Business Appreciation Week
WHEREAS, Virginia businesses play a pivotal role in strengthening our Commonwealth by embracing job creation, innovative technologies, and employing a diverse workforce to preserve the economic well-being of all our citizens; and
WHEREAS, the Commonwealth is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of our entrepreneurs, especially our many small and existing businesses that contribute greatly to the economic recovery of our Commonwealth; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting to offer the citizens of our Commonwealth a unique opportunity to recognize Virginia businesses for the essential role they play in moving Virginia forward;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert F. McDonnell, do hereby recognize June 4-8, 2012 as BUSINESS APPRECIATION WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of our citizens; and
BE IT FURTHER RECOGNIZED, that Business Appreciation Week is part of the Year of the Entrepreneur, and this focus enables us to celebrate the many ways in which entrepreneurs positively impact state and local government, major industries, as well the lives of individuals in communities throughout Virginia.