CHAPTER 790

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 40

CONGRATULATING CLAYMONT HIGH SCHOOL BAND ON BEING INVITED TO THE "FESTIVAL OF STATES" PAGEANT.

WHEREAS, the members of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware have learned that the Claymont High School Flaming Arrow Marching Band has been accorded the high honor of having been invited to participate in the St. Petersburg, Florida, "Festival of States" Pageant; and

WHEREAS, the Sun Coasters, sponsors of the aforementioned pageant, have singled out the Claymont High School Marching Band to represent the State of Delaware in the pageant during April, 1971; and

WHEREAS, the Claymont School Board has happily given its permission for the colorful — purple and gold — Marching Band to participate in the pageant; and

WHEREAS, the Marching Band — 146 proficient musicians — has accepted the invitation to perform on behalf of the great "Diamond State"; and

WHEREAS, Mr. E. R. Steiner has performed nobly as director of the Claymont High School Band; and

WHEREAS, the community of Claymont at the top of our State geographically has given its whole-hearted support to the efforts of the Claymont High School Band at the top of our State musically;

NOW, THEREFORE

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware hereby extends warm congratulations and best wishes to the Claymont High School Marching Band and to its director, E. R. Steiner, and to the Band's multitude of supporters upon the Band's receiving the invitation to participate in the St. Petersburg pageant next year.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware be hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Dr. Furgele, Superintendent of the Claymont School District and sufficient copies for distribution to Band Director Steiner and members of the Claymont High School Flaming Arrow Marching Band.

Approved June 9, 1970.