2017 Virginia Week for the Animals


WHEREAS, Animal World USA-International is a non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of animals around the world; and

WHEREAS, from June 17-25, Animal World USA-International will celebrate the 3rd Annual Virginia Week for the Animals; and

WHEREAS, during Virginia Week for the Animals, animal shelters, rescue centers, and local SPCA locations throughout the Commonwealth will provide Virginians with special programs, educational activities, and events centered around the importance of providing the proper care for animals; and

WHEREAS, Virginia Week for the Animals inspires Virginians to better provide for the animals in their care; and

WHEREAS, Virginia Week for the Animals brings together organizations and citizens from across the Commonwealth to recognize the joy and love that animals bring to our lives;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize June 17-25, 2017, as VIRGINIA WEEK FOR THE ANIMALS in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.