NO. R-108. JOINT RESOLUTION HONORING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF WELSH-AMERICANS TO THE STATE OF VERMONT.
Offered by:Senator Bloomer of Rutland County.
Whereas, citizens of Welsh descent are an important part of Vermonts diverse ethnic tradition; and
Whereas, it is fitting that we join with them to celebrate St. Davids Day in tribute to the patron saint of Wales and in recognition of the important cultural heritage of this proud Celtic people, and
Whereas, Welsh-Americans have worked faithfully to preserve and promote the traditions of their heritage which is reflected throughout Vermont, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the Vermont General Assembly proclaims March 1, 1996 as St. Davids Day in Vermont and urges all Vermonters to join in paying tribute to the patron saint of Wales and to the accomplishments of Welsh-Americans, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to forward a copy of this resolution to Doris Cavnes, President of the Poultney Area St. Davids Society.