Proclamations

Proclamations from Governor Youngkin

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

Virginia School Choice Week    ~ 25 Jan 2022

Black History Month    ~ 31 Jan 2022

National Court Reporting and Captioning Week    ~ 5 Feb 2022 to 12 Feb 2022

Ronald Reagan Day    ~ 6 Feb 2022

Montessori Education Week    ~ 20 Feb 2022 to 26 Feb 2022

Engineers Week    ~ 20 Feb 2022 to 26 Feb 2022

George Washington Day    ~ 21 Feb 2022

Winsome Earle-Sears Day    ~ 23 Feb 2022

Christian Heritage Week    ~ 27 Feb 2022 to 6 Mar 2022

Women's History Month    ~ 1 Mar 2022

Irish American Heritage Month    ~ 3 Mar 2022

Brain Injury Awareness Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Women in Construction Week    ~ 6 Mar 2022 to 12 Mar 2022

Public Purchasing Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Mediation Month    ~ 7 Mar 2022

Certified Government Financial Manager Month    ~ 8 Mar 2022

CACNA1A Awareness Day    ~ 19 Mar 2022

Surveyors Week    ~ 20 Mar 2022 to 26 Mar 2022

Problem Gambling Awareness Month    ~ 10 Mar 2022

James Madison Appreciation Day    ~ 16 Mar 2022

Suddenly Sleepy Saturday: A Day for Narcolepsy Awareness    ~ 12 Mar 2022

Developmental Disabilities Month    ~ 11 Mar 2022

Youth Art Month    ~ 11 Mar 2022

AmeriCorps Week    ~ 13 Mar 2022 to 19 Mar 2022

Flood Awareness Week    ~ 13 Mar 2022 to 19 Mar 2022

Social Work Month    ~ 16 Mar 2022

A Day of Honor for Pocahontas    ~ 21 Mar 2022

Women Veterans Week    ~ 20 Mar 2022 to 26 Mar 2022

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month    ~ 21 Mar 2022

Special Session Proclamation    ~ 23 Mar 2022

Cleaning Week    ~ 27 Mar 2022 to 2 Apr 2022

National Science Appreciation Day    ~ 26 Mar 2022

Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day    ~ 24 Mar 2022

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Awareness Day    ~ 27 Mar 2022

Epilepsy Heroes Day    ~ 26 Mar 2022

Small Business Workplace Solutions Week    ~ 28 Mar 2022 to 1 Apr 2022

National Vietnam War Veterans Day    ~ 29 Mar 2022

Second Chance Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Alcohol Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

School Library Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Virginia Walking Week    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

IBS Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Autism Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Financial Literacy Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Arab American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Month of the Military Child    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Child Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

National Public Health Week    ~ 4 Apr 2022 to 10 Apr 2022

Parkinson's Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Gold Star Spouses Day    ~ 5 Apr 2022

Distracted Driving Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week    ~ 10 Apr 2022 to 16 Apr 2022

Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week    ~ 10 Apr 2022 to 16 Apr 2022

Careers in Aging Week    ~ 17 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022

Virginia Classics Week    ~ 17 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022

Volunteer Week    ~ 17 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022

Electric Utility Line Workers Day    ~ 18 Apr 2022

Crime Victims' Rights Week    ~ 24 Apr 2022 to 30 Apr 2022

International Dark-Sky Week    ~ 22 Apr 2022 to 30 Apr 2022

Teacher Appreciation Week    ~ 2 May 2022 to 6 May 2022

James Monroe Day    ~ 28 Apr 2022

Ryan Zimmerman Day    ~ 30 Apr 2022

Resilience Week Virginia    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Parliamentary Law Day    ~ 30 Apr 2022

Window Film Day    ~ 30 Apr 2022

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Small Business Week    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Correctional Officers' Week    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Water Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Virginia Beef Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Virginia Egg Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Older Virginians Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Military and Veteran Caregiver Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Internal Audit Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Hepatitis Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Foster Care Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Electrical Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Business Appreciation Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Building Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Better Hearing and Speech Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Adult Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week    ~ 2 May 2022 to 8 May 2022

Military Appreciation Month    ~ 1 May 2022 to 2 May 2022

Public Service Week    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Dermatology Advocacy Day    ~ 3 May 2022

