How to Acquire an Official Proclamation

                            for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Events




TIPS TO HELP . . .

Often all it requires [to acquire an official proclamation] is calling your Governor, Mayor, or Health Minister's office and asking for one. This can be a very FUN process, with many potential benefits!

Officials issue proclamations regularly for various worthy events like ours. You may send them proposed text for them to review and then sign into proclamation.

To help you and your school apply for and recieve an "official proclamation" for your event from your Governor, Mayor, or National Health Minister, we provide

* this large printable version [right] of a Governor's Proclamation you can show your local official(s),

*or click here to print out others to show them, and

*Also, the text below is in a copy and pastable format below, so that you can incorporate it into proposal letters you send to your officials.

* Here is medical research information, that you can use to send along with your proposal letters to officials, so they know what Tai Chi and Qigong offer your community, state, and nation's citizens . . .


When you do aquire proclamations, be sure and send them in to us to post on the www.worldtaichiday.org website.

Schedule an Official Signing with your Goverment Official, and while in their presence for the signing, ask for contacts in their office to explore integrating effective stress management techniques (Tai Chi and/or Qigong) into youth programs & Education, Drug Prevention, Drug Rehabilitation, Domestic Violence, and Penal Rehabilitation, Prison Tai Chi Programs and Employee Wellness Programs.

Also, ask the office if you can do Press Releases to
alert the press to your Official Signing Ceremony !!


Dear Bill & World Tai Chi & Qigong Day,

I am happy to announce that Nevada has been issued a proclamation from the Governor to recognize and honor WTCQD.

The Las Vegas Library District in Clark County is combining their annual Food and Cultural Fair celebration with the WTCD event.

The Lohan School of Shaolin is coordinating these efforts with them, and we have given them a mailing list of all the community centers, senior centers, martial art schools and athletic facilities so they can send out a letter of inviation to join this event at the West Sahara Library.

Billie Ann Sabala, Tai Chi instructor/Administrator - Lohan School of Shaolin






Click here for the raw text of this proclamation, in a format you can copy and paste into an email or Word Processor, so that you can draft a Proclamation for your Governor, Mayor, or National Health Minister to Proclaim for you and your area's World Tai Chi & Qigong Day event !!

Click the below for a larger image of this proclamation you can print out to show your local officials . . .



Governor of Kansas Proclamation for World Tai Chi & Qigong (Chi Kung) Day



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Copyable text you can use in your letters and proposals to local officials. Just change the key elements, so its your state, etc., rather than Kansas.

TO THE PEOPLE OF KANSAS, GREETINGS:

WHEREAS, World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day is now celebrated in hundreds of cities in over 70 nations annually, and

WHEREAS, T'ai Chi & Qigong, traditional Chinese exercises involve a series of mindful relaxed movements, and/or mind-body meditations increasingly found to benefit many health issues, for people of many fitness levels; and

WHEREAS, T'ai Chi has been called "medication in motion" by Harvard Health Publication for the myriad health benefits it offers, and numerous studies have pointed to the benefits of T'ai Chi as stress relief , improved balance and coordination, among the elderly, indicated by an Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta study, and improved behaviour for adolescents with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, indicated by the University of Miami School of Medicine study; and

WHEREAS, numerous other studies relating to stress and immune system and general health have been reviewed by the National Institute of Health and can be found at: www.tchain.com/taichi/ and www.worldtaichiday.org; and

WHEREAS, T'ai Chi and Qigong are used as helpful stress managers and behaviour modifiers for drug abusers and prison inmates in penal systems throughout the world; and

WHEREAS, World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day is meant to bring practitioners together, and allow people to learn more about T'ai Chi and Qigong through this day of celebration and practice, that will be celebrated around the world [on the last Saturday of April each year]; and

NOW; THEREFORE; I, BILL GRAVES GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF KANSAS, do hereby proclaim

World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day

in Kansas





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