Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 75th anniversary of the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 75th anniversary of the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association .

    Whereas, visionaries Red Farris, Boss Johnston, Bull Ramsey, Walter Grote, and others founded the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA) in 1933 ;

    Whereas, the NMLRA's stated mission is "To promote, support, nurture, and preserve NMLRA's and our nation's rich historical heritage in the sport of muzzleloading through recreational, educational, historical, and cultural venues such as match competition, hunting, gun making and safety, historical re-enactments, exhibits, museums, libraries, and other related programs";

    Whereas, through the 75 years that the NMLRA has been in existence, the members have gallantly continued the founders' visions by expanding the organization to include education, training, and shooting opportunities;

    Whereas, although based in Friendship, Indiana, through the members' perseverance and dedication, the NMLRA currently maintains charters with local and regional clubs in all fifty states and in Canada; and

    Whereas, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the organization , the NMLRA has created a special shield with

a ribbon on which "Heritage, Spirit, Future" is inscribed and a commemorative knife: 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 General Assembly recognizes the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association on its 75th anniversary.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to all NMLRA officers: President Winston Roland, First Vice-President Buddy Townsend, Second Vice- President Bob Voegele, Third Vice-President M.J. Longstreth, Secretary Alan Shourds, and Treasurer Ralph Walker.