HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4673, by Representatives Betrozoff, Ferguson,

Van Luven, Belcher and Prince



     WHEREAS, The Washington State Games among amateur athletes of all ages is one of the most exciting and valuable legacies of the State's Centennial celebration in 1989; and

     WHEREAS, The 1989 Summer Games were held in Spokane, Washington, and the Winter Games were held in Wenatchee-Leavenworth-Chelan, Washington; and

     WHEREAS, The 1991 Washington State Summer Games will take place in the cities of Bellevue, Redmond, and Kirkland, Washington; and

     WHEREAS, The Washington State Games Foundation is carrying on the idea of amateur games that are promoted and carried out by volunteers, and with all-amateur participants; and

     WHEREAS, The games are designed to allow for participants of all ages, and include events that allow for the participation of handicapped persons; and

     WHEREAS, The participants in the past Washington State Games exhibited the highest level of sportsmanship and athletic ability, and this summer's games promise to provide even more excitement; and

     WHEREAS, The Foundation Board is composed of all-volunteer members, including Dolly Armstrong, its President for the past two years, who has worked tirelessly at keeping the spirit of the Games alive, and is one of the many people responsible for bringing the games to fruition;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives support the Washington State Games and recognize and honor the Washington State Games Foundation for all of its success in staging these outstanding events; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the Board of Directors of the Washington State Games Foundation.


     I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

     Resolution 4673 adopted by the House of Representatives

                         April 19,l991.




       Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives