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WHEREAS, Careers in Construction Month is designed to increase public awareness and appreciation of the construction industry and all construction trades; and

WHEREASduring this month, employers, associations and schools are encouraged to conduct job fairs, panel discussions and community events to inform students and the community of the employment opportunities in the construction industry in the State of Nevada and across the country; and

WHEREAS, the construction trade is the fastest growing industry in the Silver State, and currently stands as the sixth largest employer in Nevada, with more than 76,000 construction jobs; and

WHEREAS, we are proud to honor the construction industry, and all construction trades, and recognize the critical role they play in the economic development of the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, the mission of the Nevada Construction Collaborative and the BuildNV campaign is to narrow the skills gap by guiding Nevada's youth and displaced workers toward training and opportunities that lead to long-term, rewarding careers in construction; and

WHEREAS, the goal of BuildNV is to shape the public perception about careers in the construction industry and provide a path for individuals to become skilled craft professionals;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2016 as

 CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION MONTH IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson