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50th Anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week - May 5-11, 2019 50th Anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week - May 5-11, 2019
Whereas, The Office of Municipal Clerk, a time honored and vital part of local government that exists throughout the world, is the oldest among public servants; and the Town of Chino Valley does recognize the week of May 5-11, 2019, as Municipal Clerks Week in Chino Valley, Arizona, and extend appreciation to all municipal clerks for the vital services they perform and their exemplary dedication to the communities they represent.
American Legion Centennial Day - May 11, 2019 American Legion Centennial Day - May 11, 2019
Whereas, The American Legion has been a staunch advocate for veterans and their families since 1919, believing that a nation worth defending during wartime is a nation worth strengthening, honoring and serving for as long as a veteran lives; and the Town of Chino Valley does hereby proclaim May 11, 2019 as American Legion Centennial Day and urge all of our citizens to recognize this observance.
National Therapy Animal Day - April 30, 2019 National Therapy Animal Day - April 30, 2019
Whereas, There are thousands of Pet Partners therapy animal teams serving in communities across the United States and Pet Partners has designated April 30 as National Therapy Animal Day; and the Town of Chino Valley does hereby proclaim April 30, 2019 as National Therapy Animal Day and encourage our citizens to celebrate our therapy animals and their human handlers. We publicly salute the service of therapy animal teams in our community and in communities across the nation.
National Service Recognition Day - April 2, 2019 National Service Recognition Day - April 2, 2019
Whereas, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; nation’s cities are increasingly turning to national service and volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet their needs; and the Town of Chino Valley, AZ, acknowledges April 2, 2019, as National Service Recognition Day, and encourage residents to recognize the positive impact of national service in our community, to thank those who serve; and to find ways to give back to their communities.
National Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29, 2019 National Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29, 2019
Whereas, we reaffirm one of our most fundamental obligations: to show all who have worn the uniform of the United States the respect and dignity they deserve and to honor their sacrifice by serving them as well as they served us. We pay tribute to the fallen, the missing, the wounded, the millions who served and the millions more who awaited their return; we honor the Americans who served, we pay tribute to those we have laid to rest and we reaffirm our dedication to showing a generation of veterans the respect and support of a grateful Nation; and therefore, the Town of Chino Valley, acknowledges March 29, 2019 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day in Chino Valley, Arizona, and urge all of our citizens to recognize the valor and sacrifice of our Veterans by displaying the flag of the United States.
Stand With Me, Be Drug Free Week February 25-March 2, 2019 Stand With Me, Be Drug Free Week February 25-March 2, 2019
Embracing a vision of a healthy, vibrant, and strong community for children, youth, families and people of all ages; opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate these healthful citizens, and encourage our citizens to participate in the celebration of a drug-free, healthy community by participating in the planned events, activities and displays.
Mayor's Recognition Award - Lon Turner Mayor's Recognition Award - Lon Turner
Whereas, the Town of Chino Valley is proud to recognize and express sincere appreciation to outgoing Vice Mayor Lon Turner for his service to the Community as Vice Mayor of the Town from December 2017 through today, and as a Councilmember since June, 2011. Lon has brought knowledge and a credibility that is instantly recognized by the citizenry and officials from the area. He has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the residents of the Town of Chino Valley and has faced every challenge without a personal agenda, always considering the best for the community as a whole.
Mayor's Recognition Award - Darlene J. Westcott Mayor's Recognition Award - Darlene J. Westcott
Darlene J. Westcott, the Town of Chino Valley's first Children's Librarian, affectionately known throughout the community as "Miss Darlene," has served in that capacity from 1995 through 2018, and has also served as Assistant Librarian and Library Manager. On behalf of the Chino Valley Town Council and all the citizens of the Town, Darryl Croft, Mayor, does hereby recognize with gratitude for Darlene J. Westcott, "Librarian Extraordinaire," for 23 years of dedicated service to Chino Valley's children and families.