Firefighters Day    ~ 4 May 2022

Military Spouse Appreciation Day    ~ 6 May 2022

National Day of Prayer    ~ 5 May 2022

Child Care & Early Childhood Professionals Day    ~ 6 May 2022

Mother's Day    ~ 8 May 2022

Food Allergy Awareness Week    ~ 8 May 2022 to 14 May 2022

Virginia Hospital Week    ~ 8 May 2022 to 14 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Early Intervention Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

School Nurse Appreciation Day    ~ 11 May 2022

Virginia Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day    ~ 11 May 2022 to 17 May 2022

JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH    ~ 1 May 2022

Virginia National Guard 415th Birthday    ~ 14 May 2022

Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day    ~ 14 May 2022

Richmond Navy Week    ~ 16 May 2022 to 22 May 2022

Neuroscience Nurses Week    ~ 15 May 2022 to 21 May 2022

Emergency Medical Services Week    ~ 15 May 2022 to 21 May 2022

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day    ~ 5 May 2022

Falun Dafa Day    ~ 13 May 2022

Bike Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Armed Forces Day    ~ 21 May 2022

Ruritan Founders Day    ~ 21 May 2022

Poppy Day    ~ 27 May 2022

Historical Marker Honoring Filipino Sailors in the United States Navy    ~ 28 May 2022

Memorial Day    ~ 30 May 2022

Virginia Day of Prayer for Peace    ~ 31 May 2022

Dam Safety Awareness Day    ~ 31 May 2022

Love for Virginia Beach Day    ~ 31 May 2022

Dairy Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Men's Health Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Day of Celebration of The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II    ~ 2 Jun 2022

Carter Family Country Music Day    ~ 4 Jun 2022

Upperville Colt and Horse Show Week    ~ 6 Jun 2022 to 12 Jun 2022

Virginia Family Reunification Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Caribbean American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Automotive Service Professionals Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Dr. William R. Harvey Day    ~ 11 Jun 2022

Virginia Agriculture Week    ~ 12 Jun 2022 to 18 Jun 2022

247th Birthday of the United States Army    ~ 14 Jun 2022

Father's Day    ~ 19 Jun 2022

Juneteenth    ~ 19 Jun 2022

Fort Monroe Authority and Galveston Historical Foundation Partnership    ~ 19 Jun 2022

American Eagle Day    ~ 20 Jun 2022

Virginia Pollinator Week    ~ 20 Jun 2022 to 26 Jun 2022

Chronic Migraine Awareness Day    ~ 29 Jun 2022

Virginia Victims Fund 45th Anniversary    ~ 1 Jul 2022

Tae Kwon Do Day    ~ 2 Jul 2022

Independence Day    ~ 3 Jul 2022

Chronic Disease Awareness Day    ~ 10 Jul 2022

Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week    ~ 17 Jul 2022 to 23 Jul 2022

Hot Dog Day    ~ 20 Jul 2022

Parents' Day    ~ 24 Jul 2022

Virginia Intern Day    ~ 28 Jul 2022

The Honorable Paul S. Trible, Jr. Day    ~ 31 Jul 2022

Shooting Sports Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

Hidden Heroes Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

Breastfeeding Awareness Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

First Citizen of Virginia Beach - Barbara Lewis    ~ 28 Jul 2022

Virginia Craft Beer Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

232nd Birthday of the United States Coast Guard    ~ 4 Aug 2022

Salvadoran-American Day    ~ 5 Aug 2022

Bolivian Independence Day    ~ 6 Aug 2022

Community Health Center Week    ~ 7 Aug 2022 to 13 Aug 2022

Virginia Precast Concrete and Concrete Pipe Week    ~ 14 Aug 2022 to 20 Aug 2022

Black Business Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

Virginia Spirits Month    ~ 1 Sep 2022

Virginia Rail Safety Month    ~ 1 Sep 2022

Virginia Honey Month    ~ 1 Sep 2022

Kinship Care Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2022

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2022

Recovery Month    ~ 1 Sep 2022

Labor Day    ~ 5 Sep 2022

Suicide Prevention Week    ~ 4 Sep 2022 to 10 Sep 2022

Virginia Blood Donation Day    ~ 4 Sep 2022

Payroll Week    ~ 5 Sep 2022 to 9 Sep 2022

Essential Medicine Shortage Awareness Day    ~ 8 Sep 2022

Truck Driver Appreciation Week    ~ 11 Sep 2022 to 17 Sep 2022

Patriot Day: A Day of Service and Remembrance of September 11, 2001    ~ 11 Sep 2022

