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WHEREAS, promoting volunteerism and community service is a foundational priority for the State of Nevada and contributes to building safe, strong, and successful neighborhoods and communities; and

WHEREAS, Volunteer Week offers an important opportunity to recognize and celebrate Nevadans, and our state’s valuable service organizations, who unselfishly give of their time and talent to improve the quality of life of those in need; and

WHEREAS, Nevada’s citizens are served every day by dedicated volunteers of all ages who support the operations of countless not-for-profit organizations committed to expanding access to those in poverty, the homeless, the hungry, and others in need of assistance; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends the many volunteers who work to make a difference through community service, with special appreciation for the role they play in touching the lives of those around them and building a brighter future for the Nevada family; and

WHEREAS, individuals, groups and organizations all across the Silver State are dedicated to promoting a culture of service above self, helping to connect service-minded volunteers with opportunities to make this state a better place for all Nevadans, and this week is an opportunity to inspire, recognize and encourage volunteerism in the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends these individuals and community service organizations for recognizing the strength and effectiveness in allocating resources to engaging and supporting volunteers;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of April 15 - 22, 2018 as

 Volunteer Week in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval & Barbara Cegaske