STATE OF DELAWARE
Whereas, Vacation Planning Week will be observed nationally from April 20 through April 26, 1969, to encourage residents of the United States to plan their vacation travels in advance; and
Whereas, well-planned carefree vacations afford rest, relaxation and pleasure and contribute both to the physical and mental well-being of the citizen; and
Whereas, Delaware is rich in historical sites and areas of great scenic beauty to interest and please vacationers; and
Whereas, there are within Delaware many modern and attractive facilities to accommodate vacationers and make their stay a delightful experience; and
WHEREAS, those businesses and industries serving the traveler in Delaware stand ready to assist all vacationers in making this year's vacation in the State a memorable and rewarding one; and
Whereas, the expenditures made by vacationers and tourists for goods and services and taxes within the State contribute substantially to the economic strength of Delaware and all its citizens:
Now, therefore, I, Russell W. Peterson, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare the said period of April 20 through April 26, 1969, as Vacation Planning Week throughout this State and do urge all the people of Delaware to devote special time and attention during this period to planning their 1969 vacations. Further, I urge all individuals, companies, industries,
civic groups and other organizations to give the observance their fullest cooperation and support to the end that maximum benefits of this week may be realized.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Russell W. Peterson, 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 31st day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-third.
RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor
Attest: EUGENE BUNTING, Secretary of State