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WHEREAS, Mercedes Martinez and J.C. Fernandez have been waking up the Las Vegas Valley since January 2015, hosting one of the most popular radio shows in Las Vegas; and

WHEREAS, today we join Mercedes and J.C. in celebrating 1,000 shows, an incredible milestone indicative of their commitment and passion for waking up Las Vegas with the pick-me-up that everyone needs; and

WHEREAS, beyond filling the radio waves with funny, never dull content, Mercedes, J.C. and their team have worked tirelessly with a variety of charities including Make A Wish of Southern Nevada, Salvation Army, the Rape Crisis Center, Goodie Two Shoes, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Las Vegas, United Way, and the Ronald McDonald House; and

WHEREAS, Mercedes in the Morning has helped to provide Clark County teachers with more than $100,000 worth of free school supplies, assist local families in need through the “Neighbor to Neighbor Fund,” and continue to recognize a local Clark County teacher monthly, naming them ‘Teacher of the Month’; and

WHEREAS, Mercedes and J.C. have been recognized for their outstanding performance with a long list of accolades, including induction into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame, receiving the “Radio & TV Personality Award” by the Women’s Chamber of Nevada, the “2018 Airblazer Award,” and has been recognized as “Best Local Radio Personality” and “Air Personality of the Year”, to mention a few; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada thanks Mercedes, J.C. and the Mercedes in the Morning team for their tireless commitment to our community and joins them today in celebrating this momentous milestone;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim July 22, 2019 as

“MERCEDES IN THE MORNING” DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 17th day of July 2019

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