Mayor's Proclamation

Office of the Mayor
City of Beaverton 

WHEREAS, the month of October has been recognized as National Arts and Humanities Month by thousands of arts and cultural organizations, communities, and states across the country, as well as by the White House and Congress for more than two decades; and
WHEREAS, the arts and humanities create communities that are healthy, vibrant and inclusive; and
WHEREAS, the arts and humanities represent our community’s diverse cultures and heritage; and

WHEREAS, the arts and humanities play a unique role in the lives of our families, our communities, and our country; and

WHEREAS, the nonprofit arts industry also strengthens our economy by generating $135.2 billion in total economic activity annually and by supporting the full-time equivalent of 4.13 million jobs; and
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Denny Doyle, Mayor of the City of Beaverton, Oregon, do hereby proclaim the month of October 2015, as:

in the City of Beaverton and call upon the citizens of Beaverton to participate, promote, and
celebrate arts and culture throughout the month.
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