Veterans Day Proclamation - November 11, 2018 Veterans Day Proclamation - November 11, 2018
Whereas, at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 marked the end of the ‘War to End All Wars,’ so named because of the great slaughter and destruction; and whereas, on June 1, 1954, Congress declared that Armistice Day should be Veterans Day to honor all who had served in all wars to preserve world peace and on October 8, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued the first Veterans Day Proclamation. The Town of Chino Valley acknowledge November 11, 2018 as “Veterans Day” and urge all citizens of the Town to recognize the valor and sacrifice of our Veterans through ceremonies and prayers.
Charitable Tax Credit Giving Month November 2018 Charitable Tax Credit Giving Month November 2018
The State of Arizona tax credit program enables taxpayers to contribute $400 for a single taxpayer and $800 for taxpayers filing a joint tax return, and receive a dollar for dollar tax credit on their Arizona tax bill; and is a way of keeping our tax money in this community and builds a stronger and better community at no cost to the donors.
Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour - October 5-7, 2018 Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour - October 5-7, 2018
Whereas, the Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour is a non-profit organization that holds an annual self-guided tour of local artists' studios and art centers; and educates the public about the techniques and materials used by a wide range of artists through demonstrations at each Tour artist's studios; and whereas, the Town of Chino Valley joins the Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour in support of their work and mission by declaring an official celebration of the arts on October 5-7, 2018 known as the Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour.
Suicide Prevention Month - September 2018 Suicide Prevention Month - September 2018
The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yavapai County is dedicated to reducing the frequency of suicide attempts and suicide deaths, and the pain for those affected by suicide deaths, through providing resources, education and support.
Purple Heart Day August 7, 2018 Purple Heart Day August 7, 2018
On August 7, 1782, General George Washington established the Badge of Military Merit to honor enlisted soldiers of the Continental Army and was the first award made available to the common soldier to recognize outstanding valor or merit; and today this honor is known as the Purple Heart. The Purple Heart is an American military decoration awarded in the name of the President of the United States to members of the Armed Forces wounded in combat, or posthumously to the next of kin for those killed or who die of wounds received in action by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy while serving. We urge all of our citizens to recognize August 7th as Purple Heart Day and August 5th through August 11th as Purple Heart Week in perpetuity to properly honor all those who were killed in action, or became wounded in defense of our country and, remember that "All gave some. Some gave all."
Poppy Days - May 25-26, 2018 Poppy Days - May 25-26, 2018
America is the land of freedom, preserved and protected willingly and freely by citizen soldiers; and the red poppy has been designated as a symbol of sacrifice of lives in all wars; and the American Legion Auxiliary has pledged to remind America annually of this debt through the distribution of the memorial flower.
Stand With Me, Be Drug Free Week February 26-March 3, 2018 Stand With Me, Be Drug Free Week February 26-March 3, 2018
Embracing a vision of a healthy, vibrant, and strong community for children, youth, families and people of all ages; opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate these healthful citizens, and encourage our citizens to participate in the celebration of a drug-free, healthy community by participating in the planned events, activities and displays.
School Choice Week - January 21-27, 2018 School Choice Week - January 21-27, 2018
Quality education is critically important to the economic vitality of Chino Valley, and School Choice Week is celebrated across the country by millions of students, parents, educators, schools and organizations to raise awareness of the need for effective educational options.
Youth Mentoring Month - January 2018 Youth Mentoring Month - January 2018
Urges citizens to seek mentoring opportunities to enhance the lives of our area youth, which will ultimately build a stronger community.
Charitable Tax Credit Giving Month November 2017 Charitable Tax Credit Giving Month November 2017
the State of Arizona tax credit program enables taxpayers to contribute $400 for a single taxpayer and $800 for taxpayers filing a joint tax return, and receive a dollar for dollar tax credit on their Arizona tax bill.
Arizona Cities and Towns Week - October 15-21, 2017 Arizona Cities and Towns Week - October 15-21, 2017
Arizona Cities and Towns Week