May 15 through May 21, 2011: Insurance Women's Week

Date:  May 15, 2011  -  May 21, 2011
Time: All Day Event
WHEREAS, Michigan is home to numerous associations of insurance professionals that provide insurance education, skill enhancement and leadership development for their members; and,

WHEREAS, faithfully serving the citizens of our state, insurance professionals work to provide life, auto, health, home and a variety of other insurance options, and these knowledgeable employees are a major asset to Michigan's workforce; and,

WHEREAS, we applaud all of Michigan's workers in the insurance industry, and additionally, for nearly 50 years, we have nationally set aside a week in May to acknowledge the many achievements of women in the insurance industry; and,

WHEREAS, during this week, we recognize and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women insurance professionals, and we encourage citizens to learn more about the career opportunities available in Michigan's insurance industry;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim May 15 through May 21, 2011 as Insurance Women's Week in Michigan.