2017 Proclamations

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Michael Hooper Day

To proclaim Monday, April 24, 2017 as Michael 

Hooper Day in Westerville and urge all citizens to 

join me in extending to Michael Hooper our deep

appreciation for his distinguished service and our

best wishes for a long and happy retirement. 

Michael Hooper 

 Arbor Day

To proclaim Friday, April 28, 2017 as Arbor Day in

commemoration of the 145th anniversary of Arbor Day

and do hereby urge all citizens of the City of Westerville

to support the Westerville Shade Tree Commission's

efforts to beautify our community and commend their

efforts to promote the planting of trees in accordance

with the City Tree Master Plan.


 National Telecommunications Week

To proclaim the week of April 9 through April 15, 2017

as National Telecommunications Week in Westerville, in honor

of the men and women whose diligence and professionalism

keep our city and citizens safe.


National Library Week

To proclaim the week of April 9 through April 15, 2017 

as National Library Week in Westerville and encourage

all people to take advantage of the wonderful library resources 

available at our community's indispensable center for ideas and information, the Westerville Public Library.


Celebration of the Arts Month

To proclaim that the month of April 2017 be referred to

as Celebration of the Arts Month in Westerville and declare

Westerville as an arts-friendly community of educators, learners,

and practitioners and sets aside the month of April annually for the

recognition and celebration of the Arts.


National Volunteer Week

To proclaim the week of April 23 through April 29, 2017 

as National Volunteer Week in Westerville and urge all

citizens to be aware of the contributions made by our

service organizations and volunteer workers.  



National Autism Awareness Month

To proclaim April 2017 as National Autism Awareness Month in

Westerville and to raise public awareness of autism as well as to 

increase knowledge of the programs that have been and are being 

developed to support individuals with autism and their families.  



National Engineers Week 

To proclaim February 19, 2017 through February 25, 2017 as 

National Engineers Week in Westerville, in order to give all citizens the opportunity to recognize the contributions made by the engineering profession, and hereby urge all citizens to join in tribute and recognition

to the Westerville community residents who are members of this worthy profession.


 Westerville Garden Club 70th Anniversary

To proclaim 2017 as the Year of the Westerville Garden Club

in recognition of their 70th Anniversary and encourage all residents

to support the Westerville Garden Club's efforts to beautify the City of Westerville


Clergy Appreciation Week

To proclaim January 29, 2017 through February 4, 2017 as

Clergy Appreciation Week and encourage the citizens of Westerville,

Ohio to show their appreciation and support for the clergy whose efforts

make this community a better place in which to live. 


 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

To proclaim Monday, January 16, 2017 as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day throughout the City of Westerville and urge all citizens to rededicate themselves to the principle of justice and equality for all.