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File #: 17721-23    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Presentations, Proclamations & Recognitions
File created: 8/17/2023 In control: County Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 9/26/2023 Final action:
Title: Proclamation Designating October 2023 as "Arts & Humanities Month” In Los Alamos County. (Accepted by Los Alamos MainStreet & Creative District Executive Director Jacquelyn Connolly and Los Alamos Arts Council Director Brandi Engeman)
Presenters: Daniel Ungerleider
Indexes (Council Goals): Quality of Life - Educational, Historical, and Cultural Amenities

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Proclamation Designating October 2023 as "Arts & Humanities Month” In Los Alamos County. (Accepted by Los Alamos MainStreet & Creative District Executive Director Jacquelyn Connolly and Los Alamos Arts Council Director Brandi Engeman)

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WHEREAS, the month of October has been recognized as National Arts and Humanities Month by thousands of arts and cultural organizations and communities across the country for over 30 years; and

 

WHEREAS, the arts and humanities embody much of the accumulated wisdom, intellect, and imagination of humankind; and

 

WHEREAS, the arts and humanities enrich the lives of every American, including those of us living in Los Alamos County; and

 

WHEREAS, the creative industries and cultural organizations are major contributors to our economy and our quality of life; and

 

WHEREAS, Los Alamos is fortunate to have many thriving arts and culture organizations, some with over 80 years of contributions; and

 

WHEREAS, our community has hundreds of dedicated and talented individuals representing the arts and humanities including literary, visual, performance, and applied arts, as well as cultural sectors.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Council of the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, I do hereby proclaim October 2023 as 

“ARTS & HUMANITIES MONTH”

 

in Los Alamos County, and call upon all citizens to celebrate and promote the arts, participate in cultural events, and take action for the arts and humanities.