The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners issues proclamations to recognize the significant contributions of Jeffco organizations, businesses, residents, or events and typically designate a day, week, or month to celebrate.

Notes on Proclamations

  • Proclamation requests must be submitted at least 30 days in advance of the special event
  • Sample proclamation language must be supplied for all proclamation requests
  • All proclamations may be edited at the discretion of the Commissioners or Commissioners’ staff
  • Proclamations are not automatically renewed. Requests must be made annually.
  • Please note that not all requests for proclamations can be accommodated. Proclamations are issued at the Commissioners’ discretion.

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2022 Proclamations

LGBTQ+ Pride Month (June)
Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15)
Mental Health Awareness Month (May)
National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 24-30)
National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (April 10-16)
National Public Health Week (April 4-10)
National Radon Action Month (January 2022) issued December 14, 2021 

2021 Proclamations

National Adoption Day (November 20)
Laura Miller Day (October 19)
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October)
National Preparedness Month (September)
Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15)
Pride Month (June)
Mental Health Month (May)
National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 18-24)
National Public Telecommunicator's Week (April 11-17)
National Public Health Week (April 5-11)

2020 Proclamations

National Radon Month (January)
National Crime Victims Rights’ Week (April 19-25)
Mental Health Month (May)
Dr Mark Johnson Day (September 22)
National Telecommunicators Week (September 27-October 3)
Domestic Violence Month (October)

2019 Proclamations

National Radon Action Month (January)
Erin Goff Recognition of Achievement (January 14)
National Public Health Week (April 1-7)
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 14-20)
Crime Victims Rights Week (April 7-13)
Mental Health Month (May)
Older Americans Month (May)
National Small Business Week (May 5-11)

2018 Proclamations

National Radon Action Month (January)
Commissioner Donald Rosier Day (January 9)
School Choice Week (January 21–27)
Child Abuse Prevention Month (April)
Jefferson County Mental Health 60th Anniversary (April)
National Public Health Week (April 2–8)
Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 8–14)
Drug Court Month (May)
Mental Health Month (May)
Older Americans Month (May)
Dr. Harriet Hall Recognition (June 19)
Pam Nissler Recognition (August 28)
Westminster Medical Clinic 65 Year Celebration (September 15)
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October)
Jefferson County Public Health Walk To School Day (October 10)
National Apprenticeship Week (November 12–18)
National Adoption Day (November 17)
Bill of Rights Day (December 15)