May 31, 2017

Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit

Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit Wednesday, May, 31, 2017 6:00 p.m. U.S. Space and Rocket Center – Huntsville, AL Good evening and welcome to our Sweet Home Alabama! Thank you for that warm introduction and for sponsoring tonight’s event, Ward. It is an honor for our state to host you,
Governor Ivey Signs Sex Offender Reporting Bill
May 31, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Sex Offender Reporting Bill

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey, on Friday, May 26, 2017, signed into law Senate Bill 301, sponsored by Senator Vivian Figures. “The most important duty of government is to keep our people safe. I proudly signed SB301, because it protects the vulnerable in our society by ensuring that reporting requirements
May 31, 2017

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Alabama’s seniors are valued members of society, and it is our collective responsibility to ensure they live safely and with dignity; and WHEREAS, older adults and Alabamians with a disability are often targets for abuse, neglect and exploitation and such maltreatment is an
May 31, 2017

The Year of Lions Centennial Celebration

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, The International Association of Lions Clubs was founded in 1917 and is celebrating 100 years of humanitarian service; and WHEREAS, the humanitarian service of Lions clubs began in Alabama in 1922 with the chartering of Lions Clubs in Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile; and
May 31, 2017

Scoliosis Awareness Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, it is important to increase public awareness of scoliosis to help children, parents, health care workers, and others understand, recognize, and treat complex spinal deformities; and WHEREAS, scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine which can lead to lifelong health issues and
May 31, 2017

National Public Works Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Alabama; and WHEREAS, these infrastructure, facilities and services could
May 31, 2017

National Garden Clubs Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, The Garden Club of Alabama Inc. helps beautify and preserve our natural resources in our communities; and WHEREAS, The Garden Club of Alabama began in Montgomery, Alabama on August 28, 1932 when 71 Alabama delegates who represented 50 Alabama Garden Clubs met and
May 31, 2017

Military Education Excellence Year

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Alabama serves as the host to active duty service members from every branch of the military to include being the home of seven active military bases of the Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard and dozens of reserve units. Alabama is also home
May 31, 2017

Father’s Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, it is important to give appropriate recognition to past and present fathers for their unique and valuable role in the lives of their children and for providing the foundation for the healthy and social development of their families who are a vital interest
May 31, 2017

Beef for Father’s Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the beef cattle industry is one of the largest segments of the agricultural community, consisting of over 17,000 cattle farms statewide and representing a $2.5 billion industry; and WHEREAS, cash receipts from the sale of cattle and calves in 2016 reached $558 million,