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|Posted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:32 am Post subject: Proclamation July is Parks and Recreation Month
WHEREAS, Parks and recreation programs are an integral part of communities throughout this country, including in the Village of Loreauville; and
WHEREAS, Our parks and recreation are vitally important to establishing and maintaining the quality of life in our communities, ensuring the health of all citizens, and contributing to the economic and environment well-being of a community and region; and
WHEREAS, Parks and recreation programs build healthy, active communities that aid in the prevention of chronic disease, provide therapeutic recreation services for those who are mentally or physically disabled, and also improve the mental and emotional health of all citizens; and
WHEREAS, Parks and recreation programs increase a community's economic prosperity through increased property values, expansion of the local tax base, increased tourism, the attraction and retention of businesses, and crime reduction; and
WHEREAS, Parks and recreation areas are fundamental to the environmental well-being of our community; and
WHEREAS, Parks and natural recreation areas improve water quality, protect groundwater, prevent flooding, improve the quality of the air we breathe, provide vegetative buffers to development, and produce habitat for wildlife; and
WHEREAS, Our parks and natural areas ensure the ecological beauty of our community and provide a place for children and adults to connect with nature and recreate outdoors; and
WHEREAS, The U.S. House of Representatives has designated July and Parks and Recreation Month; and
WHEREAS, The Village of Loreauville recognizes the benefits derived from parks and recreation resources:
NOW, THEREFORE I, Brad M. Clifton, Mayor of the Village of Loreauville do hereby proclaim the month of July, 2017 as
"Park and Recreation Month"
and encourages all citizens of the Village of Loreauville to use and enjoy the parks, walking tracks, open space and facilities throughout the recreation district.
Brad M. Clifton Mayor of Loreauville
Village of Loreauville, LA