HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4616, by Representatives Rasmussen, Haugen and Spanel


   WHEREAS, Washington's dairy industry is a major contributor to the economic health and physical well-being of the State and its people; and

   WHEREAS, Milk is now the highest valued agricultural commodity in Washington State; and

   WHEREAS, The dairy industry's importance to the State is being formally recognized as Dairy Day on February 6, 1991; and

   WHEREAS, Christine Schultz, a 1988 graduate of Yelm High School, is proudly representing Washington dairy farmers as the reigning State Dairy Princess; and

   WHEREAS, Ms. Schultz is serving an eleven-month internship with the Washington State Dairy Products Commission; and

   WHEREAS, The Oak Harbor family of Ryan and Jane, Dick and Cathy, and Hap and Karen Fakkema has been honored as the 1991 Washington State Dairy Family of the Year and the winner of the Dairy Federation's Ecology and Conservation Award; and

   WHEREAS, Ryan and Jane Fakkema, now joined by sons Dick and Hap and their families, have worked their dairy farm in Oak Harbor for the past thirty-five years;

   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives does hereby formally acknowledge and honor the entire Washington dairy industry, and the House specifically pays tribute to Dairy Princess Christine Schultz and the Fakkemas, Washington's 1991 Dairy Family of the Year; and

   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Christine Schultz and to the Fakkema family.



I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of Resolution 4616 adopted by the House of Representatives February 6, 1991.





       Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives