Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _______




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Milan, Indiana on the sesquicentennial anniversary of its founding and the golden anniversary of the "Milan Miracle" and the 1954 crowning of Miss Indiana.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)

SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



     A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Milan, Indiana on the sesquicentennial anniversary of its founding and the golden anniversary of the "Milan Miracle" and the 1954 crowning of Miss Indiana.

    Whereas, the town of Milan, Indiana, located in the heart of Ripley County, was founded in 1854;

    Whereas, the town was immortalized 100 years later when the small town's high school boys basketball team defeated Muncie Central to win the 1954 state basketball championship;

    Whereas, the "Milan Miracle" championship season inspired the 1986 movie "Hoosiers;"

    Whereas, also in 1954, Milan native Sue Carol Eaton was crowned Miss Indiana; and

    Whereas, Milan remains a thriving community of over 1900 citizens that enjoys a quite country charm: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly

recognizes the hard work and dedication displayed by the citizens of Milan, Indiana in planning and organizing a sesquicentennial celebration.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Milan Town Council and the Milan Sesquicentennial Committee.