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Introduced Version House Resolution 9 History

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HOUSE RESOLUTION NO
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 9

(By Delegates Iaquinta, Longstreth, Swartzmiller,

Moye, Boggs, Azinger, Porter, Ireland and Ashley)

[Introduced February 16, 2009.]


Encouraging West Virginia educators to participate in future "Take a Veteran to School" initiatives.

Whereas, There are 178,000 veterans in the State of West Virginia; and
Whereas, United States Senator Jay Rockefeller joined with veterans' groups across the state and the West Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association to facilitate the History Channel's "Take a Veteran to School Day" in West Virginia schools during the fall of 2008
; and
Whereas, Through this initiative, students and educators around the State of West Virginia can hear first hand accounts of veterans' military experiences and encourage students to get to know and learn from the veterans who live in their communities; and

Whereas, United States Senator Jay Rockefeller and the West Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association should be commended for their commitment to honoring West Virginia veterans through this important program; therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That the House of Delegates hereby recognizes the important contributions of United States Senator Jay Rockefeller to the success of "Take a Veteran to School" events during 2008 and his work with the West Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association, veterans' groups and their leaders and the History Channel; and, be it
Further Resolved, That all West Virginia educators should be encouraged to participate in future "Take a Veteran to School" initiatives and express to all citizens the importance
to learn more from the veterans in their communities; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to United States Senator Jay Rockefeller and the appropriate contacts at the West Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association and the History Channel.
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