Disability Voting Rights Week    ~ 12 Sep 2022 to 16 Sep 2022

Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month    ~ 15 Sep 2022 to 15 Oct 2022

Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day    ~ 15 Sep 2022

Constitution Week    ~ 17 Sep 2022 to 23 Sep 2022

75th Birthday of the United States Air Force    ~ 18 Sep 2022

Adult Education and Family Literacy Week    ~ 18 Sep 2022 to 24 Sep 2022

Certified Public Accountants Week    ~ 19 Sep 2022 to 25 Sep 2022

Deaf Awareness Week    ~ 19 Sep 2022 to 25 Sep 2022

Blue Star Welcome Week    ~ 24 Sep 2022 to 2 Oct 2022

Hunting and Fishing Day    ~ 24 Sep 2022

Virginia Diaper Need Awareness Week    ~ 24 Sep 2022 to 2 Oct 2022

Disabled American Veterans Day    ~ 25 Sep 2022

Virginia Wine Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Spine Health Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Virginia Pumpkin Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Dyslexia Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Domestic Violence Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Disability History Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Disability Employment Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Cybersecurity Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Community Planning Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Careers in Construction Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Bullying Prevention Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Virginia Apple Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Paralegals' Week    ~ 2 Oct 2022 to 9 Oct 2022

Rail and Public Transportation Day    ~ 3 Oct 2022

25th Anniversary of the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign    ~ 5 Oct 2022

50th Anniversary Virginia Fair Housing Law    ~ 5 Oct 2022

Civics Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Manufacturing Day    ~ 7 Oct 2022

Native American Heritage Month    ~ 8 Oct 2022

PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day    ~ 9 Oct 2022

Earth Science Week    ~ 9 Oct 2022 to 15 Oct 2022

Healthcare Security and Safety Officer Week    ~ 9 Oct 2022 to 15 Oct 2022

The Miyares Family Day    ~ 11 Oct 2022

Ombuds Day    ~ 13 Oct 2022

247th Birthday of the United States Navy    ~ 13 Oct 2022

104th Birthday of Naval Support Facility Dahlgren    ~ 15 Oct 2022

Missy Elliott Day    ~ 16 Oct 2022

Forensic Science Week    ~ 16 Oct 2022 to 22 Oct 2022

Careers in Energy Week    ~ 16 Oct 2022 to 21 Oct 2022

School Bus Safety Week and School Bus Transportation Employees Appreciation Day    ~ 16 Oct 2022 to 21 Oct 2022

Virginia Pharmacists' Month    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Nuclear Science Week    ~ 17 Oct 2022 to 21 Oct 2022

30th Anniversary State Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline    ~ 1 Oct 2022

Clean Water Day    ~ 18 Oct 2022

Lights On Afterschool Day    ~ 20 Oct 2022

Read Aloud To A Child Week    ~ 23 Oct 2022 to 29 Oct 2022

National First Responders Day    ~ 27 Oct 2022 to 28 Oct 2022

Marine Corps Marathon Day    ~ 30 Oct 2022

The 75th Anniversary of the Martinsville Speedway    ~ 30 Oct 2022

Virginia Family Caregivers Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Native American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Epilepsy Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Career Development Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Virginia Apprenticeship Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Adoption Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Diabetes Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Take Your Legislator to School Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

Veterans and Military Families Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

