Commendations and Recognitions

Abrams, Teddy, Louisville Orchestra, Grammy Award, celebration

Adkins, Minnie, recognizing

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Day, February 14, 2024

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day at the State Capitol, recognizing

American Heart Month, February 2024, designation

Aulick, Jeff, retirement, honoring

Autism Acceptance and Awareness Month, April 2024, recognition

Autism Acceptance Month, April 2024, recognition

Bennett, Glendell, honoring

Berry, Dr. Ronald, commendation

Black History Celebration, 20th annual

Black History Month, celebrating

Black History Season, January 15 to April 4 of each year, designation

Black Maternal Health Week, recognition

Black women, last day of February, recognizing

Blackmar Jr., Charles R., retirement, honoring

Blueprint for Kentucky's Children, Children's Advocacy Day

Bolte, Rick, honoring

Bow Tie Day in the Senate, March 12, 2024, recognizing

Boyle County High School Rebels football, 2023 state champions

Brewer, Jay, retirement, honoring

Byrd, Robert, honoring

Calvary Christian School, 50th anniversary, recognition

Capital Plaza Hotel, recognizing

Career and Technical Education Month, recognition

Career and Technical Education Student Leadership Day, recognition

Carroll, Governor Julian, memorializing

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Day, recognition

Child Abuse Prevention Month in Kentucky, recognition

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, September 2024, recognition

Christian persecution, denouncement

Civil rights movement, 60th Anniversary, celebration

Classified school district employees, honoring

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, designation

Constitution Day, recognition

Cravens, Sergeant Rufus, conservation officer, recognition

Cunningham, Gerald, Small College Basketball Hall of Fame induction, recognition

Dailey, Kevin, honoring

Delta Epsilon chapter, Delta Tau Delta fraternity, recognition

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, recognizing

Disabilities Awareness Day, February 27, 2024. recognition

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, recognition

Eating Disorders Awareness Week, recognition

Education and Sharing Day, recognizing

Elaine Allen, LLC, recognizing

Estes, Chief Greg, 2023 Kentucky Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, honoring

Flag of Remembrance, designation

Fraley, Pete, Boyd County High School girls' basketball head coach, retirement, honoring

Frye, Laney, University of Kentucky golfer, recognition

Fulks, Juli, 2024 WBCA National Coach of the Year, honor

Gilbert, Richard and Teresa, honoring

Gilpin, Lesley, recognizing

Greenup County High School cheerleading, 2024 national UCA champions, recognition

Gunn, Franseda, 5th Region Athletic Directors Hall of Fame, recognition

Hammond, Dr. Joseph, recognizing

Haney, Mark, Kentucky Farm Bureau, recognition

Haney, Mark, recognition

Harlan County High School, boys' basketball team, Sweet Sixteen runners-up

Harper Angel, Senator Denise, retirement, honoring

Harrodsburg, 250th anniversary, recognition

Hedgepath, Dr. Donna, Campbellsville University, honor

Higher Education Mental Health Day, recognition

Hogan, Lana, honoring

House of Representatives, women, honoring

Human Trafficking Awareness Day, designation

Ihrig, Mark, honoring

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, recognition

Irish American Heritage Month, March 2024, recognition

JoLeigh, Country Music Highway, recognition

Jones, Brereton Chandler, honoring

Jordan, Yvonne, Country Music Highway, recognition

Juneteenth National Freedom Day, designation

Kappa Alpha Psi Day, recognition

Keepers of the Dream Freedom Award, Neal, Senator Gerald, honoring

Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, honor

Kentucky Community School Initiative, participating schools, recognition

Kentucky Lottery, 35th anniversary, celebration

Kentucky Main Street Program, honoring

Kentucky National Guard, honor for service on the southwest border

Kentucky Nurses Day, February 8, 2024, recognition

Kentucky Senior Citizens Day, August 21, 2024, recognizing

Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants 100 year anniversary, recognition

Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants Appreciation Day, June 14, 2024

Kentucky State Parks, 100th anniversary, honoring

King, Dexter Scott, honoring

Lady Long Knives, JROTC National Raider Challenge Championship, first place, celebrating

Lewis County High School, JROTC Precision Shooting Team, honoring

Lexington Woman's Club, 75th anniversary, recognition

Lexington-Fayette Urban-County Government, 50th anniversary, recognition

Liberty Elementary School track and field and cross country, 2024 state champions, recognition

Live Like Madelynn Day, recognition

Louisville emergency medical services personnel, recognition

Louisville Fire Department, rescue squad, recognition

Louisville Metro Police Officers, recognition

Lowdenback, Dr. Clifford, Kentucky Dental Association president, honoring

Lyon County High School, 2024 State Boys' Basketball champions

March 15, National Preschool Teacher Appreciation Day, recognition

March on Frankfort, 60th Anniversary, celebration

Maternal and infant mortality and disparities awareness month, recognition

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day, recognition

Mayfield High School Cardinals football, 2023 state champions

McClure, Tori Murden, Spalding University retirement, recognition

McGrath, Dr. Patrick, retirement, honoring

Meade, Charles Edward "Chuck", Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission appointment, congratulating

Montgomery County High School Mock Trial Team, recognition

Morehead State University men's basketball, 2024 Ohio Valley Conference champions

National Arts and Humanities Month, recognition

National Conference of State Legislatures, 50th anniversary, recognition

National Lineman Appreciation Day, April 18, 2024, recognition

Native Americans, impact on Kentucky, recognition

Natural Gas Utility Worker Appreciation Day, March 18, 2024, recognition

Ohio Valley Wrestling, recognition

Oldham County, 200th anniversary, recognition

Omega Psi Phi Day, recognition

Organizations working to combat human trafficking, honoring

Patches, Lorna, recognition

Pineiroa, Sheriff Ramon, honoring

Polk, Reverend Willis, retirement, recognition

Pope, Mark, UK Men's Basketball Coach, recognition

Professional Employer Organization Week in Kentucky, May 19 to 25, 2024

Public holidays, certain days, removal

Public schools, Community School Initiative, recognize

Public Schools Week, February 26 to March 1, 2024

Railroad Crossings Safety Awareness Month, August 2024, recognition

Reed, Representative Brandon, retirement, honoring

Responsible fatherhood month, June, declare

Richardson, Bobby, recognition

Richie Weems and the Continental Five, Country Music Highway, Pike County

Rockcastle County High School Cheerleading, 2024 national champions

Rotary Club of Elkton, 100th anniversary, recognition

Sacred Heart Academy, 2024 State Girls' Basketball champions

Schickel, Senator John, retirement, honoring

School Social Work Week, March 3 to 9, 2024, designation

Sheppard, Reed, 2024 SEC Freshman of the Year

Simmons College of Kentucky Lady Falcons basketball, 2024 NCCAA champions

Simon, Dr. Marion, Kentucky State University retirement, recognition

Smith, Evan "Jayson" honoring

Smith, George, honoring

Smith, Leland "Lee", recognizing

Southern Legislative Conference, The Council of State Governments, Southern Office, commemoration

Southern Legislative Conference, The Council of State Governments Southern Office, commemoration

State of Israel, affirmation of support, condemnation of terrorist attacks

Taiwan, international trade and relations, commending

Take Your Child to Vote Day, recognition

Tarlov Cyst Disease Day, May 16, 2024, recognition

Taylor County High School Lady Cardinals girls' wrestling, 2023 state champions, recognition

Teachers, honoring

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, April 2024, recognition

Thayer, Senator Damon, retirement, honoring

The Garden Club of Frankfort Day, March 28, 2024, 100th anniversary

The Links Incorporated, commending

Thomas, Darlene, 2024 Jean Sabharwal Award, honoring

Transylvania Pioneers women's basketball, recognition

Trimble, Roy, retirement, honoring

United States and Ireland, diplomatic relations, 100th anniversary, recognition

University of Kentucky men's basketball team, recognition

Van Hook, Marsha, honoring

Varel, Hannah, 2024 WBCA National Assistant Coach of the Year, honor

Ward, Dr. Harry, memorializing

Wear Green for Gastroparesis Day, recognition

Wear Red Day, February 2, 2024, designation

Webb, Corporal Ben, life-saving actions, honoring

Welch, Edsel, 100th birthday, honoring

Westerfield, Senator Whitney

Westerfield, Senator Whitney H., honoring

Western Kentucky University, July 20, 2024, Pershing Rifles and Rebelettes Day, recognition

WGOH and WUGO, recognition

Whittaker, Charlotte, AARP volunteer state president, recognition

Wilson, Deborah Ruth, 50th birthday, honoring

Wolf, Jack, recognition

Women Veterans Appreciation Day, June 12, designation

Women's History Month, March 2024, recognition

Workers Memorial Day, recognition

World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2024, recognition

World Down Syndrome Day, March 21,2024, recognition

"Wrestlers" documentary, recognition

York, Dr. Hershael, recognition

Yount, W. Michael "Mike" and Beverly, 50th wedding anniversary, honoring

Yun, Dr. Kiro, honoring

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