Youth Soccer Month

By the Governor of Alabama
WHEREAS, Youth Soccer Month is dedicated to increasing awareness of the benefits of playing Youth Soccer in America; and
WHEREAS, Youth Soccer Month, mirrors the message of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports – communicating the importance of physical activity/fitness and exercise and a link to good health; and
WHEREAS, Youth Soccer Month will be comprised of a month long mixture of national and grassroots activities designed to raise awareness of the physical fitness, psychological and social benefits of participating in the beautiful game; and
WHEREAS, the Alabama Soccer Association is proud to support this effort and further the goals of Youth Soccer Month, by communicating the messages of Fun, Family, Friendship, and Fitness; and
WHEREAS, the Alabama Soccer Association will emphasize soccer as the number one participation sport in America and a leading contributor to the healthy lifestyle of millions of American families and highlighting the various programs available to children interested in participating in soccer, including inner city, special needs, recreational and elite soccer programs:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim September 2017, as
Youth Soccer Month
in the State of Alabama.
Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 1st day of September 2017.
Kay Ivey