HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4630, by Representative Basich


      WHEREAS, Dance is the oldest of the arts, reflecting one of the most personal and effective means of communication; and

      WHEREAS, Almost all important occasions in the life of modern people are celebrated by dancing; and

      WHEREAS, Everyone, young and old, has enjoyed ballroom, ballet, jazz, rhumba, cha cha, foxtrot, hustle, country western, tango, waltz, ethnic, tap, shag, limbo, salsa, charleston, clogging, swing, contra, funky chicken, disco, break, dirty dancing, and jitterbug, and will continue to enjoy these and other dances forever; and

      WHEREAS, Dancing is both an art form, and a form of recreation providing fun, exercise, relaxation, and companionship; and

      WHEREAS, The week of February 24 through March 1 has been proclaimed by Governor Gardner as Washington Dance Week, and an appropriate time to recognize the contributions of dancing to the people of Washington; and

      WHEREAS, National Ballroom Dance Champions Elizabeth and Stephan Cullip, and Jay and Lynn Offutt, vibrant Latin dancers and instructors, will perform in the Rotunda of our Legislative Building today, February 26th, at noon, one-half hour of the best ballroom and Latin dancing you'll ever see, and welcome everyone to come see, and join in and dance at 12:45 p.m.;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize and honor the contributions dancing has brought to the people of Washington, and urge everyone to go out and dance their socks off.



I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of Resolution 4630 adopted by the House of Representatives February 25, 1991.





       Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives