GEHS Junior Cooper McGuire singing the national anthem at the 2015 State of the City address at Gardner City Hall.

GEHS Junior Cooper McGuire singing the national anthem at the 2015 State of the City address at Gardner City Hall. Submitted photo

WATCH VIDEO of Mayor Chris Morrow’s 2015 State of the City address on March 12, has been made publicly available by City Hall.
The 8:30 a.m. meeting began with GEHS Junior Cooper McGuire singing the national anthem, followed by the pledge of allegiance and an invocation by Pastor Joey Lang. Approximately 40 people, including residents, public officials and city staff crowded into city hall to hear the Mayor’s second annual address. Mayor Morrow’s speech highlighted past accomplishments and introduce a new strategy called the Triple “C” Approach aimed to help Gardner reach its economic development goals.
The annual State of the City address is usually presented in March and this was the second delivered by Mayor Morrow.