News Flash!

Alaska to establish Children’s Day
(04/22/15) Legislature Makes Second Sunday in June Children’s Day in Alaska

View 2015 proclamations:
New!! Mayor Tom Weisner of Aurora, Illinois
Mayor Jeff Schielke of Batavia, Illinois

View 2015 legislation:
New!! Alaska legislation setting Children’s Day as Second Sunday in June

2015 news release(s):
Nation Prepares for Children’s Day on Sunday - 06/11/15
Churches and Denominations Support Children’s Day - 06/04/15
With Mother’s Day now past… Why not Children’s Day - 05/18/15
With Mother’s Day a few days away… Why not Children’s Day - 04/20/15

View 2014 proclamations:
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn again proclaims June 8 Children’s Day
as does
Mayor Tom Weisner of Aurora, Illinois &
Mayor Jeff Schielke of Batavia, Illinois

Quincy (Mass.) 6-year-old helps make Sunday a local holiday for kids - The Patriot Ledger
Children's Day in Jay June 7 - GreatLakeNews.com

The Children’s Day Triathlon - Bethseda, Maryland

5 Ways to Empower the Next Generation of Leaders - Helen Keller International

National Children’s Day: Sentimental & silly quotes about children - examiner.com


Fun!

Huntington, WV Celebrate Children’s Day at Ritter Park (2013 Photo Gallery)

Letters to the Editor
& more

(06/06/14) - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Caring for our kids
(06/07/14) - The Advocate Celebrate Children’s Day
(06/09/13) - examiner.com Happy Children’s Day: Celebrating America's most precious resource
(06/05/13) - Herald News Children’s Day meant to be celebrated
(06/02/13) - Feliciana Explorer Celebrate Children’s Day Sunday, June 9
(05/29/12) - Chicago Sun-Times: Churches could help expand preschool education

More!

Commentary from Rev. Dr. Lillian Capehart: Pray for our children

Now on Facebook… be a fan! Facebook page.

Here are 10 Ideas for America’s Churches on “Children’s Day”

Puzzle & Bumper Stickers:

Some Endorsements:

 

Children's Day logo

Contacts for State Governors…

(As of Monday, March 23, 2015)

Alabama - Governor Robert Bentley

http://216.226.177.218/forms/contact_procs.aspx

Alaska - Governor Bill Walker

http://gov.alaska.gov/Walker/contact/constituent-relations/proclamations.html

Arkansas - Governor Asa Hutchinson

http://governor.arkansas.gov/proclamation-request-form

Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey

http://azgovernor.gov/governor/proclamations

California - Governor Jerry Brown

http://gov.ca.gov/m_contact.php

Colorado - Governor John Hickenlooper

http://www.colorado.gov/govhdir/requests/proclamation.html

Connecticut - Governor Dannel P. Malloy

http://www.governor.ct.gov/malloy/cwp/view.asp?a=3998&q=479090&malloyNav=|

Delaware - Governor Jack Markell

http://smu.governor.delaware.gov/cgi-bin/mail.php?recognition

Florida - Governor Rick Scott

http://www.flgov.com/proclamations

Georgia - Governor Nathan Deal

http://gov.georgia.gov/ceremonial-document-request-formsl

Hawai`i - Governor David Y. Ige

http://governor.hawaii.gov/contact-us/request-a-proclamation/

Idaho - Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter

http://gov.idaho.gov/mediacenter/proc/NEW%20Proclamation%20Request%20Form%20as%20of%202011.pdf

Illinois - Governor Bruce Rauner

http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/Pages/Proclamation.aspx

Indiana - Governor Mike Pence

http://www.in.gov/gov/2361.htm

Iowa - Governor Terry Branstad

https://governor.iowa.gov/constituent-services/proclamation-request

Kansas - Governor Sam Brownback

https://governor.ks.gov/contact-the-governor/guidelines-for-proclamations

Kentucky - Governor Steve Beshear

http://governor.ky.gov/Lists/Proclamations/form.aspx?source=http://governor.ky.gov/office/Pages/procformthanks.aspx

Louisiana - Governor Bobby Jindal

http://www.managekeelson.com/websites/la2.gov/index.cfm?md=form&tmp=home&cfmid=299&adminkey=1201105823688&CFID=17542&CFTOKEN=92098032

Maine - Governor Paul LePage

http://www.maine.gov/governor/lepage/citizen_services/request_proclamation.shtml

Maryland - Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr.

http://governor.maryland.gov/mail/citations.asp

Massachusetts - Governor Charlie Baker

http://www.mass.gov/governor/constituent-services/recognition/

Michigan - Governor Rick Snyder

http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,4668,7-277-57577_59874---,00.html

Minnesota - Governor Mark Dayton

http://mn.gov/governor/resources/proclamations/

Mississippi - Governor Phil Bryant

http://www.governorbryant.com/proclamation-request/

Missouri - Governor Jay Nixon

http://governor.mo.gov/get-involved/request-proclamation-governor-jay-nixon

Montana - Governor Steve Bullock

http://governor.mt.gov/Home/Contact

Nebraska - Governor Pete Ricketts

http://www.governor.nebraska.gov/proclamations/proc-form.php

Neveda - Governor Brian Sandoval

http://gov.nv.gov/contact/proclamation/

New Hampshire - Governor Maggie Hassan

http://governor.nh.gov/citizen/index.htm

New Jersey - Governor Chris Christie

http://www.state.nj.us/governor/contact/

New Mexico - Governor Susana Martinez

http://www.governor.state.nm.us/Proclamations_1.aspx

New York - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

http://www.governor.ny.gov/contact

North Carolina - Governor Pat McCrory

http://www.governor.state.nc.us/contact

North Dakota - Governor Jack Dalrymple

http://www.governor.nd.gov/contact-us

Ohio - Governor John R. Kasich

http://governor.ohio.gov/Contact/ContacttheGovernor.aspx

Oklahoma - Govnernor Mary Fallin

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/formbuilder/form.php?form_id=06f2c591e968592fd1c77e83874080933b60eb19edcdc602986eae9c12d826cb

Oregon - Governor John Kitzhaber

http://www.oregon.gov/gov/Pages/proclamation_guidelines.aspx

Pennsylvania - Governor Tom Wolf

http://www.governor.pa.gov/contact/Pages/contact.aspx#.VRCQAPnF-ro

Rhode Island - Governor Gina M. Raimondo

http://www.governor.ri.gov/contact/

South Carolina - Governor Nikki R. Haley

http://www.governor.sc.gov/EXECUTIVEOFFICE/Pages/Proclamations.aspx

South Dakota - Governor Dennis Daugaard

http://sd.gov/governor/contact.aspx

Tennessee - Governor Bill Haslam

http://www.tn.gov/governor/proclamation.shtml

Texas - Governor Greg Abbott

http://www.governor.state.tx.us/contact/

Utah - Governor Gary R. Herbert

http://www.utah.gov/governor/declarations/

Vermont - Governor Peter Shumlin

http://governor.vermont.gov/contact-us/proclamation

Virginia - Governor Terry McAuliffe

https://governor.virginia.gov/constituent-services/make-a-request/proclamations/

Washington - Governor Jay Inslee

http://www.governor.wa.gov/contact/requests-invites/request-proclamation-greeting-or-ceremonial-letter

West Virginia - Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

http://www.governor.wv.gov/Pages/ProclamationRequestGuidelines.aspx

Wisconsin - Governor Scott Walker

http://walker.wi.gov/contact/proclamations-department

Wyoming - Governor Matt Mead

http://governor.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Proclamation-Policy.pdf

*Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico) - Governor (El Gobernador) Alejandro Garcia Padilla

http://www.fortaleza.gobierno.pr/index.php


Feature: Children’s Day song

Mr. Nicky developed a national Children’s Day song that was released in 2006 and was revised in 2011.
Hear Mr. Nicky’s “I Love Being A Kid.” Visit Mr. Nicky at http://www.mrnicky.com.

FarCry - Mollio