City of Davenport (Iowa) Proclaims September 18
as “Chiropractic Awareness Day”
SOURCE: Quad Cities Online
(Davenport, Iowa) In honor of the first chiropractic adjustment on Sept. 18, 1895, in downtown Davenport, the City of Davenport has issued a proclamation naming September 18 as “Chiropractic Awareness Day.” The first Chiropractic Awareness Day will be celebrated at 12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, which also is the day Palmer College of Chiropractic recognizes the founding of the chiropractic profession and the College at its annual Founder”s Day.
During this first celebration, Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba will read the proclamation in the courtyard of the B.J. and Mabel Palmer Residence at 8th and Brady streets in Davenport, followed by remarks by Palmer President Donald Kern, D.C., and Non-profit Chiropractic Organization (NPCO) President Joshua Heines.
Tours of the B.J. and Mabel Palmer Residence will be available following the remarks. Parking is available in the Vickie Anne Palmer Hall parking lot at 7th and Brady streets, Davenport. Current Palmer student Joshua Heines founded NPCO in Davenport, and came to Palmer with the idea for a Chiropractic Awareness Day. (more…)