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(By Senators Stollings, Browning, Jenkins, Oliverio, Tomblin (Mr. President), Bowman, Barnes, White, Unger, Snyder, Sypolt, Williams, Yost, Kessler, Foster, Prezioso, Plymale, Minard, McCabe, D. Facemire, Laird and Edgell)

Recognizing the Boy Scouts of America on their 100th anniversary.
Whereas, On February 8, 2010, the Boy Scouts of America celebrated their 100th year as an organization; and
Whereas, For 100 years the Boy Scouts of America has created a strong foundation of leadership, service and community for America's youth in preparing them to become engaged citizens and leaders; and
Whereas, The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's foremost youth programs of character development and values-based leadership training; and
Whereas, The Boys Scouts of America teaches the core values of duty to God and country, personal honor, respect for the beliefs of others, volunteerism and interdependence with the environment, principles which are conducive to good character, leadership and health; and
Whereas, The Boy Scouts of America serve nearly 2.8 million young people between 7 and 20 years of age, with more than 300 councils throughout the United States and its territories; and
Whereas, The Boy Scouts of America "A Year of Celebration, A Century of Making a Difference" began on September 1, 2009, and will end on December 31, 2010; and
Whereas, The 100th Anniversary Boy Scout Jamboree will be held July 26 to August 4, 2010, at Fort A.P Hill, Virginia; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby recognizes the Boy Scouts of America on their 100th anniversary; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate commends the Boy Scouts of America for choosing West Virginia as its permanent home for not only a high adventure base, but for its National Scout Jamboree; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the appropriate representatives from the Boy Scouts of America.
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