CHILDREN’S VISION AND LEARNING MONTH -August! Proclaimed by the Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

WHEREAS, Children’s Vision and Learning Month serves to educate parents, teachers, and the general public about the importance of vision and proper eye care  in the success of each child; and

WHEREAS, vision plays a vital role in allowing Colorado’s children to read and
learn; and

WHEREAS, as many as one in four school-age children has vision problems, and vision problems are the most common handicapping condition among children; and

WHEREAS, the State of Colorado recognizes the importance of education in the lives of its children, and encourages parents to have their children screened for vision
problems in order to maximize their potential in the classroom;

Therefore, I, John W. Hickenlooper, Governor of the State of Colorado, do hereby proclaim August 2014,

CHILDREN’S VISION AND LEARNING MONTH

GIVEN under my hand and the
Executive Seal of the State of
Colorado, this first day of
August, 2014
John W. Hickenlooper
Governor

Vision and Learning

See proclamation Childrens Vision and Hearing Month 2014

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