National Day of Encouragement

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National Day of Encouragement
DateSeptember 12
Next timeSeptember 12, 2019 (2019-09-12)
Frequencyannual

The National Day of Encouragement in the United States was announced in 2007 and occurs each year on September 12. [1][2]

The first proclamation for the Day of Encouragement was made by Mayor Belinda LaForce of Searcy, Arkansas on August 22, 2007. In September Mike Beebe, the Governor of Arkansas, signed a proclamation making September 12, 2007 the "State Day of Encouragement" for Arkansas.[3]

Later, President George W. Bush also signed a message making September 12 the official "National Day of Encouragement."[4]

The Encouragement Foundation is making plans to get more states involved in the National Day of Encouragement in the future.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slavin, Phillip. "National Holiday Started by Harding Encourages Encouragement". Searcy.com. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/day-of-encouragement/
  3. ^ http://www.dayofencouragement.org Encouragement Foundation Website
  4. ^ http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1P2-17148941.html Arkansas-Founded 'National Day of Encouragement' Gets White House Endorsement and Senate Resolution
  5. ^ Martinez, Thelma Garcia. "NATIONAL DAY OF ENCOURAGEMENT 2016". The Bison. Harding University. Retrieved 16 September 2016.

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