rich musical history with many talented musicians, producers, and industry professionals having called this city their home. The Yonkers Music Hall of Fame would be an excellent way to celebrate the achievements of these individuals and honor their contributions to the community.
Additionally, creating a Yonkers Music Hall of Fame and Earl "D.M.X." Simmons Performing Arts Center would be a way to showcase the city's unique culture and heritage, and it would be a fantastic tourist attraction that would draw visitors from all over the country. It would also provide opportunities for future generations to appreciate and learn about music in Yonkers.
As a resident of Yonkers, you can play a significant role in making this project a success by joining the campaign to create the Yonkers Music Hall of Fame, and and Earl "D.M.X." Simmons Performing Arts Center support will be instrumental in creating a space that honors the city's illustrious musical heritage and ensures that it is accessible to all. By joining the campaign and signing the petition, you are showing your commitment to preserving Yonkers' cultural identity and helping to make it an even better place to live, work, and visit.
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