Proclamations

Proclamations

Building Safety Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, our state is committed to recognizing growth and strength which depends on the safety and economic value of the homes, buildings and infrastructure that serve our citizens, both in everyday life and in times of natural disaster; and WHEREAS, our confidence in the

Alabama Legal Food Frenzy Weeks

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, more than one in four children in Alabama come from families that experience food hardships; and WHEREAS, Alabama’s eight regional food banks distributed more than 50 million pounds of food in 2016 through their network of more than 1,500 partner agencies and pantries,

Kappa Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Kappa Alpha Psi is a collegiate Greek-Letter fraternity with a predominantly African American membership. Since the fraternity’s founding on January 5, 1911 at Indiana University Bloomington, the fraternity has never limited membership based on color, creed or national origin. The fraternity has over
Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, The Children’s Tumor Foundation is observing May 17, 2017 as World Neurofibromatosis (NF) Awareness Day to educate the public about this rare genetic disorder; and WHEREAS, although over 2 million people around the world are living with NF and 1 in every 3,000
Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, The Children’s Tumor Foundation is observing May 17, 2017 as World Neurofibromatosis (NF) Awareness Day to educate the public about this rare genetic disorder; and WHEREAS, although over 2 million people around the world are living with NF and 1 in every 3,000

Women’s Lung Health Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, every eight minutes, one woman in the U.S. loses her battle with lung cancer; and WHEREAS, lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in women and men in the United States; and WHEREAS, there was an estimated 4,150 new cases of lung and

Week of Wishes

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, through wish granting celebrations, the Twilight Wish Foundation enriches the lives of senior citizens who have served others; and WHEREAS, the Twilight Wish Foundation works to fulfill the individual wishes of qualifying senior citizens 68 years of age and older; and WHEREAS, the

Syringomyelia Awareness Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Syringomyelia, often referred to as SM, is a chronic disorder involving the spinal cord; and WHEREAS, the condition occurs when cerebrospinal fluid (normally found outside of the spinal cord and brain) enters the interior of the spinal cord, forming a cavity known as
Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, necrotizing fasciitis was first described within medical literature in 1883 by Fournier and was originally described as a disease of unknown causes; and WHEREAS, it is an uncommon clinical disease of the layers of tissue under the skin that attracts a high profile

National Water Safety Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, National Water Safety Month is an annual awareness campaign coordinated by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals with support from the National Recreation & Parks Association, the American Red Cross and the World Waterpark Association; and WHEREAS, these organizations represent businesses and