HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2015-4611, by Representatives Chopp, Kristiansen, Appleton, Bergquist, Blake, Buys, Caldier, Carlyle, Chandler, Clibborn, Cody, Condotta, DeBolt, Dent, Dunshee, Fagan, Farrell, Fey, Fitzgibbon, Goodman, Gregerson, Gregory, Griffey, Haler, Hansen, Hargrove, Harmsworth, Harris, Hawkins, Hayes, Holy, Hudgins, G. Hunt, S. Hunt, Hunter, Hurst, Jinkins, Johnson, Kagi, Kilduff, Kirby, Klippert, Kochmar, Kretz, Lytton, MacEwen, Magendanz, Manweller, McBride, McCabe, McCaslin, Moeller, Morris, Moscoso, Muri, Nealey, Orcutt, Ormsby, Ortiz-Self, Orwall, Parker, Peterson, Pettigrew, Pike, Pollet, Reykdal, Riccelli, Robinson, Rodne, Ryu, Santos, Sawyer, Schmick, Scott, Sells, Senn, Shea, Short, Smith, Springer, Stambaugh, Stanford, Stokesbary, Sullivan, Takko, Tarleton, Taylor, Tharinger, Van De Wege, Van Werven, Vick, Walkinshaw, Walsh, Wilcox, Wilson, Wylie, Young, and Zeiger
WHEREAS, The House of Representatives recognize that children represent the future of our state, nation, and world; and
WHEREAS, Children's Day has been celebrated around the world since 1925 and this legislature has celebrated it since 1995; and
WHEREAS, The House of Representatives previously chose to commemorate Children's Day as a reminder of the special place that children hold in each and every one of our hearts; and
WHEREAS, When Children's Day was first established it was intended to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and to initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of the world's children; and
WHEREAS, The House of Representatives recognize that every child deserves to have an education; and
WHEREAS, The House of Representatives will not forget that an educated child is the key to a successful future; and
WHEREAS, Children's Day is a day to remember that every child deserves a chance to succeed; and
WHEREAS, Children's Day is a wonderful reminder that children deserve faith, hope, love, and commitment to their future; and
WHEREAS, The House of Representatives continue to support the goals of Children's Day;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives celebrate the children of the State of Washington and encourage all of its citizens to celebrate children on Children's Day as well as throughout the year by nurturing them with love, attention, and encouragement in order to keep our communities strong.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4611 adopted by the House of Representatives
February 16, 2015
Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk