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The City of Westerville will join efforts to utilize the
expertise of community leaders to develop and implement
an outreach campaign to ensure complete and accurate count
through awareness and education of the count's importance to
residents to overcome cultural, economic, technology or linguistic
barriers to participation in the 2020 Census.
Poppy Days Proclamation
To proclaim May 18, 2019 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.
Honoring Our Heroes Weekend
To proclaim May 24, 2019 through May 27, 2019
as Honoring Our Heroes Weekend in Westerville and
recognize this weekend as an opportunity for all to come
together as a community to remember, to honor, and to heal.
National Emergency Medical Services Week
To proclaim the week of May 19 through May 25, 2019
as National Emergency Medical Services Week in
Westerville with the theme, "Beyond the Call" and
encourage the community to observe this week
with appropriate programs, ceremonies
National Mental Health Month
To proclaim May 2019 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 Wetlands Month
To proclaim May 2019 as National Wetlands
Month and call upon all citizens of Westerville
to enjoy, protect, and learn about our valuable
WesterFlora 2019 Garden Tour
To proclaim the WesterFlora 2019 Season is open.
To encourage all residents to support the Spirit of WesterFlora
and the Westerville Garden Club's efforts to beautify Westerville.
And through their efforts the community can all look forward to
the 28th Annual WesterFlora 2019 Garden Tour on Sunday,
July 21, 2019.
National Garden Week
To proclaim June 2, 2019 through June 8, 2019
as National Garden Week in Westerville and urge
all residents to acknowledge the importance of Gardening
and the numerous contributions of Gardeners.
Public Service Recognition Week
To proclaim May 5 through May 11, 2019 as
Public Service Recognition Week in Westerville
and urge all residents to recognize the ongoing dedication
of public employees as they tend to the needs of the public.
National Police Week
To proclaim May 12 through May 18, 2019 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. To
call upon all citizens to observe May 15, 2019 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 to recognize
and pay respect to the survivors of the fallen heroes.
Kids to Parks Day
To proclaim Saturday, May 18, 2019
as Kids to Parks Day in Westerville and
urge residents of Westerville to make time
May 18, 2019 to take the children in their lives
to a neighborhood, state or national park.
National Bike Month
To Proclaim May 2019 as National
Bike Month in Westerville and encourages
all of our citizens to get back on their bikes
and enjoy the many trails and bike paths in
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
To proclaim May 2019 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
National Older Americans Month
To proclaim May 2019 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
Fr. Charlie Klinger Day
To proclaim Tuesday, June 11, 2019 as Fr. Charlie
Klinger Day in Westerville and express appreciation for
his service of outstanding leadership and dedication to the
St. Paul Apostle Catholic Church and the City of Westerville
and extend to him sincere best wishes
for a long and happy retirement.
To proclaim Wednesday, May 1, 2019
as Law Day in Westerville and call upon
all citizens, schools, businesses, clubs, and
the news media to commemorate the role
of law in our lives.
Arbor Day Proclamation
To Proclaim Friday, April 26, 2019 as Arbor Day
in commemoration of the 147th anniversary of Arbor
Day and do hereby urge all citizens of the City of
Westerville to support the Westerville Parks and
Recreation Advisory Boards efforts to beautify
our community and commend their efforts to
promote the planting of trees in accordance
with the City Tree Master Plan.
Leadership Westerville Service Day Proclamation
To proclaim Saturday, April 27, 2019 as Service Day
in Westerville and urge all residents to volunteer in this
worthwhile community activity by helping out local
non-profit organizations or residents in need.
Community Prayer Breakfast Proclamation
To proclaim Thursday, May 2, 2019 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.
National Library Week Proclamation
To proclaim April 10 through April 16, 2019 as
National Library Week in Westerville and encourage
all people to take advantage of the wonderful library resources
available at the community's indispensable center for
ideas and information, the Westerville
Celebration of the Arts Month
To proclaim that the month of April 2019 be
referred to as Celebration of the Arts Month in
Westerville and declares 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.
Telecommunications Week Proclamation
To proclaim the week of April 14 through April 20,
2019 as National Public Safety Telecommunications
Week in Westerville, in honor of the men and women
whose diligence and professionalism keep the
city and citizens safe.
Dr. John L. Comerford Day
To proclaim Friday, April 12, 2019
as Dr. John L. Comerford Day in Westerville
and wish him success in the continuing effort to
contribute to the betterment of civilization through
programs of higher education.
Women's History Month Proclamation
To proclaim March 2019 as Women's History
Month in Westerville and call upon residents to
observe this month appropriate programs, ceremonies
National Engineers Week
To proclaim February 17, 2019 through February 23,
2019 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 community residents
who are members of this worthy profession.
Clergy Appreciation Week
To proclaim February 3, 2019 through February 9, 2019
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.
Officers Anthony P. Morelli and Eric Joering Month
To proclaim the month of February 2019 as Officers Anthony P.
Morelli and Eric Joering Month and call upon residents to observe
this special month in honor of Officers Anthony P. Morelli and
Eric Joering who honorably and faithfully served the
City of Westerville.
100th Anniversary of the 18th Amendment
To proclaim that Westerville is the Home of the 18th
Amendment to the United States Constitution, and that on
its 100th Anniversary, that January 16, 1919 remains a momentous
day in our world's history.
Beth Weinhardt Day
To proclaim Monday, January 21, 2019 as Beth
Weinhardt Day in Westerville and express appreciation
for her service of outstanding leadership and dedication to
Westerville Public Library and the City of Westerville and extend
to her sincere best wishes for a long and happy retirement.
Cervical Health Awareness Month
To proclaim the month of January 2019 as Cervical Health
Awareness Month throughout the City of Westerville and encourage
all our 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. We have the means to
prevent this disease; it is incumbent on all of us to insure we
have the will to do so.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
To proclaim Monday, January 21, 2019
as Martin Luther King Jr. Day throughout the
City of Westerville and urge citizens to rededicate
themselves to the principle of justice and equality for all.