Proclamations

The City of Parkland (City) regularly recognizes causes with proclamations read into the record at City Commission meetings.  In addition to the proclamations formally recognized at Commission meetings, the City also supports many other causes which carry the designation of national day, week, or month.  Below is a list of those causes.

National Months

January
Blood Donor
Braille Literacy
Mentoring
Slavery/Human Trafficking Prev.
Blood Donor Month

February
Cancer Prevention
Heart/Heart Healthy
Black History
Library Lovers
Teen Dating Violence Aware.
LGBT+

March
Developmental Disabilities
Endometriosis Awareness
Irish-American Heritage
Multiple Sclerosis
Brain Injury Awareness
Cerebral Palsy Awareness
Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Kidney
Nutrition
Women’s History
Social Work
Employee Appreciation

April
TAR Syndrome Awareness
Alcohol Awareness
Esophageal Cancer Awareness
Hope
Child Abuse Awareness
Donate Life Awareness
Fair Housing
Keep America Beautiful
Autism Awareness
Parkinson’s Awareness
Volunteer
Records and Information Mgt.
Sexual Assault Awareness
Landscape Architecture
Sarcoidosis Awareness
Distracted Driving Awareness

May
ALS Awareness
Better Speech and Language
Celiac Disease
Jewish-American Heritage
Stroke Awareness
Military Appreciation
Mental Health Awareness
Wild Fire Awareness
Brain Cancer/Tumor Awareness
Foster Care
Older Americans
Blood Pressure Education
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness
Lyme Disease Awareness
Skin Cancer/Melanoma Aware.
Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage
Lupus Awareness
Asthma and Allergy Awareness

June
LGBTQIA Pride
Men’s Health
Caribbean-American Heritage
PTSD Awareness
Safety
Alzheimer’s/Brain Awareness
Black Lives Matter
Fireworks Safety
Aphasia Awareness

July
Cell Phone Courtesy
Make A Difference to Children
Social Wellness
Parks and Recreation

August
Dog
Black Business
Children’s Eye Health & Safety
MedicAlert Awareness
Back to School
Immunization Awareness
Water Quality
Wellness
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Aware.

September
Baby Safety
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
Hispanic Heritage
Little League
Blood Cancer Awareness
Disease Literacy
Childhood Cancer Awareness
Childhood Obesity Awareness
Library Card Sign-Up
Neonatal Intensive Care Aware.
Self-Care Awareness
Sickle Cell Awareness
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness
Prostate Health
Suicide Awareness
Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Aware.
Alcohol/Drug Addiction Recovery

October
Economic Education
Antidepressant Death Aware.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Down Syndrome Awareness
Dyslexia Awareness
Emotional Intelligence Aware.
Emotional Wellness
Filipino-American History
German-American Heritage
Halloween Safety
Health Literacy
Italian-American Heritage
Long-Term Care Planning
ADD/ADHD Awareness
Animal Safety and Protection
Bullying Prevention
Rett Syndrome Awareness
Polish-American Heritage
SIDS Awareness
Women’s Small Business
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness
Spina Bifida Awareness
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness
Liver Awareness
Domestic Violence Awareness
Learning and Development

November
Diabetes/Diabetic Eye Disease
Epilepsy Awareness
Lung Cancer Awareness
Military Family
Alzheimer’s Disease
COPD
Long-Term Care Awareness
Marrow Awareness
Native American Heritage
Family Literacy
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness
PTA Healthy Lifestyles
Stomach Cancer Awareness

December
Drunk/Drug Driving Prevention
Human Rights

National Weeks

January
Folic Acid Awareness
Home Office Safety and Security
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
School Choice

February
African Heritage and Health
Patient Recognition
Burn Awareness
School Counseling
Feeding Tube
Congenital Heart Defect
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Take Your Family to School
Children of Alcoholics
Random Acts of Kindness
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Staff
Eating Disorders Awareness
Invasive Species Week

March
Invest in Veterans
Endometriosis Awareness
Consumer Protection
Groundwater Awareness
Schools Social Work
Newspapers in Education
Read an E-Book
Words Matter
School Breakfast
Women in Construction
Animal Poison Prevention
Struggling Against Racism

April
Integrated Respiratory Care
Cancer Registrars
Library
Public Health
Public Safety Telecommunicator
Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Aware.
Neurodiagnostic
Volunteer
Crime Victim’s Rights
Admin Professionals

May
Small Business
Public Service Recognition
Teacher Appreciation
Bike to Work
Police
Public Works
Emergency Medical Services
City Clerks

June
CPR and AED Awareness
Community Health Improvement
Little League
Lightning Safety Awareness
Men’s Health
Waste and Recycling Workers

July
Hepatitis Awareness

August
Minority Donor Awareness
Exercise with Your Child
Be Kind to Humankind
Drive/Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over

September
Childhood Injury Prevention
Assisted Living
Arts in Education
Suicide Prevention
Healthcare Environmental Services
Historically Black Colleges & Univ.
Eczema
Child Passenger Safety Awareness
Keep Kids Creative
Week of the Deaf
Active Aging

October
Mental Illness Awareness
Fire Prevention
School Lunch
Healthcare Quality
Infection Prevention
Business Women’s
Friends of the Libraries
Food Bank
School Bus Safety
Teen Driver Safety
Red Ribbon
Lead Poisoning Prevention

November
Nurse Practitioner
Hunger and Homeless Awareness
American Education

December
Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness
Computer Science Education

National Days

January
Law Enforcement Appreciation
Human Trafficking Awareness
Religious Freedom
Inspire Your Heart with Art

February
Freedom (from slavery)
Girls and Women in Sports
Missing Persons
Women Physicians
Safer Internet
Shut-In Visitation
Random Acts of Kindness
Caregivers
Presidents
School Resource Officer

March
Self Injury Awareness
Read Across America/Dr. Seuss
National Anthem
Unplugging
Speech and Debate Education
Employee Appreciation
Women’s
Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Aware
Working Moms
Good Samaritan
Freedom of Information
Down Syndrome

April
Autism Awareness
Love Our Children
Library Workers
Employee Benefits
Former POW Recognition
Donate Life Blue and Green

May
Law
School Principal’s
Bike to School
Silence the Shame
Nurses
Barrier Awareness
Receptionists’
School Nurse
Fibromyalgia Awareness
Decency
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
Peace Officers Memorial
Honor LGBT Elders
Endangered Species
Armed Forces

June
Heimlich Maneuver
Trails
Cancer Survivor’s
Juneteenth
HIV Testing
PTSD Awareness
Gun Violence Awareness

July
Father-Daughter Take a Walk
Hire a Veteran
Disability Independence
Korean War Veterans Armistice

August
Minority Donor Awareness
Respect for Parents
Night Out
Agent Orange Awareness
Senior Citizens
Surgical Oncologist
Women’s Equality
Grief Awareness

September
Food Bank
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
Celiac Disease Awareness
Neonatal Nurse
POW/MIA Recognition
IT Professionals
American Business Women’s

October
Custodial Worker’s Recognition
Walk to School
Coffee with a Cop
Emergency Nurse’s
Stop Bullying
Latino AIDS Awareness
Mammography
Day of the Deployed
First Responders
Stroke

November
Autistics Speaking Again
Stress Awareness
STEM/STEAM
Small Business Saturday

December
Special Education
Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Pledge of Allegiance