The directors of the New York City Bicentennial Corporation are pleased to present this certificate to
"THE SACRED FIRE"
in recognition of the outstanding contribution made to New York City's program for commemorating the 200th Anniversary of American Independence.
The New York City Bicentennial Corporation was established by the Council of The City of New York to encourage and coordinate participation and support of individuals, corporations and civic groups in projects and activities celebrating and commemorating the struggle for American Independence.
The work of the Corporation is carried out by 45 Directors and a small professional staff. The Mayor of The City c New York, The City Council and the New York City Shrines Association, Inc. each appoint 15 members.
Attested to 26th day of May, 1976
Ronald Lee Gaudreau
Abraham D Beame
Mayor of the City of New York
J. Clarence Davies, Jr.
Chairman and President