CHAPTER 705

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, diseases of the heart and vascular system are responsible for more deaths than all other causes combined, causing widespread suffering and creating economic hardship to families and to business; and

WHEREAS, the Heart Association carries on a relentless fight against these diseases through its program of research, education and community service, to the extent made possible by public contribution to the Heart Fund;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim February, 1971 as

HEART MONTH

in Delaware, and urge residents of the First State to become familiar with the work of the Heart Association and to support it by contributing to the Heart Fund.

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

(GREAT SEAL) twenty-seventh day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-one, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and ninety-fifth.

RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor