CHAPTER 451

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross, operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States, is dedicated to carrying out humanitarian ideals and the pioneer-day practice of neighbor helping neighbor both in our Nation and in our State; and

WHEREAS, this great organization for more than 75 years has helped to restore the battered lives of disaster victims; to safety-proof our nation and our state through training in first aid, water safety, and home nursing; to alleviate the personal and family problems of servicemen, veterans and their dependents, and to prepare young people, through Junior Red Cross, to become the responsible family, community, and national leaders of tomorrow; and

WHEREAS, the Red Cross, exemplifying the true spirit of humanity in action, is holding its annual fund-raising campaign in Delaware March 1 to 31st to finance its state and national services; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby designate the entire month of March, 1960, to be

RED CROSS MONTH IN DELAWARE

and I urge all Delawareans to extend a generous hand in support Of the great work of this world-wide humanitarian agency.

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 sixteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-fourth.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State