CHAPTER 797

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps is now entering its 15th year of existence; and

WHEREAS, the Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps has become one of the outstanding Drum and Bugle Corps in the United States today; and

WHEREAS, during the 15 years of the Corps existence it has traveled over a. half million miles, representing the State of Delaware all over the United States and Canada; and

Whereas, the Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps has performed as far west as St. Paul, Minnesota, and as far south as New Orleans, Louisiana, and as far north as Toronto, Canada; and

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware can justly be proud of the Corps accomplishments throughout its entire history; and

WHEREAS, the Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps has won 118 of the 266 contests in which it has competed; and

WHEREAS, there are several indications that the dynamic Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps will continue to grow and improve and continue to represent the State of Delaware throughout the United States;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of June as

DELAWARE BLUE ROCK DRUM

AND BUGLE CORPS MONTH

within the State of Delaware and urge all citizens of the State of Delaware to honor the hardworking members of the Blue Rock Drum and Bugle Corps who have represented our State with such distinction for the past 15 years.

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 18th day of May

(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: ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State