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WHEREAS, the health and well-being of the citizens of the Silver State is of utmost importance and promoting safer, healthier diets will improve overall health; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate who have assembled to form a Food Day event with university professors and health professionals; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada encourages the consumption of real food that puts our population on track with a better food system that is nutritious and delicious; and

WHEREAS, consumers may see Food Day as a year-long catalyst for a better diet filled with fresh fruits and vegetables and health-promoting foods; and

WHEREAS, supporting sustainable family farms and local agriculture benefits Nevada's economy; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada acknowledges those who grow and harvest food with care for the environment and farm animals by utilizing a food system that is safe and sustainable; and

WHEREAS, this day of awareness was created to encourage Americans to celebrate and enjoy food and promote education within communities;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 24, 2016 as

 FOOD DAY IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval & Barbara Cegaske