WHEREAS, the future of our great state depends on providing quality education to Michigan’s young children today; and,
WHEREAS, as parents, teachers, lawmakers and community leaders, it is our collective responsibility to ensure that our children are knowledgeable of the history of our great state; and
WHEREAS, it is also important to teach Michigan’s children about the current products the state of Michigan has to offer ; and,
WHEREAS, Parma Elementary of Western School District, Parma, Jackson County is providing this education through celebrating Michigan businesses;
WHEREAS, during this week, we recognize and encourage efforts that educate our children about Michigan’s past, and further our communities' knowledge of Michigan’s current great products and people;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim May 18-24, 2014, Michigan Week.