CHAPTER 412

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

DESIGNATING THE WEEK OF MARCH 15th TO MARCH 21st, 1964, AS NATIONAL TALL CEDARS OF LEBANON WEEK.

WHEREAS, The Tall Cedars of Lebanon of the United States of America has been among the Nation's leaders in its effort to encourage public response to the needs for medical and scientific research into the causes and possible cure of muscular dystrophy; and

WHEREAS, The public health of our Nation is constantly imperiled by this disease; and

WHEREAS, Research units sponsored by the Tall Cedars of Lebanon at the Institute of Muscle Diseases in New York City offer hope that an effective method of combating muscular dystrophy may be found; and

WHEREAS, The Tall Cedars of Lebanon continues its selfless devotion to the philanthropic principles of its Founders in the participation of its members in civic projects throughout the Country;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 122nd General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that the week of March 15th to March 21st, 1964, be designated as National Tall Cedars of Lebanon Week in the State of Delaware; and the Governor of the State of Delaware is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon all citizens of the State of Delaware to acquaint themselves with the programs of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon and to lend their support to its efforts wherever possible.

Approved February 19, 1964.