School Psychology Week    ~ 6 Nov 2022 to 11 Nov 2022

Victims of Communism Day    ~ 7 Nov 2022

Day of Remembrance for Imperial Airlines Flight 201/8    ~ 7 Nov 2022

Virginia Oyster Month    ~ 1 Nov 2022

247th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps    ~ 10 Nov 2022

Veterans Day    ~ 11 Nov 2022

National Crash Responder Safety Week    ~ 14 Nov 2022 to 18 Nov 2022

Nurse Practitioner Week    ~ 13 Nov 2022 to 19 Nov 2022

Salem Volunteer Rescue Squad 90th Anniversary    ~ 14 Nov 2022

Rural Health Day    ~ 17 Nov 2022

Mrs. Betsy K. White Day    ~ 17 Nov 2022

Thanksgiving Day    ~ 24 Nov 2022

Giving Tuesday Military    ~ 29 Nov 2022

Virginia Christmas Tree Month    ~ 1 Dec 2022

Computer Science Education Week    ~ 5 Dec 2022 to 11 Dec 2022

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day    ~ 7 Dec 2022

Colonel Anthony S. Pike Day    ~ 14 Dec 2022

Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Fund 10th Anniversary    ~ 17 Dec 2022

Cervical Health Awareness Month    ~ 1 Jan 2023

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day    ~ 9 Jan 2023

Human Trafficking Awareness Day    ~ 11 Jan 2023

Korean American Day    ~ 13 Jan 2023

Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week    ~ 15 Jan 2023 to 21 Jan 2023

Religious Freedom Day    ~ 16 Jan 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day    ~ 16 Jan 2023

Community Risk Reduction Week    ~ 16 Jan 2023 to 22 Jan 2023

Lunar New Year    ~ 22 Jan 2023

Virginia School Choice Week    ~ 22 Jan 2023 to 28 Jan 2023

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week    ~ 22 Jan 2023 to 28 Jan 2023

Physician Anesthesiologists Week    ~ 29 Jan 2023 to 4 Feb 2023

School Board Appreciation Month    ~ 1 Feb 2023

Career and Technical Education Month    ~ 1 Feb 2023

Black History Month    ~ 1 Feb 2023

Court Reporting and Captioning Week    ~ 4 Feb 2023 to 11 Feb 2023

Ronald Reagan Day    ~ 6 Feb 2023

School Counseling Week    ~ 6 Feb 2023 to 10 Feb 2023

Virginia Marriage Week    ~ 7 Feb 2023 to 14 Feb 2023

Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week    ~ 7 Feb 2023 to 14 Feb 2023

School Resource Officer Appreciation Day    ~ 15 Feb 2023

Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Day    ~ 16 Feb 2023

Engineers Week    ~ 19 Feb 2023 to 25 Feb 2023

George Washington Day    ~ 20 Feb 2023

Winsome Earle-Sears Day    ~ 23 Feb 2023

Virginia Rare Disease Day    ~ 28 Feb 2023

Youth Art Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Women's History Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Virginia Controlled Environment Agriculture Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Public Purchasing Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Problem Gambling Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Mediation Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Irish American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Certified Government Financial Manager Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Theatre In Our Schools Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Music In Our Schools Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Virginia Essential Tremor Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023

Bobby F. Griffin Day    ~ 2 Mar 2023

Women in Construction Week    ~ 5 Mar 2023 to 11 Mar 2023

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day    ~ 8 Mar 2023

Suddenly Sleepy Saturday: A Day for Narcolepsy Awareness    ~ 11 Mar 2023

Richmond Youth Entrepreneur Day    ~ 11 Mar 2023

AmeriCorps Week    ~ 12 Mar 2023 to 18 Mar 2023

Flood Safety Awareness Week    ~ 12 Mar 2023 to 18 Mar 2023

James A. Joseph Day    ~ 12 Mar 2023

Peter Francisco Day    ~ 15 Mar 2023

Women Veterans Week    ~ 19 Mar 2023 to 25 Mar 2023

Surveyors Week    ~ 19 Mar 2023 to 25 Mar 2023

Poison Prevention Week    ~ 19 Mar 2023 to 25 Mar 2023

Social Work Month    ~ 1 Mar 2023 to 31 Mar 2023

Greek Independence Day    ~ 25 Mar 2023

Epilepsy Heroes Day    ~ 26 Mar 2023

National Science Appreciation Day    ~ 26 Mar 2023

Christian Heritage Week    ~ 26 Mar 2023 to 1 Apr 2023

National Cleaning Week    ~ 26 Mar 2023 to 1 Apr 2023

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Awareness Day    ~ 27 Mar 2023

