Posts Tagged Summey

Mayor Keith Summey Proclaims 10th. Say Something Nice Day

Michael Brown, Mitch Carnell 2015Mayor Keith Summey of the City of North Charleston, South Carolina, proclaimed the 10th. Annual Say Something Nice Day at a city council meeting on May 28th. Councilman Michael Brown presented the proclamation. The event is on June 1, 2015. Mayor Summey proclaimed the first Say Something Nice Day in 2006. Since then the celebration has grown across the country.

Mayor Summey recognized the efforts of communication specialist Dr. Mitch Carnell, founder of the event. He talked about how important effective civil communication is in building relationships. Say Something Nice Day is listed in the Chase Calendar of Events.

Say Something Nice Day led to the establishment of Say Something Nice Sunday the first Sunday in June for religious organizations. It too is now widely celebrated.

Tags: , , ,

Mayor Summey Proclaims Say Something Nice Day

            City of North Charleston, South Carolina, Mayor Keith Summey declared June 01, 2012 as Say Something Nice Day at a meeting of City Council on May 10. North Charleston is the third largest city in the state. A rousing concert by the new Steel Drum Band of Stall High School preceded the reading of the proclamation.

            Mayor Summey took aim at the negative rhetoric that has invaded society and especially the workplace. The proclamation states in part, “Tens of millions of workers in the United States are disengaged in their jobs because of poor communication, effecting the economy in excess of an estimated $200 billion per year. Sixty percent of workers do not receive compliments on the job leading to worker dissatisfaction.”

            Mayor Summey stated further, “The City of North Charleston has long believed in the importance of effective communication within its workforce. The City is committed to maintaining friendly atmosphere for our employees, citizens, businesses and visitors.”

            Say Something Nice Day originated in North Charleston, SC and Mayor Summey was the first to make the designation. It is now listed in the Chase Calendar of Events. The city previously trained all of its employees in effective communication skills.

Tags: , , ,

Summey Proclaims Say Something Nice Day

 Mayor Keith Summey of the City of North Charleston issued a proclamation declaring the month of June as Better Communication Month and June 01, 2010 as Say Something Nice Day. He presented the proclamation to Dr. Mitch Carnell at the regular city council meeting on May 27th.The mayor made several remarks urging all citizens to take an active part and to treat all people with respect.

Tags: , , ,