CHAPTER 560

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, members of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon of the United States of America continue to contribute immeasurably to philanthropic principles an enunciated by the founders of that splendid organization; and

WHEREAS, Those same members have assumed leadership in the continuous effort to gain public response and participation in the medical and scientific research into the causes and cure of muscular dystrophy, a disease that strikes down many Americans each year; and

WHEREAS, expensive research and treatment units for this disease are financed annually by the Tall Cedars of Lebanon; and

WHEREAS, the 122nd General Assembly of the State of Delaware, by means of House Joint Resolution No. 2 has designated the third week of March for the observance of Tall Cedars of Lebanon week and has authorized the Governor of the State of Delaware 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 full support to its efforts wherever possible";

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby designate and proclaim March 13-19, 1966, as

NATIONAL TALL CEDARS OF LEBANON WEEK

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) 11th day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, 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