National Vietnam War Veterans Day    ~ 29 Mar 2023

Virginia Vietnam Prisoner of War Recognition Day    ~ 29 Mar 2023

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Second Chance Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

School Library Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Parkinson's Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Native Plant Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Myocarditis Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Month of the Military Child    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Financial Literacy Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Fair Housing Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Donate Life Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Distracted Driving Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Child Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Autism Acceptance Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Arab American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Alcohol Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2023

Wood Brothers Racing Day    ~ 2 Apr 2023

Gold Star Spouses Day    ~ 5 Apr 2023

Curtis Walton Love Through Kindness Day    ~ 8 Apr 2023

Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week    ~ 9 Apr 2023 to 15 Apr 2023

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week    ~ 9 Apr 2023 to 15 Apr 2023

International Dark Sky Week    ~ 15 Apr 2023 to 22 Apr 2023

Virginia Volunteer Week    ~ 16 Apr 2023 to 22 Apr 2023

Virginia Classics Week    ~ 17 Apr 2023 to 22 Apr 2023

Crime Victims' Rights Week    ~ 23 Apr 2023 to 29 Apr 2023

Crime Victim Service Professionals' Day    ~ 26 Apr 2023

James Monroe Day    ~ 28 Apr 2023

Virginia Workers' Memorial Day    ~ 28 Apr 2023

First Landing Day    ~ 29 Apr 2023

Parliamentary Law Day    ~ 29 Apr 2023

Window Film Day    ~ 30 Apr 2023

Small Business Week    ~ 30 Apr 2023 to 6 May 2023

Adult Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Virginia Beef Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Better Hearing and Speech Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Bike Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Building Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Early Intervention Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Virginia Egg Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Electrical Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Foster Care Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Gold Star Family Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Hepatitis Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Internal Audit Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Jewish American Heritage Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Military Appreciation Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Military and Veteran Caregiver Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Older Virginians Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Water Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week    ~ 1 May 2023 to 7 May 2023

Resilience Week    ~ 1 May 2023 to 7 May 2023

Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week    ~ 1 May 2023 to 7 May 2023

Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

GBS/CIDP Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2023

Firefighters Day    ~ 4 May 2023

Virginia Day of Prayer    ~ 4 May 2023

5p- Syndrome Awareness Day    ~ 5 May 2023

Virginia Nurses Week    ~ 6 May 2023 to 12 May 2023

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week    ~ 7 May 2023 to 13 May 2023

Correctional Officers' Week    ~ 7 May 2023 to 13 May 2023

Richmond Travel and Tourism Week    ~ 7 May 2023 to 13 May 2023

Virginia Hospital Week    ~ 7 May 2023 to 13 May 2023

Virginia Public Service Week    ~ 7 May 2023 to 13 May 2023

Teacher Appreciation Week    ~ 8 May 2023 to 12 May 2023

Fentanyl Awareness Day    ~ 9 May 2023

School Nurse Appreciation Day    ~ 10 May 2023

Virginia Dermatology Advocacy Day    ~ 10 May 2023

Child Care and Early Childhood Professionals Day    ~ 12 May 2023

Military Spouse Appreciation Day    ~ 12 May 2023

Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day    ~ 14 May 2023

Mother's Day    ~ 14 May 2023

Virginia National Guard 416th Birthday    ~ 14 May 2023

Food Allergy Awareness Week    ~ 14 May 2023 to 20 May 2023

Virginia Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day    ~ 14 May 2023 to 20 May 2023

