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File #: 70970    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming May 21, 2022, as Kids to Parks Day in the City of Madison, Wisconsin
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: Final action: 4/19/2022
Enactment date: 4/25/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00261
Title: Proclaiming May 21, 2022, as Kids to Parks Day in the City of Madison, Wisconsin
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. 220419 Common Council Registrants Report.pdf

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No appropriation required.

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Proclaiming May 21, 2022, as Kids to Parks Day in the City of Madison, Wisconsin

 

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WHEREAS, May 21, 2022, is the twelfth Kids to Parks Day organized and launched by the National Park Trust held annually on the third Saturday of May; and

 

WHEREAS, Kids to Parks Day empowers kids and encourages families to get outdoors and visit local parks, public lands, and waters; and

 

WHEREAS, we should encourage children to lead a more active lifestyle to combat issues of childhood obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia; and

 

WHEREAS, Kids to Parks Day will broaden children's appreciation for nature and outdoors; and

 

WHEREAS, Kids to Parks Day will recognize the importance of recreating responsibly while enjoying the benefits of the outdoors; and

 

NOW THEREFORE, That the Mayor of the City of Madison, Wisconsin, urges all residents in Madison to participate in "Kids to Parks Day" and to make time on May 21,2022 to take the children in their lives to a neighborhood, state or national park.