Humans seem almost compelled to tag days
, to commemorate someone or some event that inspires or goads us into action.
After he was caught without his tag days
later, the Scottish Office demanded a full report about the tracking scheme.
They will also put an end to tag days
- a longstanding practice in which representatives of charitable organizations and youth sports groups solicit donations from motorists at city intersections.
City officials also will look for ways to increase funding for public school athletic programs to make up for the loss of money that many high school teams raise through tag days
to help pay for equipment and uniforms.
Because the ordinances will eliminate tag days
, the City Council also asked City Manager Michael V.
In addition to targeting panhandlers by making it unlawful for people to solicit money from motorists while standing in the street, walking in and out of traffic or standing on a traffic island, the ordinances would also eliminate so-called tag days
- a longstanding practice in the city in which representatives of charitable organizations and youth sports groups solicit donations from motorists at intersections.
She added that the ordinances are a first step in dealing with tag days
, which she described as being one of the more frustrating problems during the past 10 years.
I'm not prepared to support any item that would take away tag days
," said District 3 Councilor George J.
But the future of tag days
in Worcester may be in jeopardy; it could very well fall victim to the city's efforts to regulate panhandling.
The mayor said he believes other ways can be found for charitable organizations and youth sports groups to raise money as an alternative to tag days
The mayor emphasized that his order is in no way meant to ban charitable groups or youth sports teams from holding tag days
, but he feels a plan needs to be put into place so the city can better regulate them.