Office of Orange County Chairman


WHEREAS, Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a traditional qigong and meditation system with an ancient Chinese heritage based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance; and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa emphasizes moral values and health improvements and leads sincere practitioners toward enlightenment; and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa has helped many people to turn away from alcohol, drugs, violence, and other bad habits and to pursue more meaningful lives, and

WHEREAS, Falun Dafa's contribution to humanity has widely recognized and honored in the United States.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard T. Crotty, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Orange County Chairman, do hereby proclaim Monday, May 13, 2002 as

Falun Dafa Day

In orange County, Florida


DONE AND ORDERED this 10th day of May, 2002


Richard T. Crotty, Orange County Chairman