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WHEREAS, the month of October has been recognized as Arts and Humanities Month by thousands of arts and cultural organizations, communities, and states across the country, as well as by the White House and Congress for more than three decades; and

WHEREAS, the arts and humanities embody much of the accumulated wisdom, intellect, and imagination of humankind; and

WHEREAS, the arts and humanities enhance and enrich the lives of every citizen of the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, the arts and humanities play a unique role in the lives of families and communities by reinforcing the right to heritage that defines the nation’s collective experience, individual and community traditions, and the right to lives of active creativity; and

WHEREAS, the nonprofit arts and humanities creative industry strengthens the economy by generating $166.3 billion annually in total economic activity and, according to Americans for the Arts, supports the full-time equivalent of 4.6 million jobs nationwide;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2018 as

 Arts and Humanities Month in Nevada

 

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