Proclamations are provided by the Governor’s Office as a service to Kentucky residents with the goal of honoring and celebrating events or increasing awareness of noteworthy issues among citizens across Kentucky. These public service documents are strictly honorary and are not legally binding. Proclamations are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The Governor’s Office reserves the right to decline any request for a proclamation as well as the right to make exceptions to the Guidelines Procedures for Proclamations.
Acclamations are official documents issued by the Governor’s Office to commemorate a specific time period (day, week, or month) for the purpose of raising awareness about an issue, or celebrating milestones.