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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




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     A SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Boy Scout Troop 1 of Jeffersonville, Indiana, sponsored by the Wall Street United Methodist Church, on its 100th anniversary.



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First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Boy Scout Troop 1 of Jeffersonville, Indiana, sponsored by the Wall Street United Methodist Church, on its 100th anniversary.

     Whereas, Boy Scout Troop 1, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in March 2011;

    Whereas, The first troop meeting of Boy Scout Troop 1 was in March 1911, just one year after the formation of the Boy Scouts of America;

    Whereas, The Wall Street United Methodist Church is the only sponsor that Boy Scout Troop 1 has had throughout its history;

    Whereas, Boy Scout Troop 1 has had many notable achievements over the last century, including: meeting with the founder of Boy Scouts, Lieutenant General Robert Baden- Powell in 1912; selling Liberty Bonds; growing Victory Gardens; and offering aid during Jeffersonville's 1937 flood;

    Whereas, Boy Scout Troop 1 has produced almost fifty

Eagle Scouts and five Silver Beaver recipients, and has received national recognition; and

    Whereas, Boy Scout Troop 1 has played a vital role in shaping the character of Jeffersonville's youth by instilling the values of the Scout Oath and Law, and in rendering conspicuous service to our community for nearly a century: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate congratulates Boy Scout Troop 1, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, sponsored by the Wall Street United Methodist Church, on its 100th anniversary.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Boy Scout Troop 1.