September 21 - 22, 2019: Wellness Weekend

WHEREAS, the health and wellness of all Michiganders is of utmost importance to the success and well-being of our state; and,


WHEREAS, as governor of Michigan, one of my top priorities is the health and well-being of residents across the state; and,


WHEREAS, on September 21st and 22nd of 2019, Michigan will take part in World Wellness Weekend, to encourage people from all walks of life to take part in wellness activities as part of an overall effort to improve mind and body; and,


WHEREAS, this movement has grown to some 100 participating countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceana, and the Americas; and,


WHEREAS, businesses in Michigan and all over the world will celebrate World Wellness Weekend by offering the public free and fun activities that encourage wellness on September 21st and 22nd;


NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim September 21-22, 2019, as Wellness Weekend in Michigan.