Klamath County, OR – Public Officials & Proclamations
National Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation Klamath County Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris wholeheartedly endorses the
Purple Hands Pledge® and its simple and consistent message.
Klamath County Commissioner Derrick DeGroot invites Klamath County and City schools to encourage students in reciting the Purple Hands Pledge® daily, or at least weekly following the flag salute. The pledge is proven to reduce bullying, mean spirited teasing, and suicide.
Klamath Chapter Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting® met this morning with County Commissioners Kelley Minty Morris and Donnie Boyd. Commissioner Morris commented on how much she loves working with the students at Klamath County Transition Program, while admiring the 2020 “Hands & Pets Valentines” created by KCTP students.
Klamath County Commissioners Boyd, DeGroot, and Morriss proclaim October 14th-18th, 2019 the 22nd annual National HANDS & WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING® Week in Klamath Falls, OR.
Special thanks to City of Klamath Falls Councilman Todd Andres for sharing time from his busy schedule to view our award winning film “Power of One” and taking the Purple Hands Pledge®: “I Will Not Use My Hands Or My Words For Hurting Myself Or Others.”®
Today Klamath County Commissioners Derrick DeGroot and Donnie Boyd proudly display this special award that was handcrafted by students from the Klamath County Transition Program. The award was presented to “Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting”® during Parent Night at KCTP.
Klamath County Commissioners Morris, DeGroot, and Boyd proudly display their 2018 Hands & Pets Valentines created with love and compassion by kindergartens from TRIAD Christian School to help our local shelter animals find their “forever homes.” Hands & Pets Valentine project is an annual event by Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting®.
The 21st Annual National HANDS & WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING® Week proclamation reading from Klamath County Commissioners Boyd, DeGroot, and Morris. Klamath Chapter Hands Project is deeply honored to have “Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting”® be the official anti-violence message of Klamath County by legal resolution passed in 2011.
City of Klamath Falls Mayor Westfall proclaims October 14-20th 2018 as the 21st Annual Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting® Week.
Special thanks to Klamath County District Attorney Eve Costello for her support and endorsement for our Hands Project. We look forward to working with you in the schools and Klamath communities.
Special thanks to City of Klamath Falls Mayor Carol Westfall for proclaiming October 15th-21st, 2017 the 20th Annual National HANDS & WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING® week in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Our thanks to Klamath County Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris for supporting Klamath Chapter Hands Project and our mission to make every school a safe school, every home a safe home.
Klamath County Commissioners Boyd, DeGroot, and Morris sign official proclamation declaring Oct 15-21, 2017 as the 20th Annual National Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting® Week in Klamath County, Oregon. Special thanks to our Commissioners for their continued support to the Klamath Chapter Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting program.
Celebrating 20th National HANDS & WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING® week with Klamath County Commissioners Boyd, DeGroot, and Morris at county public meeting. Standing with and strong supporter of Hands Project is the co-director of Marta’s House, Carolyn Acevedo.
City of Klamath Falls Mayor Carol Westfall proclaims 20th NATIONAL HANDS & WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING® Week. Accepting the proclamation on behalf of all Klamath Falls citizens is the program director for Klamath Chapter Hands Project, Michael Kaibel.
Oregon State Governor Kate Brown proclaims “20th Annual Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting® Week Oct 15-21, 2017” for Oregon and gives special recognition to three counties, including Klamath County. Thank you Governor Brown and Hands Project Founder, Ann Kelly.
Following our 118th presentation of the award winning Hands Project film “POWER OF ONE” in Klamath County, Commissioners Derrick DeGroot and Donnie Boyd gave their endorsements for the film and the Hands Project program for Klamath County. Thank you Commissioners Boyd and DeGroot for your support… you make a difference.
19th Annual National HANDS & WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING® Week Oct 16-22, 2016 proclamation and celebration by Klamath County Commissioners Kelley Minty Morris, Tom Mallams, and Jim Bellet.
Hands-n-Pets 2016 Valentines by preschoolers at Tiny Hopefuls Daycare are a big hit with Klamath County Commissioners (L-R): Jim Bellet, Kelley Minty Morris, and Tom Mallams.
Klamath County Commissioners Proclaim April 2015 as “Child Abuse Prevention” Month and April 1st as “National Day of Hope” in Klamath County.
October 2015 “Domestic Violence Awareness” month Proclamation Ceremony with County Commissioners Bellet, Mallams, and Morris. Sponsored by Marta’s House / Klamath Crisis Center.
Mayor Todd Kellstrom Proclaims the month of April 2015 as “Child Abuse Prevention” Month
Purple Hands Pledge® Ambassadors, Rodney Beedy and Xander “The Wonder Dog”, display the proclamation alongside Michael Kiabel
Purple Hands Pledge® Ambassadors, Rodney Beedy and Xander “The Wonder Dog”, display the proclamation as Commissioners and audience members are invited to join Klamath’s annual Day Of Hope event on April 1, 2015.