CHAPTER 554

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Peace Corps is one of our nation's most effective channels for demonstrating our friendship and good will to the people of other countries; and

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware can boast twenty-eight Peace Corps Volunteers now serving in developing nations around the world ; and

WHEREAS, twenty-two Volunteers from Delaware already have completed their two years in the Peace Corps and have returned to take their places among us; and

WHEREAS, both senior colleges of our State—the University of Delaware and Delaware State College—are hosts this week to Peace Corps representatives; and

WHEREAS, 10,500 new Peace Corps Volunteers are needed this year to fill the mounting requests from the Near East, Asia, Africa and Latin America;

THEREFORE, I, Charles Terry, Jr., through the power vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim October 4-9 as

PEACE CORPS WEEK

and do urge all of our people to consider the many opportunities for Peace Corps service now available to those of varied skills and backgrounds and encourage them to offer their services in the fight for Peace.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., 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

(GREAT SEAL) 5th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninetieth.

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Governor Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State