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SAMPLE PROCLAMATIONS

The following sample proclamations have been generously shared by Texas city secretaries. They are available to modify for your use.

Thank you to contributors Toni Milam, Angela Winkle, Dayl Cooksey, Rachel Austin, Peggy Clifton, Carol Couch, Alma Deckard, Janice Ellis, Stephanie Galanides, Michele Glaser, Jessica Graefe, Cassell Hodges, Susan House, Diana Offord, Linda Rhodes, Sherry Roberts, Deborah Sorensen, Doris Speer, Carole Vanzant, Lee Woodward, and Christi Wynn.

Another resource to consider is The Blue Book of Awards by A. Gray Stephens and Stephanie S. Cummings.

If you would like to reach out to your fellow city secretaries for a guide on a specific proclamation not found here, we recommend joining the TexasMunicipalClerks Yahoo Group.

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If you have any difficulty opening any of these files, please contact us. These files are Word documents or PDF documents (you may need latest edition of the free program Adobe Reader to view PDF documents).

 

Special Events and Days/Weeks/Months to Observe

American Business Women's Day
American Diabetes Month
American Red Cross Month: sample 1, 2
Arbor Day: sample 1, 2, 3
Armed Forces Appreciation Day
Asthma Awareness Month
Autism Awareness Month
Black History Month: sample 1, 2
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Brave Soldier Day (see also: Welcoming Home)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: sample 1
Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Building Safety Month
Bullying Prevention Day
Cancer Prevention Month
Caps for Soldiers Day
Chamber of Commerce Week
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Week
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
Constitution Week: sample 1, 2
Czech Heritage Month
Day for Kids
Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week: sample 1, 2
Engineers Week
Fair Housing Month

Flag Day and Week
Historical Observation Month
Hurricane Awareness/Preparedness Week: sample 1, 2
Good Samaritan Month
Infant Immunization and Awareness Week
Kidney Awareness Month
Lemonade Day - Prepared 4 Life
Leukemia, Lymphonma, & Myeloma Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Lyric Theater Day
March for Meals Month (Meals on Wheels) and "Mayors for Meals Day"
Medal of Honor Day
Media Appreciation Day
Memorial Day
Mentoring Month
Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: sample 1, 2, 3, 4
Municipal Clerks Week
Music Week
National Colonial Heritage Month
Municipal Court Week

 

Narcolepsy Awareness
National Day of Prayer: sample 1, 2
National Epilepsy Month
National Music Week

National Night Out: sample 1, 2
National Nursing Home Week
National Payroll Week
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
National Public Works Week, Public Works Week
National Service Recognition Day
National Small Business Week
National Tourism Week
Older Americans Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Parliamentary Law Month

Pastor Appreciation Month/Day
Peace Officers Memorial Day
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Playful City USA Day
Poison Prevention Week: sample 1, 2
Police Officer Day; Police Week & Peace Officers Memorial Day; Police Week
Public Works Week

Preparedness Month (Emergency Preparedness)
Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Public Safety Communications Week
Public Works Week
Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month
Rachel's Rally Day
Recovery Month (mental and/or substance use disorders)
Red Ribbon Week
Relay for Life Recognition
Ride 2 Recovery Annual Texas Challenge Day
Safe Digging Month: sample 1, 2
School Board Recognition Month: sample 1, 2
September 11 - Patriot Day, National Day of Service and Remembrance: sample 1, 2, 3, 4, and Survivor Recognition
Severe Weather Awareness Week: sample 1, 2
Silver Star Banner Day
Social Work Month
Special Olympics Day
STEM Education Week
Student Government Day
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Texas Week

Texting & Driving--It Can Wait Day: sample 1, 2
Thanksgiving
United States Army Day
United We Stand Day
Veterans Day, Veterans Appreciation Week
Vietnam War Memorial Day, Texas
War of 1812 Anniversary
Wear Red for Women Day (heart disease)
Week of the Young Child
Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Day
Work Zone Awareness Week
World Habitat Day


 

Anniversaries and Birthdays

Anniversary - Attorney
Anniversary - Children's Medical Center
Anniversary - Church: sample 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Anniversary - City
Anniversary - Community College District
Anniversary - Newcomers Club
Anniversary - Orchestra
Anniversary - Police Department
Anniversary - Public Library System
Anniversary - Rotary Club
Anniversary - School District
Anniversary - State School
Anniversary - Union Pacific Railroad
Anniversary - Wedding: sample 1 (65th), sample 2 (50th), sample 3 (50th)
Birthday: sample 1 (90th), sample 2 (100th), sample 3 (85th), sample 4 (112th)

 

Retirements and Resignations

Retirement of Assistant Fire Chief
Retirement of Business Employee: sample 1, 2
Retirement of City Employee: sample 1, 2
Retirement of City's Arts Center Manager
Retirement of City Manager
Retirement of City Secretary
Retirement of City's Housing Manager
Retirement of City's Parks and Recreation - Senior Recreation Supervisor
Retirement of City's Parks and Recreation - Manager for Recreation Services
Retirement of Deputy Fire Chief
Retirement of Director of Library Services
Retirement of Director of Public Works
Retirement of EMS Board President
Retirement of Finance Director
Retirement of Fire Chief
Retirement of ISD Superintendant
Retirement of Judge
Retirement of Municipal Band Director
Retirement of Pastor: sample 1, 2, 3
Retirement of Police Officer and of Police Chief
Retirement of Softball Coach/Association Board Member/President
Retirement of USPS Employee

 

Dedicated and Distinguished Individuals, Honorary Titles, and Keys to the City

Citizen of the Year: sample 1, 2
Citizen's Life Celebration
Citizen Recognition
Citizen Recognition: Raising Awareness of Down Syndrome
Citizen Recognition: Raising Awarenss of Friedreich's Ataxia
Citizen Recognition: Upon Death of Citizen: sample 1, 2
City Manager Recognized with Mentorship Award
Girl Scout Gold Award
High School Student Scholastic & Athletic Achievement, Community Service Recognition

Honoring Citizen for Outstanding Contributions: sample 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Key to the City (Birthday Recognition)
Local Family Recognition
Mason Recognition ("Golden Trowel Award")
Naming Dept. of Public Safety Wing in Honor of Individual
Physician Recognition for Local and Country Service
Recognition of Those Who Have Served: sample 1; WWII Veterans, sample 1, 2, 3 (see also: Welcoming Home / Brave Soldier Day)

 

Church Anniversaries, Recognition

Church Anniversary: sample 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Church Building Dedication: sample 1, 2, 3, 4
Recognition of First Official Sermon

 

Civic and Charitable Organizations

Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout Accomplishment: sample 1, 2, 3, 4
Christians in Action Recognition

Crime Stoppers Recognition
Daughters of the Republic Chapter Recognition
Girl Scouts of America Recognition
Goodwill Industries Recognition
Masonic Lodge Anniversary Recognition: sample 1, 2
Meals on Wheels Recognition (March for Meals Month) and "Mayors for Meals Day"
Newcomers Club Anniversary Recognition
Recognition of Prepared 4 Life's "Lemonade Day"
Relay for Life Recognition
Rotary Group Study Exchange Program Recognition
Rotary Club Anniversary Recognition
Search and Rescue Fundraiser Recognition
Woman's Club Recognition

 

Educators, School Boards, Academic Programs

Class Reunion Recognition
Community College District Anniversary
Elementary School Recognition

High School Radio Day
High School Band Recognition: sample 1, 2
High School Marching Band Recognition

High School Student Scholastic & Athletic Achievement, Community Service Recognition
Regional School Board of the Year

School Board Recognition Month: sample 1, sample 2
School District Anniversary
State School Anniversary
STEM Education Week

 

Athletic Achievements

Bowling Team Recognition
Elementary School Student Football Player Recognition
Football Player Recognition
High School Baseball Team Achievement: sample 1, sample 2
High School Marching Band Recognition
High School Student Scholastic & Athletic Achievement, Community Service Recognition
Little League Baseball Team Recognition
Retirement of Softball Coach/Association Board Member/President
Rodeo Accomplishments Recognition
Softball Team Recognition

 

Businesses and Professionals

Armed Forces Appreciation Day
Attorney Anniversary
Business Appreciation: Grocery

Business Appreciation: Pharmacy Anniversary
Business Appreciation: Restaurant
Business Appreciation: Texas Treasure Business Award
City Employee Appreciation
Community Improvement Project Recognition
County Livestock Association's Annual Pro Rodeo Recognition
Municipal Clerks Week
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Northeast Texas Emergency Management & Healthcare Recognition
Physician Recognition for Local and Country Service
Police Officer Day; Police Week; Peace Officers Memorial Day & Police Week
Public Safety Communications Officers Appreciation
Rotary Group Study Exchange Program Recognition
Social Work Month
Texas State Association of Parliamentarians Recognition
Texas Treasure Business Award

 

Dedications

Church Building Dedication: sample 1, 2, 3, 4
Dedication of Department of Public Safety Wing
Dedication of Fort Wolters Main Gate Project
Vietnam War Memorial

 

Arts

Orchestra Anniversary
City's Arts Center Manager Retirement Recognition

 

Welcoming Groups and Individuals

Rotary Group Study Exchange Program Recognition
Texas State Association of Parliamentarians Recognition
Welcoming New Business
Welcoming New Citizens to City
Welcoming Home / Brave Soldier Day: Chief Warrant Officer II & Lieutenant Commander, Major, Marine Corporal, Marine Lance Corporal, Marine Sniper Corporal, Sergeant (sample 1, 2), Specialist
Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Day
Welcome to Sons of the Republic of Texas

 

Miscellaneous

Cemetary Recognition

 

 

 


 
             
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