STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Red Cross has made numerous and significant contributions in meeting health, safety, and emergency welfare needs of families in Delaware, the nation, and the world over; and
WHEREAS, the Red Cross daily helps meet the human needs of thousands of Delawareans through the full range of its community service programs; and
WHEREAS, Red Cross volunteers are actively involved in aid to disaster victims, servicemen, veterans and their families, minorities, the aged, the handicapped, the ill and the poor;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Match, 1973, as
RED CROSS MONTH
in Delaware and urge all residents of the First State to honor the achievements and contributions of the Red Cross and recognize it as a vital, valuable and integral part of our society.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, 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 20th day of February,
(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred ninety-seventh.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest: ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State