Eosinophil Awareness Week    ~ 15 May 2023 to 21 May 2023

CDG Awareness Day    ~ 16 May 2023

Tarlov Cyst Disease Day    ~ 16 May 2023

Armed Forces Day    ~ 20 May 2023

Electric Utility Line Worker Day    ~ 20 May 2023

Emergency Medical Services Week    ~ 21 May 2023 to 27 May 2023

Gout Awareness Day    ~ 22 May 2023

GM1 Gangliosidosis Awareness Day    ~ 23 May 2023

Memorial Day    ~ 29 May 2023

Love for Virginia Beach Day    ~ 31 May 2023

Dam Safety Awareness Day    ~ 31 May 2023

Automotive Service Professionals Month    ~ 1 Jun 2023

Caribbean American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Jun 2023

Dairy Month    ~ 1 Jun 2023

Family Reunification Month    ~ 1 Jun 2023

Great Outdoors Month    ~ 1 Jun 2023

Virginia Homeschool Day    ~ 2 Jun 2023

Wound Care Awareness Week    ~ 5 Jun 2023 to 9 Jun 2023

Massey Cancer Center Day    ~ 8 Jun 2023

Barter Theatre 90th Anniversary    ~ 10 Jun 2023

WestRock Hopewell Mill 100th Anniversary    ~ 10 Jun 2023

Upperville Colt and Horse Show Day    ~ 11 Jun 2023

Virginia Agriculture Week    ~ 11 Jun 2023 to 17 Jun 2023

Women Veterans Day    ~ 12 Jun 2023

Virginia Fatherhood Week    ~ 12 Jun 2023 to 18 Jun 2023

248th Birthday of the United States Army    ~ 14 Jun 2023

Father's Day    ~ 18 Jun 2023

Mosquito Control Awareness Week    ~ 18 Jun 2023 to 24 Jun 2023

Juneteenth    ~ 19 Jun 2023

Virginia Pollinator Week    ~ 19 Jun 2023 to 25 Jun 2023

American Eagle Day    ~ 20 Jun 2023

Amateur Radio Operator Recognition Days    ~ 24 Jun 2023 to 25 Jun 2023

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day    ~ 19 Jun 2023

Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Day    ~ 30 Jun 2023

Freedom Center Month    ~ 1 Jul 2023

Independence Day    ~ 4 Jul 2023

Chronic Disease Day    ~ 10 Jul 2023

Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week    ~ 16 Jul 2023 to 22 Jul 2023

Virginia Private College Week    ~ 17 Jul 2023 to 22 Jul 2023

National Hire a Veteran Day    ~ 25 Jul 2023

Korean War Veterans Armistice Day    ~ 27 Jul 2023

Virginia Intern Day    ~ 27 Jul 2023

First Citizen of Virginia Beach - Cheryl P. McLeskey    ~ 28 Jul 2023

Roanoke Community Beautification Day    ~ 29 Jul 2023

Gastroschisis Awareness Day    ~ 30 Jul 2023

Black Business Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

Breastfeeding Awareness Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

Gastroparesis Awareness Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

Hidden Heroes Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

Virginia Craft Beer Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

Child Support Awareness Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

National Shooting Sports Month    ~ 1 Aug 2023

United States Coast Guard Birthday    ~ 4 Aug 2023

Bolivian Independence Day    ~ 6 Aug 2023

Salvadoran American Day    ~ 6 Aug 2023

Purple Heart Day    ~ 7 Aug 2023

Community Health Center Week    ~ 6 Aug 2023 to 12 Aug 2023

Virginia Farmers Market Week    ~ 6 Aug 2023 to 12 Aug 2023

Safe Digging Day    ~ 11 Aug 2023

Secretariat Homecoming Day    ~ 11 Aug 2023

Festival of Racing Day    ~ 12 Aug 2023

Virginia Airborne Day    ~ 16 Aug 2023

Tuskegee Airmen and Women Airforce Service Pilots Commemoration Day    ~ 22 Aug 2023

Kinship Care Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Workforce Development Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Virginia Spirits Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Virginia Rail Safety Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Virginia Honey Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Student Support Professionals Appreciation Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Sepsis Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Recovery Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Leukodystrophy Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Hydrocephalus Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Craniofacial Acceptance Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Chiari Malformation Awareness Month    ~ 1 Sep 2023

Virginia Blood Donation Day    ~ 4 Sep 2023

Labor Day    ~ 4 Sep 2023

Duchenne Awareness Day    ~ 7 Sep 2023

Essential Medicine Shortage Awareness Day    ~ 8 Sep 2023

Lissencephaly Awareness Day    ~ 8 Sep 2023 to 8 Sep 2023

Direct Support Professional Week    ~ 9 Sep 2023 to 15 Sep 2023

Nephrology Nurses Week    ~ 10 Sep 2023 to 16 Sep 2023

Suicide Prevention Week    ~ 10 Sep 2023 to 16 Sep 2023

Truck Driver Appreciation Week    ~ 10 Sep 2023 to 16 Sep 2023

Patriot Day: A Day of Service and Remembrance of September 11, 2001    ~ 11 Sep 2023

