Proclamations

Proclamations

National Transportation Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, transportation is a vital force in our society. Transportation moves the nation’s goods, delivers the products of our farms and factories, and enables us to live and work where we choose; and WHEREAS, transportation affords us the opportunity for leisure travel, thus educating
Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund was established in 1984 as a private non-profit organization dedicated to telling the story of American law enforcement and making it safer for those who serve; and WHEREAS, the Memorial Fund maintains the National Law Enforcement

Infrastructure Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the State of Alabama relies on critical infrastructure to support our daily lives, including our roads and bridges, our railroads and transit systems, our ports and airports, our pipes and water system, our reliable power supply, our access to broadband, and our connectivity

Childhood Apraxia of Speech Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) causes children to have extreme difficulty planning and producing the precise, highly refined and specific series of movements of the tongue, lips, jaw, and palate that are necessary for the production of proper speech; and WHEREAS, it is

Children of Fallen Patriots Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the men and women of our Armed Forces continue to work together to protect and serve the citizens of the United States; and WHEREAS, throughout our nation’s history, many of these patriots have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms; and WHEREAS,

National Day of Prayer

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, our nation was founded by men who sought wisdom and guidance through prayer; and WHEREAS, the National Day of Prayer was first proclaimed by the Continental Congress in 1775; and WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States, in 1952, enacted legislation setting aside

Mental Health Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month; and WHEREAS, mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being; and WHEREAS, one in five American adults and children are affected by a mental illness; and WHEREAS, mental health problems do not discriminate,
Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, correctional officers and Department of Corrections employees are capable, committed, patient and persistent professionals who serve admirably in correctional facilities all across the state as chaplains, teachers, counselors, supervisors, managers, directors and commissioners; and WHEREAS, the men and women who serve the Department
Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, one in 10 children have mental health problems severe enough to impair their functioning at home, in school or in the community. Yet, in any given year, it is estimated that less than one in five of these children receive needed treatment; and

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, preventing child abuse and neglect is a community problem that depends on involvement among people throughout the community; and WHEREAS, child maltreatment occurs when people find themselves in stressful situations, without community resources, and don’t know how to cope; and WHEREAS, the majority