2007 Regular Session

To: Rules

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House Concurrent Resolution 57


     WHEREAS, the National 4-H Club is the largest youth serving organization in the nation reaching over 6.5 million children and youth, and the year 2007 marks the Mississippi 4-H Club's centennial anniversary, commemorating 100 years of the club's mission and legacy; and

     WHEREAS, Mississippi 4-H is recognized as one of the original states having received the first federal support for Rural Youth Organizations, the origin of 4-H, on December 7, 1907, by way of William "Corn Club" Smith in Holmes County, Mississippi; and

     WHEREAS, since 1907, Mississippi 4-H has set about the important business of providing purpose and leadership to the values, benefits and meanings of the four Hs:  Head, Heart, Hands and Health; and

     WHEREAS, Mississippi 4-H has played a leading role in preparing hundreds of thousands of Mississippi youth to lead meaningful, successful and productive lives through engagement in activities and fostering a complete sense of belonging, mastery, independence and generosity; and

     WHEREAS, Mississippi 4-H has, by way of the 4-H motto, "To Make the Best Better," for a full century has taken our most valuable resource, our youth, and worked to make them successful leaders of homes, businesses, communities, our state, nation and the world; and

     WHEREAS, we recognize the members, staff, volunteers and donors of the Mississippi 4-H, as they continue into a new century of youth service, retaining the tradition, value, respect and objectives of success from their most admirable service to our state; and

     WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to commend excellence and a cultivation of agricultural culture as the 82,000 members of Mississippi 4-H, along with the 6,500 adult 4-H volunteers, celebrate the milestone of 100 years as an outstanding organization:

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Mississippi 4-H Club in commemorating its centennial anniversary, and in so doing, support and encourage the youth of our state toward greater objectives and even greater success in all of their future endeavors.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to the director of the Mississippi 4-H Club and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.