Proclamations from Governor Northam

At his discretion, the Governor will issue proclamations and certificates for noteworthy state or local events that deserve special recognition. Proclamations are not automatically renewed from year to year. You must submit a new proclamation for each year.

If you would like to request a proclamation, please complete and submit the Proclamation Request form. For more information about Proclamations, please call the main number at 804-786-2211 or visit our proclamation guidelines page.

Proclamations

Great Outdoors Month    ~ 1 Jun 2018

Family Reunification Month    ~ 1 Jun 2018

Emergency Medical Services Week    ~ 20 May 2018

Norfolk Tides Day    ~ 19 May 2018

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day    ~ 17 May 2018

Virginia Bike to Work Week and Bike to Work Day    ~ 14 May 2018

Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day    ~ 14 May 2018

Virginia Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day    ~ 13 May 2018

Children of Fallen Patriots Day    ~ 13 May 2018

Mother's Day    ~ 13 May 2018

Food Allergy Awareness Week    ~ 13 May 2018

Electric Utility Line Workers Day    ~ 12 May 2018

Early Childhood Professionals Day    ~ 11 May 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week    ~ 7 May 2018

Virginia Drinking Water Week    ~ 7 May 2018

Virginia Nurses Week    ~ 6 May 2018

Virginia Public Service Week    ~ 6 May 2018

Correctional Officers' Week    ~ 6 May 2018

Virginia Hospital Week    ~ 6 May 2018

Women's Lung Health Week    ~ 6 May 2018

National Music Week    ~ 6 May 2018

Heterotaxy Syndrome Awareness Day    ~ 4 May 2018

National Day of Prayer    ~ 3 May 2018

Early Intervention Month    ~ 1 May 2018

National Water Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Gold Star Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Adult Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Law Day    ~ 1 May 2018

Bike Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Foster Care Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Drug Court Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Internal Audit Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Older Virginians Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Building Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month    ~ 1 May 2018

Business Appreciation Month    ~ 1 May 2018

National Window Film Day    ~ 30 Apr 2018

Salem Red Sox Day    ~ 27 Apr 2018

GLSEN Day of Silence    ~ 27 Apr 2018

Addiction Treatment Week    ~ 23 Apr 2018

Administrative Professionals Week and Administrative Professionals Day    ~ 22 Apr 2018

Cave Appreciation Week    ~ 22 Apr 2018

Virginia Chemists Celebrate Earth Week    ~ 22 Apr 2018

Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week    ~ 22 Apr 2018

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day    ~ 19 Apr 2018

Virginia Tech Remembrance Day    ~ 16 Apr 2018

Wolf-Hirschhorn/4P- Syndrome Awareness Day    ~ 16 Apr 2018

National Volunteer Week    ~ 15 Apr 2018

Richmond Flying Squirrels Day    ~ 13 Apr 2018

Global Meetings Industry Day    ~ 12 Apr 2018

National Cancer Registrars Week    ~ 9 Apr 2018

Crime Victims' Rights Week    ~ 8 Apr 2018

Public Safety Telecommunicator Week    ~ 8 Apr 2018

50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.    ~ 4 Apr 2018

50th Anniversary of the Virginia Commission for the Arts    ~ 4 Apr 2018

National Public Health Week    ~ 2 Apr 2018

Safe Digging Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Women & Girls' Wellness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Child Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

50th Anniversary of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act    ~ 1 Apr 2018

School Library Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Virginia Minority Health Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Month of the Military Child    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Pest Management Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Distracted Driving Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

Limb Loss Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2018

National Medical Billers Day    ~ 29 Mar 2018

Vietnam War Veterans Day    ~ 29 Mar 2018

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day    ~ 29 Mar 2018

Education and Sharing Day    ~ 27 Mar 2018

Hereditary Lynch Syndrome Cancer Awareness Day    ~ 22 Mar 2018

World Down Syndrome Day    ~ 21 Mar 2018

Fresh Air Fund Day    ~ 20 Mar 2018

Nowruz    ~ 20 Mar 2018

Virginia Agriculture Week    ~ 18 Mar 2018

Surveyors Week    ~ 18 Mar 2018

Peter Francisco Day    ~ 15 Mar 2018

Brain Awareness Month    ~ 12 Mar 2018

AmeriCorps Week    ~ 11 Mar 2018

Suddenly Sleepy Saturday: A Day for Narcolepsy Awareness    ~ 10 Mar 2018

National Life Coaches Week    ~ 5 Mar 2018

National School Breakfast Week    ~ 5 Mar 2018

Telework Week    ~ 5 Mar 2018

Women In Construction Month    ~ 4 Mar 2018

Christian Heritage Week    ~ 4 Mar 2018

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 3 Mar 2018

Women's History Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

March Is Mediation Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Endometriosis Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Bangladeshi Independence Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Governmental Purchasing Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Youth Art Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Sudden Unexplained Death In Childhood Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Certified Government Financial Manager Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Brain Injury Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Professional Social Work Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

Neuromyelitis Optica Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2018

School Board Clerk Appreciation Week    ~ 19 Feb 2018

National Engineers Week    ~ 18 Feb 2018

National Court Reporting and Captioning Week    ~ 10 Feb 2018

Enrolled Agent Week    ~ 4 Feb 2018

Black History Month    ~ 1 Feb 2018

Career and Technical Education Month    ~ 1 Feb 2018

School Board Appreciation Month    ~ 1 Feb 2018

India's 69th Republic Day    ~ 26 Jan 2018

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week    ~ 22 Jan 2018

Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week    ~ 22 Jan 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day    ~ 15 Jan 2018

Cervical Health Awareness Month    ~ 1 Jan 2018

National Radon Action Month    ~ 1 Jan 2018

Questions?

For more information about Proclamations, please call the main number at 804-786-2211 or visit our proclamation guidelines page.

If you would like to request a proclamation, please complete and submit the Proclamation Request form.  

Media Contact

Ofirah Yheskel
Press Secretary
804-786-2211
Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov

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