CHAPTER 651

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 36

EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE GOVERNOR AND MEMBERS OF THE 126th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO DELAWARE'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY FOR ITS IMPORTANCE TO DELAWARE AND FOR ITS OUTSTANDING SECOND ANNUAL INDUSTRY DINNER.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware's Agricultural Industry specifically honored Governor Russell W. Peterson and members of the 126th General Assembly at the Industry's second annual dinner on March 4, 1972, at the Dover Armory; and

WHEREAS, the Governor and members of the 126th General Assembly recognize the fact that "Agri-business" is Delaware's largest and most important business, providing employment for a third of the State's total work force and supplying the most important of all necessities — food; and

WHEREAS, the Governor and members of the Legislature and other guests at the Agricultural Industry Dinner were pleasantly stuffed with a large and interesting array of food items produced in the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, William M. Smith, Dinner Chairman and Toastmaster, provided the guests of Agri-business with good-natured and witty remarks, while, at the same time, coordinating all of the events of the big dinner held at the Dover Armory.

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Senate of the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives and the Governor concurring therein, express hearty thanks and appreciation to Secretary of Agriculture, G. Wallace "Pat" Caulk, to Dinner Chairman William M. Smith, and all Dinner Committee Members, to the pretty hostesses of the dinner (the Misses Linda Emerson, Debbie Tribbitt, Sharon

Fechut, Kathleen Wieble, Sharon Millott and Beverly Green), to all members of the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, and to all dinner sponsors, for an enjoyable evening of Delaware fun, food, and fraternizing at the Agricultural Industry's Second Annual Dinner.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be forwarded to Secretary Caulk, Chairman Smith, and William Vanderwende, President of the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations.

Approved March 31, 1972.