STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, this is an era of concern for individual and family values, the welfare of the consumer, and for environmental alternatives — all issues which deeply affect our daily lives; and
WHEREAS, Home Economics, concerned with all aspects of family and individual life, is developing new approaches to solving problems in these areas of concern; and
WHEREAS, the Delaware Home Economics Association, in cooperation with its 50,000-member parent group, the American Home Economics Association, helps focus the professional skills and knowledge of its 200 members in education, research, communications, business, community services, and homemaking toward improving the standards of living and the quality of life; and
WHEREAS, Delaware citizens should have a continuing appreciation of the concentrated efforts of home economists to preserve those values significant to the stability and unity of families;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of April 1- 7, 1973, as
HOME ECONOMICS WEEK
in recognition of the accomplishments of home economists and urge all citizens to join in saluting their contributions to our state and national economy and to our personal and family well-being.
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 30th day of March
(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 and ninety-seventh.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest : GROVER A. BIDDLE, Secretary of State (Acting)