SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 6
(By Senators Stollings, Laird, Edgell, Foster, Prezioso, Browning, Jenkins, Kessler (Mr. President), Unger, Klempa, Yost, Williams and Plymale)
Designating January 19, 2012, as “West Virginia Physical Activity Day”.
Whereas, Striving for a more healthy citizenry of the State of West Virginia is of the utmost importance; and
Whereas, West Virginia Physical Activity Plan wants a healthier West Virginia by providing opportunities throughout the state to improve the health of West Virginia’s citizens by promoting healthy living where everyone lives, works and plays; and
Whereas, The overarching goal of the ActiveWV 2015 is to provide a strategic direction to increase and maintain healthy physical activity levels of the citizens of West Virginia through the development, implementation, and evaluation of an effective West Virginia Physical Activity Plan; and
Whereas, It is expected that the Plan’s implementation will increase the physical activity levels of children and adults to meet or exceed the national physical activity recommendations and therefore improve the health and quality of life of West Virginians; and
Whereas, The implementation of the Plan relies on the cooperation of policy makers, community leaders, and leaders from other sectors; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby designates January 19, 2012, as “West Virginia Physical Activity Day”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the West Virginia Physical Activity Plan.