Disability Voting Rights Week    ~ 11 Sep 2023 to 15 Sep 2023

Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month    ~ 15 Sep 2023 to 15 Oct 2023

Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day    ~ 16 Sep 2023

Constitution Week    ~ 17 Sep 2023 to 23 Sep 2023

Forensic Science Week    ~ 17 Sep 2023 to 23 Sep 2023

Surgical Technologist Week    ~ 17 Sep 2023 to 23 Sep 2023

76th Birthday of the United States Air Force    ~ 18 Sep 2023

Certified Public Accountant Week    ~ 18 Sep 2023 to 24 Sep 2023

Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Awareness Day    ~ 18 Sep 2023

Virginia Diaper Need Awareness Week    ~ 18 Sep 2023 to 22 Sep 2023

Aortic Disease Awareness Day    ~ 19 Sep 2023

LBSL Awareness Day    ~ 20 Sep 2023

Blue Star Welcome Week    ~ 23 Sep 2023 to 1 Oct 2023

Hunting and Fishing Day    ~ 23 Sep 2023

Virginia Precast Concrete and Concrete Pipe Week    ~ 24 Sep 2023 to 30 Sep 2023

Disabled American Veterans Day    ~ 25 Sep 2023

Reliable, Affordable and Clean Energy Week    ~ 25 Sep 2023 to 29 Sep 2023

Virginia Apple Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Breast Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Bullying Prevention Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Careers in Construction Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Civics Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Community Planning Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Cybersecurity Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Disability Employment Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Disability History Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Domestic Violence Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Dyslexia Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Economic Education Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Filipino American History Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Forest Products Week    ~ 16 Oct 2023 to 20 Oct 2023

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Virginia Pumpkin Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Spine Health Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Virginia Wine Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Paralegals' Week    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Latex Allergy Awareness Week    ~ 1 Oct 2023 to 7 Oct 2023

Cooperative Month    ~ 1 Oct 2023

Manufacturing Day    ~ 6 Oct 2023

Earth Science Week    ~ 8 Oct 2023 to 14 Oct 2023

Healthcare Security and Safety Officer Week    ~ 8 Oct 2023 to 14 Oct 2023

PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day    ~ 9 Oct 2023

Ombuds Day    ~ 12 Oct 2023

248th Birthday of the United States Navy    ~ 13 Oct 2023

Infection Prevention Week    ~ 15 Oct 2023 to 21 Oct 2023

Careers in Energy Week    ~ 16 Oct 2023 to 20 Oct 2023

Nuclear Science Week    ~ 16 Oct 2023 to 20 Oct 2023

School Bus Safety Week and School Bus Transportation Employees Appreciation Day    ~ 16 Oct 2023 to 20 Oct 2023

Clean Water Day    ~ 18 Oct 2023

Respiratory Care Week    ~ 22 Oct 2023 to 29 Oct 2023

40th Anniversary of the Bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut    ~ 23 Oct 2023

40th Anniversary of Operation Urgent Fury    ~ 25 Oct 2023

Lights On Afterschool Day    ~ 26 Oct 2023

Napoleon Hill Day    ~ 26 Oct 2023

National First Responders Day    ~ 28 Oct 2023

Marine Corps Marathon Day    ~ 29 Oct 2023

National Veteran Small Business Week    ~ 30 Oct 2023 to 3 Nov 2023

Adoption Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

The 75th Anniversary of NASCAR    ~ 29 Oct 2023

Virginia Apprenticeship Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Diabetes Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Epilepsy Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Virginia Family Caregivers Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Family Engagement in Education Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Lung Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Native American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Veterans and Military Families Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

