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Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras, center, signs a proclamation presented by the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Standing next to Figueras is City Councilman George Wangemann and Mindy Wade, Constitution Week chairwoman of the Col. William Candler Chapter.

Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras recently signed a proclamation presented by the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution designating the week of Sept. 17-23, as Constitution Week in observance of the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1787.

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