Mayor R. Keith Summey of the City of North Charleston, South Carolina, has proclaimed June 01, 2013 as Say Something Nice Day. Mayor Summey emphasized the importance of good communication skills for a healthy, productive community.

He stressed the importance of effective communication to an efficient and productive work force. Mayor Summey stated that he is committed to helping every citizen have a voice in governing their community.  He said that good communication helps visitors to the city feel welcome and comfortable.

According to Dr. Mitch Carnell, founder of the movement, “Mayor Summey has been a staunch supporter since he issued the first proclamation eight years ago and has never faltered in his support.”