(By Senators Walker, Tomblin, Mr. President,


Plymale, Oliverio, Wooton, Snyder, White, Prezioso, Anderson, Kessler, Macnaughtan, Fanning, Helmick, Sharpe, Ross, Schoonover, Love, Ball, Hunter, Sprouse, McKenzie, Deem, Minear, Boley, Dugan, Kimble, Buckalew, Dittmar, Jackson, Bowman, Craigo and Chafin)

Declaring Wednesday, February 4, 1998, Children's Day.
Whereas, A humane and just society is founded on the willingness of people to work together for the good of its children; and
Whereas, More than 430,000 West Virginians are children, whose welfare is vital to the betterment of West Virginia; and
Whereas, It is our responsibility to our children and ourselves to search for opportunities that will make a difference in our children's lives. Promoting their well-being will ensure that West Virginia's children are cared for and able to become productive citizens; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That Wednesday, February 4, 1998, be declared Children's Day in the state of West Virginia; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate encourages all West Virginians to recognize the value of our greatest natural resource; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the appropriate officials of the Coalition for West Virginia's Children.