City of Liberty Lake Proclamation (approved and signed during the Liberty Lake City Council meeting on May 17, 2022):
A PROCLAMATION OF THE CITY OF LIBERTY LAKE, WASHINGTON
DECLARING MAY 21st AS LEMONADE DAY
WHEREAS, Lemonade Day is a free, community-wide educational event providing children with the opportunity to learn and apply entrepreneurial thinking and create a foundation for success in the global economy; and,
WHEREAS, Lemonade Day exists to infuse today's youth with the spirit of enterprise, teaching the basic business and entrepreneurial skills necessary to become successful, contributing members of their communities; and
WHEREAS, Lemonade Day has a core philosophy of Spend, Save, and Share that is implemented by teaching children how to start, own and operate a business, learn goalsetting, develop a business plan, establish a budget, seek investors, provide customer service and give back to the community; and
WHEREAS, Lemonade Day offers opportunities for families, businesses, schools, youth organizations, faith-based communities, neighborhoods, institutes of higher learning, and government agencies to unite for a common purpose - to train the next generation of entrepreneurs; and
WHEREAS, Lemonade Day is an event that demonstrates to young people of Liberty Lake that they are important and citizens care about their future; and
The City of Liberty Lake salutes and commends the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce, volunteers, participants and young entrepreneurs of Lemonade Day, a program that advances life skills, character, and entrepreneurship. Lemonade Day fuels two of the chamber's Big 5 initiatives, Greater Learning and Greater Vision.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Cris Kaminskas, Mayor of the City of Liberty Lake, Washington, do hereby proclaim May 21st, 2022, as
"LEMONADE DAY IN THE GREATER SPOKANE VALLEY AND LIBERTY LAKE"
AND encourage all residents of the Greater Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake area to participate and have a role: either selling or buying lemonade, on May 21st, 2022.
Dated this 17th day of May, 2022.
Cris Kaminskas, Mayor