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WHEREAS, small businesses are important contributors to the U.S. economy, representing approximately half of the output, employing about half of the private sector workforce, filling niche markets, generating innovations, increasing competition and providing individuals in all of life's circumstances the opportunity to succeed; and

WHEREAS, representing 95.6 percent of all employers in the state, Nevada’s economy is driven by small businesses that are providing solutions and manufacturing goods to meet demands around the globe; and

WHEREAS, Made in Nevada promotes entrepreneurial enterprise and innovation as more than half of the nation's technological inventions originate from small business and small business has stronger ties to our communities in providing jobs, tax revenue and economic stability; and

WHEREAS, Made in Nevada strives to foster the continued success of Nevada's small manufacturers, producers and artisans in the marketplace, thus strengthening the backbone of Nevada’s economy; and

WHEREAS, Made in Nevada is synonymous with the State's commitment to encourage progress, create opportunity, and expand economic and community development at the grass-roots level, specifically in the rural areas of our state and it serves as an objective source of product information, thereby helping consumers proudly purchase goods from Nevada's high quality and home-grown manufacturers, producers and artisans; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's manufacturers, producers and artisans have joined together with Made in Nevada to celebrate the many Nevada-made products and to demonstrate pride in our state during Made in Nevada Day at the Legislature;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 2, 2017 as

 MADE IN NEVADA DAY

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval & Barbara Cegaske