WHEREAS, the health and well-being of all Virginians are of utmost importance to the prosperity and livelihood of our Commonwealth’s families and communities; and
WHEREAS, life coaches play an important role in promoting leadership qualities and other positive characteristics in Virginians; and
WHEREAS, Virginia life coaches promote success through setting personal and professional goals, encouraging self-worth and providing guidance to their clients; and
WHEREAS, it is vital to support these professionals in their continuous efforts to improve lives throughout the Commonwealth; and
WHEREAS, it is important to recognize that all citizens who receive life coaching in our Commonwealth benefit from the expertise and professionalism of Virginia's life coaches;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ralph S. Northam, do hereby recognize March 5-10, 2018, as NATIONAL LIFE COACHES WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.