Whereas, National Women's Health Week was initiated in the dawn of the new millennium by a group of public and private organizations dedicated to raising awareness of women's health issues;
Whereas, from that day forward National Women's Health Week has occurred in the spring, with an annual celebration held the week following Mother's Day;
Whereas, National Women's Health Week is a celebration of women taking responsibility for their own health through greater knowledge and understanding;
Whereas, National Women's Health Week celebrates the efforts of national and community organizations working with partners and volunteers to improve awareness of key women's health issues;
Whereas, [your organization's name] has chosen [your city and state] to officially launch our local efforts.
Now, therefore, I, [your/official's name], [your/official's title] of [location], on behalf of [your organization's name], do hereby proclaim the week following Mother's Day — Sunday, May 12, through Saturday, May 18, 2013 — to be:
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH WEEK
In the [location, for example: "City of Springfield"], I urge all citizens to participate in the activities planned hereforth.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Seal of [location], this [day, example: "12th"] day of May 2013.
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