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Governor LePage Declares Maine Engineers Week

March 5, 2012

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2012
Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage issued the following proclamation declaring February 26, 2012 - March 3, 2012 to be Maine Engineers Week:

"WHEREAS, engineers, through their education and experience, are highly skilled professionals contributing as educators, government and business people to an improved quality of life for the people of Maine; and

WHEREAS, opportunities in engineers and science encourage children to pursue education in mathematics and science and provide practical applications for their knowledge and skills; and

WHEREAS, in observance of National Engineers Week, the Maine Engineering Promotional Council has designated February 26 � March 3, 3012 as Maine Engineers Week; and

WHEREAS, thousands of Maine people will be exposed to the contributions of Engineers in our state and the nation through a statewide media campaign; and

WHEREAS, Maine children will be encouraged to consider engineering and science careers through the media campaign and activities through a statewide media campaign; and

WHEREAS, engineering firms, manufacturers, colleges, educators and professional societies will participate in the Maine Engineering Expo providing hands-on activities in engineering and science for hundreds of Maine children,

NOW, THEREFORE, I PAUL R. LEPAGE, do hereby recognize February 26 � March 3, 2012 as MAINE ENGINEERS WEEK

Throughout the State of Maine, and urge all citizens to recognize this observance."

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