STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, this time of the year is dedicated to aiding our handicapped children and adults by purchasing Easter Seals ; and
WHEREAS, the need for a continuing program of health, welfare, education, recreation, employment and rehabilitation for the handicapped is essential ; and
WHEREAS, the Delaware Society for Crippled Children and Adults, particularly through its program of special education, recreational camping, and direct services for the state's crippled children, is an agency dedicated to that end; and
WHEREAS, the work of the Delaware Society is supported solely by the sale of Easter Seals to the public :
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period of March 18 to April 18 as
EASTER SEAL MONTH
and furthermore do call upon all citizens to support the noble work of the Delaware Society for Crippled Children and Adults through the purchase of Easter Seals.
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 Seventeenth
(Great Seal) day of March 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.
CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State