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Dear Mayor XXXXX,
Please accept our invitation to stand alongside advocates for children’s nature play to sign a proclamation promoting the new Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights for Ohio and its cities and counties.
Sept. 24, 2010
10 a.m. Press Conference
The Governor is scheduled to sign a related statewide proclamation simultaneously, declaring that Ohio’s children have the right to play outside each day in nature, taking advantage of our state’s rich natural resources.
Recent research has shown that today’s indoor, sedentary lifestyles are harming children. Meanwhile, unstructured play in nature has been shown to make kids happier, healthier and smarter.
We invite you to support families in their outdoor exploration of XXXNAME YOUR CITYXXX and its parks, land, camps and nature centers.
Please stand with us Sept. 24.
A digital feed of the Governor’s Press Conference in Columbus will be broadcast here, and live video of your participation will be broadcast to the rest of the state via a video linkage to the simultaneous events around the state.
Please respond by Aug. 9 to XXYOUR NAMEXX at xXYOUR EMAILXX or XXYOUR PHONE NUMBERXX
Proclamation and Ohio Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights
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