Proclamations

Proclamations

January 5, 2018

U.S. Senate Special Election Results

WHEREAS a Special Election was held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, to fill the vacancy in the representation from Alabama in the Senate of the United States caused by the appointment of the Honorable Jeff Sessions to the position of United States Attorney General; WHEREAS a meeting of the State
November 13, 2017

Apprenticeship Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, registered apprenticeship programs develop Alabama’s workforce by providing opportunities for job-seekers, students and youth to gain skills and secure meaningful employment under the guidance of skilled employers; and WHEREAS, work-based learning and on-the-job training opportunities increase career options for many Alabamians while also
October 24, 2017

Domestic and International Adoption Awareness Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, according to Lifeline Children’s Services, there are approximately 153 million children in crisis of becoming an orphan in the world. In addition, there are 7 million orphans in institutional care internationally; and WHEREAS, the State of Alabama believes all children deserve the chance
October 9, 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Talladega Superspeedway has been an Alabama tradition since 1969; and WHEREAS, a member of the Earnhardt family has competed at Talladega since 1978; and WHEREAS, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has competed at Talladega Superspeedway since 1998; and WHEREAS, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ranks second on
October 4, 2017

Raoul Wallenberg Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, in January 1944, the United States War Refugee Board asked Sweden to send a representative to Hungary to organize rescue operations for the Jewish community; and WHEREAS, Raoul Wallenberg, with extraordinary courage, managed to save the lives of tens of thousands of men,
October 4, 2017

Color the World Orange Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that most often affects one limb (arm, leg, hand, or foot) usually after an injury, surgery, stroke or heart attack; and WHEREAS, CRPS is believed to be caused by damage to, or malfunction
October 1, 2017

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the State of Alabama recognizes that it has a vital role in identifying, protecting and responding to cyber threats that may have a significant impact to our citizen’s security and privacy; and WHEREAS, critical infrastructure sectors are increasingly reliant on information systems and
October 1, 2017

Careers in Construction Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Careers in Construction Month is an annual month designated to increase public awareness and appreciation of construction craft professionals and the entire construction workforce; and WHEREAS, during this month, employers, associations and schools are encouraged to conduct job fairs, panel discussions, and local
September 28, 2017

World Environmental Health Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the field of environmental health provides important services to the citizens of Alabama and the world by ensuring the purity of food, milk, shellfish, water, air and other factors that contribute to their personal community environments; and WHEREAS, the field of environmental health
September 28, 2017

Pro Bono Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, in a democratic society, access to justice is a fundamental and essential right; however, records show that one in every four of the more than 900,000 Alabamians living in poverty experience legal problems with the majority of these being civil problems, consumer issues