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WHEREAS, Asians and Asian-Americans were instrumental m the settlement and early development of the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, the culture and traditions shared by Asians and Asian­Americans in the Silver State have enriched the lives of all of the residents of this State; and

WHEREAS, within the State of Nevada, Asian and Asian-American communities continue to make important contributions to the cultural, religious, political and business environment; and

WHEREAS, there are more than 17,500 businesses owned by Asians and Asian-Americans within Nevada, adding to the rich diversity of the cities and counties of this State; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes the many contributions of Asians and Asian-Americans to the prosperity and cultural diversity of the State and encourages citizens and visitors to take this opportunity to learn about this rich heritage that has contributed to the Silver State;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 18, 2017 as

 Asian Culture Day In Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval & Barbara Cegaske