Friday, August 31, 2007

Random Acts of Poetry Week and Poet Laureate’s Day

Office of the Mayor
City of Kelowna
British Columbia

Random Acts of Poetry Week and Poet Laureate’s Day

WHEARAS Random Acts of Poetry is a celebration of poetry and literacy; and

WHEREAS Acclaimed poets across Canada from Victoria to Newfoundland will commit Random Acts of Poetry in their cities and towns; and

WHEREAS The Parliamentary Poet Laureate’s role is to encourage and promote the importance of literature, culture and language in Canadian Society; and

WHEREAS The University of British Columbia Okanagan and Project Literacy Kelowna Society together dedicate this day and this week to the enjoyment and appreciation of poetry and literacy.

Therefore I, Sharon Shepherd, as Mayor of the City of Kelowna, do hereby proclaim October 1st through October 7th

Random Acts of Poetry Week, and

Today, October 3d

Poet Laureate’s Day

in the City of Kelowna, Province of British Columbia

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