CHAPTER 424

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, since time immemorial, members of the canine family have provided man with companionship; have guarded his home, family and belongings; and have given loyalty, affection and service to their masters; and

WHEREAS, the 30th anniversary celebration of National Dog Week will be observed throughout the United States beginning September 22; and

WHEREAS, in our State, the Delaware Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Delaware Humane Association are joining forces to assure proper observance of this milestone in the field of animal welfare; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period September 22 through September 28 as

NATIONAL DOG WEEK IN DELAWARE

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 day of September in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State