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Parks and Recreation Month
To proclaim the month of July 2019 as
Parks and Recreation Month and encourage
all citizens of Westerville to celebrate with citizens of
other communities throughout the nation by recognizing
that parks and recreation services are essential to the
quality of life, not only in July, but all through the year.
To proclaim the month of June 2019 as Pride Month
in Westerville and urge residents to reflect on the ongoing
struggle for equality members of the LGBTQ community
face and celebrate the contributions that enhance the City
National Family Caregivers Month Proclamation
To proclaim November 2018 as the National Family Caregivers
Month and encourage everyone to work through our community,
religious, social, business and other organizations to offer programs
and services that will provide caregivers the support and encouragement
they need to carry out their vital responsibilities.
Small Business Saturday
To proclaim Saturday, November 24,
2018 as Small Business Saturday in Westerville
and urge all citizens to join in the observance, as the
City celebrates the accomplishments of small business
owners and their employees and encourage the development
of new small businesses.
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
To proclaim the month of November 2018 as
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Westerville
and urge all citizens to join together to raise public
awareness of the symptoms, prevention and
treatment of pancreatic cancer.
To proclaim Sunday, November 11, 2018
as Veteran's Day in Westerville and urge all
citizens to recognize the valor and sacrifice of
our veterans through ceremonies, prayers, and
participation in patriotic activities in the community.
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
To proclaim the month of October 2018 as
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
in Westerville and urge all women and their
families in Westerville to get the facts
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
To proclaim the month of October 2018, as Domestic
Violence Awareness Month in Westerville and encourage
residents to speak out against domestic violence and
support local efforts to assist victims of these crimes
in finding the help and healing they need.
Public Power Week
To proclaim the week of October 7-13, 2018 be
designated the 32nd annual Public Power Week in order to
honor the City of Westerville Electric Division for its contributions
to the community and to make its consumer-owners, policy makers,
and employees more aware of its contributions to their well-being
and how it makes their lives powerful.
Fire Prevention Week
To proclaim October 7-13, 2018 as Fire
Prevention Week throughout this Community,
and urge all the people of Westerville to be aware
of their surroundings, look for available ways out in
the event of a fire or other emergency, respond when
the smoke alarm sounds by exiting the building immediately,
and to support the many public safety activities and efforts
Westerville's fire and emergency services during
Fire Prevention Week 2018.
To proclaim the month of October 2018, as
Neighbor2Neighbor in Westerville and urge
our citizens, both individually and collectively, to
strengthen ties of friendship, neighborhood and
community by helping those in need.
Inclusion and Acceptance Month
To proclaim the month of September 2018
as Inclusion and Acceptance Month in Westerville
and encourage residents to participate in these community
events that bring the spirit of inclusiveness, acceptance and
understanding within our community.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
To proclaim the month of September 2018 as
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Westerville
and encourage all citizens and businesses to honor
childhood cancer patients, survivors, their families and
caregivers, and remember those who have lost their
lives to this devastating disease.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
To proclaim the month of September 2018 as
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Westerville
and encourage all citizens and individuals to raise
awareness, support research, improve care and
prevention of prostate cancer.
Jeff Hartnell Day
To proclaim the Friday, September
28, 2018 as Jeff Hartnell Day in Westerville
and to encourage residents to kindly remember
Jeff Hartnell for his many contributions to our community.
Hunger Action Month Proclamation
To proclaim the month of September 2018 as Hunger
Action Month in Westerville, and urge our citizens to become
more aware of the problem of hunger that faces our community
and to support programs that prevent hunger.
Honor Flight Westerville 100th Anniversary Proclamation
To hereby recognize the dedication and commitment of
the Westerville Honor Flight Committee and for its incredible
work to honor the men and women who defended our freedoms.
Church of the Messiah 200th Anniversary Proclamation
To hereby extend our appreciation to the Church of
the Messiah and its members who have worked so
faithfully and given so generously to our community
and congratulate them on this momentous occasion.
Grandparents Day Proclamation
To proclaim Sunday, September 9, 2018
as Grandparents Day and urge every citizen
of Westerville to join in this observance by honoring
the life-long contributions of our grandparents and
recognizing the vital resources, love and history all
our grandparents provide.
Parks and Recreation Month
To proclaim the month of July 2018
as Parks and Recreation Month and
encourage all citizens of Westerville to celebrate
with citizens of other communities throughout the nation
by recognizing that parks and recreation services are essential
to the quality of life, not only in July, but all through the year.
Jack Bope, Jr.
Jack Bope, Jr. has earned and justly
deserves public recognition for his many
years of service to Franklin County Public Health
and the Westerville Community. To hereby recognize
Jack Bope, Jr. for his many years of dedicated service in
To proclaim the month of June 2018
as Pride Month in Westerville and urge
our residents to reflect on the ongoing struggle
for equality members of the LGBTQ community
face and celebrate the contributions that
enhance the City.
To proclaim June 14, 2018 as Flag Day
in Westerville and urge all residents to observe
Flag Day by flying the Stars and Stripes from their
homes and other suitable places and to celebrated our
heritage in public gatherings and activities and to publicly
recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the
Unites States of America.
To proclaim May 25, 2015 as Poppy
Day in Westerville and ask all citizens pay tribute to
those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the name
of freedom by wearing the Memorial Poppy on this day.
National Mental Health Month
To proclaim May 2018 as National Mental
Health Month in Westerville and urge all residents
to support Concord Counseling Services and the service
they provide to all citizens in Westerville.
National Emergency Medical Services Week
To proclaim the week of May 20 through May 26, 2018
as National Emergency Medical Services Week in Westerville
with the theme, "EMS Strong, Strong Together" and encourage
the community to observe this week with appropriate
programs, ceremonies and activities.
