Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #6

World Tai Chi Day - April 29, 2017


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation declaring April 29, 2017, as "World Tai Chi Day" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
  • World Tai Chi Day is celebrated in hundreds of cities in 70 nations every year on the last Saturday in April and Manatee County has hosted a World Tai Chi Day event for the past three years.
  • Studies have shown that the benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong include relieving stress, improving balance and coordination, and improving the behavior of adolescents with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
  • Manatee County's Parks and Natural Resources Department will be hosting a free event to celebrate World Tai Chi Day and many of the region's local instructors will be attending to host follow-along exercises at GT Bray.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Copy to Melissa Nell in Parks and Natural Resources please.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Not Applicable

Attachment:  World Tai Chi Day Proclamation.pdf