Proclamation - International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, 2021

Event: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Date: December 3, 2021

Whereas December 3 of each year is observed by the United Nations as International Day of Persons with Disabilities; and

Whereas the day is an opportunity to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life; and

Whereas Northumberland County is committed to accessibility and ensuring that people of all ages and abilities enjoy the same opportunities as they live, work, visit and invest in our community;

Now Therefore Be It Resolved That I, Warden Bob Crate, on behalf of County Council, hereby proclaims December 3, 2021 as International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the County of Northumberland.”

Dated this 17th day of November, 2021

R.J. (Bob) Crate, Warden