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File #: 22-0119R    Version: 0 Name: Park and Recreation Professionals Day
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/11/2022 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/11/2022
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Title: Park and Recreation Professionals Day For the purpose of proclaiming July as Park and Recreation Month and July 15 as Park and Recreation Professionals Day and encouraging all citizens to recognize the importance of park and recreation services and celebrate the dedicated service of Baltimore’s park and recreation professionals.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton
Indexes: Professional Day, Recreation and Parks, Dept. of
Attachments: 1. 22-0119R~1st Reader
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Burnett



A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Park and Recreation Professionals Day
For the purpose of proclaiming July as Park and Recreation Month and July 15 as Park and Recreation Professionals Day and encouraging all citizens to recognize the importance of park and recreation services and celebrate the dedicated service of Baltimore’s park and recreation professionals.
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Whereas, since 1985, Americans have celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month;

Whereas, park and recreation services are vital to our City, protecting our natural resources, helping the citizens of Baltimore maintain healthy bodies and minds, and providing activities and resources for those from all walks of life.

Whereas, park and recreation professionals help build strong, vibrant, and resilient communities by selflessly delivering high-quality experiences and opportunities and keeping our parks clean, safe, welcoming, inclusive, and ready to use.

Whereas, research by the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods indicates that community involvement in neighborhood parks is associated with lower levels of crime and vandalism.

Whereas, according to studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, creating, improving, and promoting places to be physically active can improve individual and community health and results in a 25% increase of residents who exercis...

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