Virginia Oyster Month    ~ 1 Nov 2023

School Psychology Week    ~ 6 Nov 2023 to 10 Nov 2023

Victims of Communism Memorial Day    ~ 7 Nov 2023

Day of Remembrance for Imperial Airlines Flight 201/8    ~ 8 Nov 2023

Monticello AVA - Wine Region of the Year    ~ 8 Nov 2023

248th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps    ~ 10 Nov 2023

Virginia Cider Week    ~ 10 Nov 2023 to 19 Nov 2023

Veterans Day    ~ 11 Nov 2023

Nurse Practitioner Week    ~ 12 Nov 2023 to 18 Nov 2023

Perioperative Nurses Week    ~ 12 Nov 2023 to 18 Nov 2023

Rural Health Day    ~ 16 Nov 2023

Women's Entrepreneurship Day    ~ 19 Nov 2023

Thanksgiving Day    ~ 23 Nov 2023

GivingTuesdayMilitary    ~ 28 Nov 2023

Virginia Christmas Tree Month    ~ 1 Dec 2023

Computer Science Education Week    ~ 4 Dec 2023 to 10 Dec 2023

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day    ~ 7 Dec 2023

The Board for Branch Pilots 240th Anniversary    ~ 11 Dec 2023

Dr. Sandra Gioia Treadway Day    ~ 15 Dec 2023

4th Birthday of the United States Space Force    ~ 20 Dec 2023

135th Birthday of the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps    ~ 4 Jan 2024

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day    ~ 9 Jan 2024

Human Trafficking Awareness Day    ~ 11 Jan 2024

Korean American Day    ~ 13 Jan 2024

Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week    ~ 14 Jan 2024 to 20 Jan 2024

Community Risk Reduction Week    ~ 15 Jan 2024 to 21 Jan 2024

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day    ~ 15 Jan 2024

Religious Freedom Day    ~ 16 Jan 2024

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week    ~ 21 Jan 2024 to 27 Jan 2024

Virginia School Choice Week    ~ 21 Jan 2024 to 27 Jan 2024

Physician Anesthesiologists Week    ~ 28 Jan 2024 to 3 Feb 2024

Black History Month    ~ 1 Feb 2024

Career and Technical Education Month    ~ 1 Feb 2024

School Board Appreciation Month    ~ 1 Feb 2024

Court Reporting and Captioning Week    ~ 3 Feb 2024 to 10 Feb 2024

School Counseling Week    ~ 5 Feb 2024 to 9 Feb 2024

Ronald Reagan Day    ~ 6 Feb 2024

Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week    ~ 7 Feb 2024 to 14 Jan 2024

Virginia Marriage Week    ~ 7 Feb 2024 to 14 Feb 2024

Lunar New Year    ~ 10 Feb 2024

Future Business Leaders of America Week    ~ 11 Feb 2024 to 17 Feb 2024

Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Day    ~ 15 Feb 2024

School Resource Officer Appreciation Day    ~ 15 Feb 2024

Engineers Week    ~ 19 Feb 2024 to 25 Feb 2024

George Washington Day    ~ 19 Feb 2024

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Day    ~ 28 Feb 2024

Rare Disease Day    ~ 29 Feb 2024

Winsome Earle-Sears Day    ~ 23 Feb 2024

Brain Injury Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Certified Government Financial Manager Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Virginia Controlled Environment Agriculture Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Irish American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Persian Heritage Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Social Work Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Women's History Month    ~ 1 Mar 2024

Women in Construction Week    ~ 3 Mar 2024 to 9 Mar 2024

Narcolepsy Awareness Day    ~ 9 Mar 2024

AmeriCorps Week    ~ 10 Mar 2024 to 16 Mar 2024

Flood Safety Awareness Week    ~ 4 Mar 2024 to 10 Mar 2024

Women Veterans Week    ~ 17 Mar 2024 to 23 Mar 2024

First Responder Wellness Week    ~ 25 Mar 2024 to 29 Mar 2024

Epilepsy Heroes Day    ~ 26 Mar 2024

Science Appreciation Day    ~ 26 Mar 2024

Christian Heritage Week    ~ 10 Mar 2024 to 16 Mar 2024

Surveyors Week    ~ 17 Mar 2024 to 23 Mar 2024

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Awareness Day    ~ 27 Mar 2024

Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day    ~ 28 Mar 2024

National Vietnam War Veterans Day    ~ 29 Mar 2024

Virginia Speech & Debate Awareness Day    ~ 23 Mar 2024

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