, read first time and referred to Committee on
I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:
A SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize The Overtones for
their continued commitment to the spiritual enrichment of
others and their demonstration of small town Hoosier talent.
Whereas, The Overtones came together in 2004 for a Barbershop Quartet competition in Rossville, Indiana. After winning first place, the group found a passion for gospel music;
Whereas, In the last five years the group has enjoyed great
Whereas, In addition to traveling locally, The Overtones took their first mission trip to the Phillippines in 2007, and are in the midst of planning their next trip to Romania;
Whereas, The Overtones' mission statement unites these
four outstanding individuals as they embody their mission
statement, "To serve God through singing southern gospel
music and to shine His light to a people in need of God's grace.
Through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, may our actions,
words in song, and praise show God's love to all";
SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate hereby recognizes The
Overtones for their musical talent and commitment to spiritual
enrichment of others, and for their continuing commitment to small
town Hoosier values.
SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to each member of The Overtones, John Deboy, Augie Pence, Levi Riggs, and Paul Pence.