Constitution Week Proclamation!

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Constitution Week Proclamation!

Time: September 13, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: https://www.auroratv.org/watch-auroratv-live
Website or Map: https://www.auroratv.org/watc…
Event Type: live, media, event, to, witness, a, proclamation, being, issued.
Organized By: Theresa Collins
Latest Activity: Sep 12

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Watch as Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman reads the Constitution Week Proclamation.  It is scheduled to be read at the Aurora City Council Meeting, which is still being held virtually.  You can catch it on the Aurora TV channel, 8 or 880 or go the the link below on Monday, Sept. 13th, 2021. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and proclamations are usually read at the start of the meeting.  

https://www.auroratv.org/watch-auroratv-live

Or you can go to Mayor Coffman's Facebook page and watch there.

https://www.facebook.com/AuroraMayorMike/

History of Constitution Week:  Held each year, the week of Sept. 17-23, The DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) initiated the observance in 1955, when the service organization petitioned the U.S. Congress to dedicate September 17–23 of each year to the commemoration of Constitution Week. Congress adopted the resolution, and on August 2, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed it into Public Law #915. The celebration’s goals are threefold: to encourage the study of the historical events that led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787; to remind the public that the Constitution is the basis of America’s great heritage and the foundation for its way of life; and to emphasize U.S. citizens’ responsibility to protect, defend and preserve the U.S. Constitution.

DAR has been the foremost advocate for the awareness, promotion and celebration of Constitution Week. The annual observance provides innumerable opportunities for educational initiatives and community outreach, two mission areas of crucial importance to the National Society. By fostering knowledge of, and appreciation for, the Constitution and the inalienable rights it affords to all Americans, DAR helps to keep alive the memory of the men and women who secured our nation’s foundational liberties.

“In communities across America, Daughters will erect hundreds of community displays, sponsor municipal proclamations, ring bells and stage programs to raise awareness of the Constitution’s tenets and importance. We invite everyone to join us in celebrating this powerful document, which has enabled our democracy within a republic for more than two centuries. We hope that all Americans will learn more about the Constitution and its immense impact on our nation,” VanBuren said.

How to Celebrate Constitution Day!  Sept. 17th, 2021

  • Fly your American flag!
  • Participate in Bells Across America - at 2 p.m. on Sept. 17th, 2021 (MDT), ring a bell for one minute.  You will be joining thousands across the country who will simultaneously be ringing bells in acknowledgment of Constitution Day!
  • Say the preamble to the Constitution (see below)
  • Visit the display at Tallyn's Reach library in Aurora to see the large display until 9/30/21.

"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."

To see more information about Constitution Week, you can visit www.dar.org for more resources available to help teach your family about America's beginnings.

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