National Wetlands Month
To Proclaims May 2018 as National
Wetlands Month and call upon all
citizens of Westerville to aid in the continuing
efforts to preserve our valuable wetland resources.
Kids to Parks Day
To proclaim Saturday, May 19, 2018 as Kids
to Parks Day in Westerville and urge residents
of Westerville to make time May 19, 2018 to take
the children in their lives to a neighborhood, state or
Honoring Our Heroes Weekend
To proclaim May 25, 2018 through May 28, 2018
as Honoring Our Heroes Weekend in Westerville
and recognize this weekend as an opportunity for us
all to come together as a community to remember,
to honor, and to heal.
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
To proclaim May 2018 as National Physical Fitness and
Sports Month and encourage all to celebrate by participating
in their choice of quality of life activities, options and experiences
as well as maintaining these healthy and happy activities and
attitudes throughout the year.
Dr. Kathy Krendl Day
To proclaim Wednesday, May 16, 2018 as
Dr. Kathy Krendl Day in Westerville and express
appreciation for her service of outstanding leadership
and dedication to Otterbein University and the City of
Westerville and extend to her sincere best wishes for a
long and happy retirement.
Bob Crain Proclamation
To recognize Bob Crain for his many years of
dedicated service in the community, helping to
build memories for children and their families,
making our community a better place to live, work
and play and express sincere appreciation and gratitude
for his outstanding leadership and do hereby proclaim
May 5th as Bob Crain Day.
National Older Americans Month
To proclaim May 2018 as National Older Americans
Month and urge every citizen of Westerville to join in this
observance in honoring the life-long contributions of our older
residents; and to assist our senior citizens to continue their
involvement in the community, recognizing the vital resources
our senior citizens provide.
National Bike Month
To Proclaim May 2018 as National
Bike Month. National Bike Month is a
time when citizens can do something special
to direct deserved national attention to the
benefits of physical activity.
National Public Works Week
To proclaim May 6 through May 12, 2018
as National Public Works Week in Westerville
and urge all residents to recognize the contributions
which public works officials make every day to our health,
safety, comfort, and quality of life.
National Police Week
To proclaim May 13 through May 19, 2018
as National Police Week in Westerville and ask
that all residents and businesses "Light Central Ohio
Blue" by placing blue bulbs in exterior lights and displaying
visible blue ribbons during Police Memorial Week. The City calls upon
all citizens to observe May 15, 2018 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day
in honor of those law enforcement officers who, through their courageous
deeds, have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their community
or have become disabled in the performance of duty, and let us recognize and pay respect to the survivors of our fallen heroes.
National Garden Week
To proclaim June 3, 2018 through June 9,
2018 as National Garden Clubs, Inc. National
Garden Week in Westerville and urge all residents to
acknowledge the importance of Gardening and the numerous
contributions of Gardeners.
27th Annual WesterFlora 2018 Garden Tour
To proclaim the WesterFlora 2018 Season is open. To
encourage all residents to support the spirit of WesterFlora
and the Westerville Garden Club's efforts to beautify Westerville.
National Day of Prayer
To Proclaim Thursday, May 3, 2018 as a Day of Prayer
in Recognition of National Day of Prayer and the WARM
Community Prayer Breakfast in Westerville and recognize
the Westerville Area Resource Ministry for their dedication
of providing a valuable service to the residents of Westerville.
Financial Literacy Month
To proclaim the month of April 2018
as Financial Literacy Month in Westerville
and encourage all residents to learn more
about financial strategies and options.
To proclaim Friday, April 27, 2018 as Arbor Day in
commemoration of the 146th 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 Volunteer Week
To proclaim April 15 through April 21, 2018
as National Volunteer Week in Westerville, and
urge all citizens to be aware of the contributions made
by our service organizations and volunteer workers within
the City of Westerville.
Parkinson's Awareness Month
To proclaim April 2018 as Parkinson's Awareness
Month in Westerville and urge the community to promote
awareness to fight Parkinson's disease, thereby, improving
the quality of human life for those living with Parkinson's disease.
National Telecommunications Week
To proclaim the week of April 8 through
April 14, 2018 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 April 8 through April 14,
2018 as National Library Week in Westerville
and encourage all people to take advantage of
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 2018
be referred to as Celebration of the Arts Month
in Westerville and to 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.
Mayors' Monarch Pledge
On behalf of the people of Westerville
who have already joined in creating a healthy
habitat for these magnificent butterflies, Mayor
Treneff is honored to sign the National Wildlife
Federation's Mayors' Monarch Pledge; and
encourages other city officials across this
great nation to take a stand so that the
monarch butterfly will once again
flourish across the continent.
Service Day Proclamation
To proclaim Saturday, April 7, 2018
as Service Day in Westerville and urge
all residents to volunteer in this worthwhile
community activity by helping out the local
non-profit organizations or residents in need.
Emerson Elementary School Day Proclamation
To proclaim Monday, March 19, 2018
as Emerson Elementary School Day in
celebration of 122 years of education excellence
to the Westerville Community
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
To Proclaim Monday, January 15, 2018
as Martin Luther King Jr. Day throughout
the City of Westerville and urge our citizens
to rededicate themselves to the principle of
justice and equality for all.
Cervical Health Awareness Month
To Proclaim the month of January as Cervical
Health Awareness Month throughout the City of
Westerville and encourage all citizens to recognize
that cervical cancer is preventable, and to encourage
and support women in our lives in taking charge of their
health and availing themselves of the tests and vaccines
that have proven so effective in preventing cervical cancer.
National Engineers Week
To Proclaim February 18, 2018 through February
24, 2018 as National Engineers Week in Westerville,
in order to give 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 community residents who are members of this