Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



     A SENATE RESOLUTION to recognize The Overtones for their commitment to spiritual enrichment of others and their demonstration of small town Hoosier talent.



HERSHMAN




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Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    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 success;

    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";



    Whereas, The Overtones are a dedicated group of young individuals from a small Hoosier town who constantly strive to minister to others trough song: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    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.