February 14-18, 2021 — National FBLA Week
One Month Prior to FBLA Week:
One Month Before: Sample Proclamation (found below)
Get your governor, mayor, or county executive involved in FBLA-PBL Week by having them sign a high-profile proclamation.
Suggested National FBLA Week Activities:
Sunday, February 14 — Share Your FBLA-PBL Story Day
Share your FBLA-PBL story on social media. Tell why you joined, your favorite FBLA-PBL memory, or what FBLA-PBL has done for you. Tag your story on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with #FBLAPBLWeek and #pafbla
Monday, February 15 — National Presidents’ Forum & Fight to the Finish
All three division national presidents (FBLA, PBL, and Professional Division) host a live Internet broadcast to kick off FBLA-PBL Week.
Tuesday, February 16 — Each One Reach One Day
Talk to peers and community members about your FBLA-PBL experiences. And, of course, ask them to join!
Wednesday, February 17 — Professional Attire Day/Adviser Appreciation Day
Dress for success and share your appreciation for those that teach, lead, and mentor your chapter.
Thursday, February 18 — Career Awareness Day
Get involved with your Professional Division and connect with community leaders. Learn about their career paths.
Friday, February 19 — FBLA-PBL Spirit Day
Show your FBLA-PBL pride by posting a group photo to the FBLA-PBL Facebook page and using the hashtag
#FBLAPBLWeek and #pafbla on Twitter and Instagram.
Saturday, February 20 — Community Service Day
Choose a community service project to support. Suggested activities include working with the American Heart Association, volunteering at a homeless shelter, or assisting at a local food bank.
Sample FBLA Week Proclamation
WHEREAS, Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit educational organization whose first chapter was established in Johnson City, Tennessee, in 1942; and
WHEREAS, Pennsylvania’s first FBLA chapter was charted at Blairsville High School in Indiana County in 1943; and
WHEREAS, Pennsylvania FBLA was officially chartered as a state chapter in 1952; and
WHEREAS, (Your School Name) officially chartered its FBLA local chapter on (insert date here/contact state office for charter date); and
WHEREAS, Pennsylvania FBLA has grown now to encompass 13,000 members statewide and over 200,000 members and advisers nationwide in middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities, career and technical schools, and private business schools; and
WHEREAS, FBLA-PBL is a professional business organization dedicated to bringing business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs; and
WHEREAS, members perform community service activities and strive to build a student’s understanding of the realities of the modern business world; and
WHEREAS, FBLA teaches middle school and high school students basic business and leadership principles; and assists in the transition from school to work;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, (insert official’s name and title here) (insert name of state, county, city, borough, township, school district here) do hereby proclaim (February 2-8, 2021) ,as NATIONAL FBLA-PBL WEEK in the State of ( ) or County of- ( ) or City of ( ) or Borough of ( ) or Township of ( ) or School District of ( ).