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WHEREAS, the catastrophic injury or death of a parent or guardian can have a devastating emotional and financial impact on the family unit; and

WHEREAS, when the injury or death resulted from a work-related accident, workers’ compensation benefits are often insufficient to allow the children of the worker to pursue their educational dreams; and

WHEREAS, Kids’ Chance of Nevada is a non-profit that provides financial scholarships to children of seriously injured workers so that the children can pursue and achieve their educational goals; and

WHEREAS, Kids’ Chance of Nevada is one of many organizations throughout the United States that make a difference in the lives of children affected by a workplace injury; and

WHEREAS, Kids’ Chance Awareness Week was established to increase the visibility of Kids’ Chance organizations across the country and to spread the word about scholarship opportunities;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of November 13 – 17, 2017 as

 Kids' Chance Awareness Week in Nevada

 

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