WHEREAS, the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula; and,
WHEREAS, Michigan has a rich outdoor recreation heritage and each year, residents and visitors continue to enjoy winter tourism throughout the Great Lakes State; and,
WHEREAS, during this month, we encourage all citizens to learn more about and take advantage of the many snow sports Pure Michigan has to offer;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim January 2013 as Discover Michigan Snow Sports Month.