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Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week (April 9th to April 15th)

RESOLUTION R2017-23
NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL APPRECIATION WEEK
APRIL 9TH – APRIL 15TH

WHEREAS, the National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) is committed to setting the standard of professionalism in ani mal welfare and public safety through training, networking, and advocacy; and

WHEREAS, NACA has designated the second week of April each year as Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week; and

WHEREAS, animal care and control professionals dedicate their lives to the health and safety of at­ risk, helpless animals; and

WHEREAS, animal care and control professionals work to rescue and protect animals from injury, disease, abuse, and starvation; and

WHEREAS, federal, state, and local government officials throughout the nation take this time of the year to recognize, thank, and commend all animal care and control professionals for the dedicated services they provide; and

WHEREAS, the Commonwealth of Virginia recognizes and commends animal care and control professionals for the many dedicated, long hours of service they perform, and for fulfilling the commitment to providing the highest and most efficient level of customer service;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Nelson County Board of Supervisors do hereby recognize Apri1 9-15, 2017 as Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week.