CHAPTER 683

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Delaware State Dental Society representing the dentists of Delaware have designated the week of February 1st to 7th, 1954, as CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH WEEK, and

WHEREAS, National Children's Dental Health Day will be celebrated throughout the country on Monday, February 1st, 1954, and

WHEREAS, the dental health of our children is of vital concern to the entire community; and

WHEREAS, more than 90 per cent of the children of our state have dental decay; and

WHEREAS, preventive dentistry for children is the best way to lower the high rate of tooth decay; and

WHEREAS, the dentists of this state have given voice to the need for expanding community dental health programs so that all children may have access to dental health education and dental care;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim February 1st to 7th, 1954, as

CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH WEEK

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Eighteenth

(Great Seal) day of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one-hundred and seventy-eighth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State