HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 11
(By Delegates Brown, D. Campbell, Fleischauer, Guthrie, Hatfield, Lawrence, Longstreth, Mahan, Marshall, C. Miller, Pasdon, L. Phillips, M. Poling, Poore, Rowan, Smith, Sobonya, Staggers, Storch and Sumner)
[Introduced January 26, 2011.]
Designating January 26, 2011, as “Women’s Day” in West Virginia.
Whereas, Women comprise fifty two percent of the population of the State of West Virginia; and
Whereas, The State is thankful and proud of the accomplishments and achievements of West Virginia’s women; and
Whereas, Women in their roles as workers, leaders, mothers, friends, caretakers, daughters, activists, politicians, sisters and wives make enormous contributions to their families and local communities while also contributing to the general well-being and betterment of the State as a whole; and
Whereas, The women of West Virginia are gathered today at the Legislature to celebrate their achievements and to draw additional attention to the continued need for work on equity issues such as workplace equity, legal equity and social equity; therefore, be it
Resolved by the West Virginia House of Delegates:
That January 26, 2011, is hereby declared as Women’s Day in West Virginia and all citizens are urged to celebrate the enormous contributions of women to the success of the State; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a copy of this resolution to the West Virginia Women’s Commission.