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July 20, 2022: July as Park and Recreation Month in the City of Takoma Park

July as Park and Recreation Month

WHEREAS, parks and recreation is an integral part of communities throughout this country, including in the City of Takoma Park; and

WHEREAS, parks and recreation promotes health and wellness, improving the physical and mental health of people who live near parks; and

WHEREAS, parks and recreation promotes time spent in nature, which positively impacts mental health by increasing cognitive performance and well-being, and alleviating illnesses such as depression, attention deficit disorders, and Alzheimer’s; and

WHEREAS, parks and recreation encourages physical activities by providing space for popular sports, hiking trails, swimming pools and many other activities designed to promote active lifestyles; and

WHEREAS, park and recreation programming and education activities, such as out of-school time programming, youth sports and environmental education, are critical to childhood development; and

WHEREAS, parks and recreation is fundamental to the environmental well-being of our community; and

WHEREAS, parks and recreation is essential and adaptable infrastructure that makes our communities resilient in the face of natural disasters and climate change; and

WHEREAS, our parks and natural recreation areas ensure the ecological beauty of our community and provide a place for children and adults to connect with nature and recreate outdoors; and

WHEREAS, the City of Takoma Park recognizes the benefits derived from parks and recreation resources.

NOW THEREFORE, I, KATE STEWART, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF TAKOMA PARK, HEREBY PROCLAIM that July is recognized as Park and Recreation Month in the City of Takoma Park.

Date this 20th day of July 2022

Kate Stewart
Mayor       


2022 City Proclamations

July

July as Park and Recreation Month
Proclamation Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of Unification

June

Proclamation of World Refugee Day
Juneteenth Proclamation
National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week — June 4-12, 2022

May

Foster Parent Recognition Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Bike to Work Day – Friday, May 20th
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Day

April

Supporting Arbor Day 2022 in Takoma Park
National Public Health Week Proclamation

March

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Recognition of Two Years Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic
Women’s History Month

February

Proclamation Declaring Invasive Species Awareness Week
Black History Month

 

Mayoral Proclamations - 2021

DateMayoral Proclamations
2021-11-03Recognizing the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) and Volunteers for Their Work Removing Invasive Vines and Protecting Trees in the City
2021-10-06Indigenous Peoples' Day
2021-09-29Energy Efficiency Day 2021
2021-09-08National Preparedness Month - September 2021
2021-09-08Car Free Day - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
2021-07-28Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - July 2021
2021-06-17LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2021
2021-06-16Juneteenth 2021
2021-06-16World Refugee Day 2021
2021-06-02National Gun Violence Awareness Day
2021-06-02Immigrant Heritage Month - June 2021
2021-06-05Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week - June 5-13, 2021
2021-05-19Achievements of the District 20 Delegation in the 2021 Legislative Session
2021-05-192021 Foster Care Recognition Month
2021-05-19Bike to Work Day - Friday, May 21, 2021
2021-05-12Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
2021-05-05Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Day
2021-04-07Supporting Arbor Day 2021 in Takoma Park
2021-03-17Proclaiming March 20, 2021 "MeatOut Day" in Takoma Park
2021-02-10Centennial of Takoma Park Troop 33
2021-01-27Recognizing the Shepherds of Zion Ministries International Church for their Service and Support to the Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic
2021-01-27Recognizing International Holocaust Remembrance Day
2021-01-13Entry into Force of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Table: Takoma Park City Mayoral Proclamations for calendar year 2021. Table maintained by the City Clerk's office. (clerk@takomaparkmd.gov)

Mayoral Proclamations - 2020

DateMayoral Proclamations
2020-11-18Crossroads Farmers Market and Market Ambassadors
2020-11-18Small Business Saturday
2020-11-18Municipal Government Works Month
2020-11-18Mayor Pro Tem
2020-10-21Proclamation Recognizing Young People Holding Bake Sales for
The Movement for Black Lives Organization
2020-10-14Proclamation Recognizing the Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority for Its Support to the Crossroads Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-10-14Proclamation Recognizing National Arts and Humanities Month
2020-10-14Recognizing the Old Takoma Business Association for Its Support to the Takoma Business District During the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-10-07Proclamation Recognizing the Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op for Its Service and Support to the Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-10-07International Pronouns Day
2020-10-07Indigenous Peoples Day
2020-10-07Energy Efficiency Day
2020-09-23Proclamation Recognizing Area Parent Teacher Associations for Community Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-09-23Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2020
Table: Takoma Park City Mayoral Proclamations for calendar year 2020. Table maintained by the City Clerk's office. (clerk@takomaparkmd.gov)

Mayoral Proclamations - 2019

DateMayoral Proclamations
2019-03-20Arbor Day
2019-03-20Love Your Local Day
2019-03-20MeatOut Day
2019-05-08Public Service Week
2019-05-01Bike to Work Week
2019-05-08Public Service Week
2019-06-05Chesapeake Bay Week
2019-06-05Gun Violence Awareness Day
2019-06-05Immigrant Heritage Month
2019-09-11National Preparedness Month
2018-09-11Car Free Day
2019-10-02Energy Efficiency Day
2019-11-06Small Business Saturday
2019-11-18Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department
Table: Takoma Park City Mayoral Proclamations for calendar year 2019. Table maintained by the City Clerk's office. (clerk@takomaparkmd.gov)

Mayoral Proclamations - 2018

DateMayoral Proclamations
2018-02-21Rare Disease Day
2018-09-05National Preparedness Month
2018-10-03Indigenous People's Day
2018-10-17International Pronouns Day
2018-11-14Small Business Saturday
2018-12-05Dance Exchange
Table: Takoma Park City Mayoral Proclamations for calendar year 2018. Table maintained by the City Clerk's office. (clerk@takomaparkmd.gov)

Mayoral Proclamations - 2017

DateMayoral Proclamations
2017-11-15Appointment of Mayor Pro Tempore
2017-11-15Proclaiming November as Municipal Government Works Month
2017-11-01Small Business Saturday - November 25, 2017
2017-09-13National Preparedness Month
2017-05-24National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Takoma Park - June 2, 2017

 

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