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WHEREAS, the State of Nevada acknowledges the importance of swimming and aquatic-related activities and their role in supporting physical and mental health and an enhanced quality of life; and

WHEREAS, education and awareness efforts and initiatives regarding the topic of water safety are critical to preventing drowning and serious injuries stemming from water recreation activities; and

WHEREAS, members of Nevada's recreational water industry and water recreation stakeholders are committed to promoting water safety and are supportive of efforts to develop safe swimming facilities, aquatic programs, home pools and spas, and related activities promoting safe water recreation in Nevada's communities; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends the National Water Safety Month Coalition and its membership for supporting ongoing efforts to educate the public on pool and spa safety issues, and recognizes the commitment of the state's pool, spa, water park, recreation, and parks industries to promote water safety in Nevada; and

WHEREASall Nevadans are hereby encouraged to support National Water Safety Month, and to participate in appropriate water safety education initiatives and programs;

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

 NATIONAL WATER SAFETY MONTH IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Cadence Matijevich