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WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins family, friends, and colleagues in recognizing and celebrating Luana Ritch's 26 years of dedicated public service; and

WHEREAS, Luana Ritch began her State of Nevada career on October 23, 1990, and served with the Division of Public and Behavioral Health where she held the positions of Education and Information Officer, Health Program Specialist, Health Bureau Chief, and Quality Assurance Specialist; and

WHEREAS, Luana Ritch, throughout her public service career, was viewed as a diligent and committed public servant who provided decades of exceptional service to the State of Nevada and made a positive impact on many lives; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Luana on her outstanding tenure as a dedicated State employee with deep admiration for her many contributions which benefited Nevadans; and joins her friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation f or her years of service, with best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 31, 2016 as a day in honor of



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