SR9, As Adopted by Senate, February 5, 2019

 

 

Senators Outman, Wojno, Nesbitt, Lucido, Daley and Johnson offered the following resolution:

Senate Resolution No. 9.

A resolution to commemorate February 1, 2019, as Blue Star Mother's Day.

Whereas, Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., is a national organization of mothers whose sons and daughters serve honorably in the nation's armed forces; and

Whereas, Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., was founded in Flint, Michigan, in 1942; and

Whereas, The purposes and activities of Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., include all of the following:

         Perpetuating the memory of the men and women who have served our country as members of the armed forces;

         Welcoming home returning veterans;

         Visiting wounded veterans in hospitals and rehabilitation centers;

         Assisting in veterans ceremonies;

         Attending patriotic rallies and meetings;

         Maintaining true allegiance to the government of the United States;

         Upholding the American institutions of freedom, justice, and equal rights;

         Caring for the unsupported mothers who gave their sons and daughters to the service of the nation; and

         Providing moral support for members.

; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, That the members of this legislative body commemorate February 1, 2019, as Blue Star Mother's Day; and be it further

Resolved, We recognize the contributions that Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., has made to our state and nation.