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WHEREAS, people all across America, and around the world, collectively witnessed an immense tragedy on September 11, 2001 and the events of that day transformed lives; and

WHEREAS, the heroism displayed will not be forgotten, and we remain thankful for the sacrifices of our firefighters, rescue and law enforcement personnel and military service members, and inspired by citizens who showed strength during a time of tragedy; and

WHEREAS, volunteerism strengthens the communities of the Silver State through service, and honors the sacrifice of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, or who rose in service as a result of that tragedy; and

WHEREAS, those we lost September 11, 2001 will forever hold a cherished place in our hearts and in the history of our nation, and this day is an opportunity to join in this observance and engage in activities of tribute, solemn remembrance, good deeds, and charitable service;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 11, 2017 as a

 Patriot Day in Nevada

 

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