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WHEREAS, former Nevada Assemblyman and Speaker Pro Tempore Wendell P. Williams has devoted his career to serving the people of the State of Nevada, not only as a legislator, but as an educator and administrator with a heartfelt commitment to improving the community; and

WHEREAS, former Assemblyman Williams has made a profound difference through his work to enhance education in Nevada, working for more than a decade as a classroom educator and school district administrator, serving as a board member for the Clark County Public Education Foundation, and serving as Chairman of the Nevada State Assembly Committee on Education; and

WHEREAS, in addition to his legislative service and leadership on education in Nevada, former Assemblyman Williams has also devoted his time to promoting community initiatives such as the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and the annual Salute to Senior Citizens Luncheon, both of which he helped to establish; and

WHEREAS, former Assemblyman Williams made significant contributions to preserving Nevada's history through his work as President of the Moulin Rouge Preservation Association, as well as his participation in other local community service and philanthropic organizations; and

WHEREAS, the legacy of service for which former Assemblyman Williams has become regarded is exemplified by his namesake Wendell P. Williams Elementary School in Las Vegas, which was named in honor of his tireless work on behalf of education in Nevada; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends former Assemblyman Wendell P. Williams on his many years of service as a State Legislator, educator, and community leader, with deep appreciation for the positive difference he has mode and for his work to make Nevada a better place;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  February 29, 2016

 Wendell P. Williams

 

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