CHAPTER 481

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Fourteenth Annual All-Women Transcontinental Air Race will cover a nine-state course from Torrance, California to New Castle County Airport in Delaware; and

WHEREAS, this will be the first time that this race will terminate in the First State; and

WHEREAS, the contestants are all members of the "Ninety-Nines, Inc." a thirty-year old organization of licensed women pilots whose membership exceeds 1500; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of the race is to stimulate interest in private aviation; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period July 9 through 15 as

"WOMEN IN AVIATION WEEK"

in the State of Delaware. I invite all citizens of The First State to join in welcoming the "Ninety-Nines" to our state.

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 seventh day of July 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-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State