2018 House Commemoration 1013 - Printed

State of South Dakota  

327Z0898   HOUSE COMMEMORATION   NO.  1013  

Introduced by:    Representatives Schoenfish, Barthel, Bartling, Dennert, Diedrich, Duvall, Frye-Mueller, Glanzer, Gosch, Greenfield (Lana), Heinemann, Holmes, Hunhoff, Jamison, Jensen (Kevin), Johnson, Karr, McCleerey, Otten (Herman), Peterson (Kent), Qualm, Reed, Smith, Steinhauer, Stevens, Tulson, and Willadsen and Senators Nelson, Bolin, Kennedy, Solano, Sutton, Tapio, and Youngberg

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018.

    WHEREAS, Czech immigrants have enriched the culture of South Dakota with their exceptional and traditional achievements in music, literature, and art, and are known for their love of agriculture, mechanical arts, and democracy, which they strive to preserve for future generations; and

    WHEREAS, this year's Czech Days Royalty are Queen Eylssa Walloch, Princess Reese Hejna, and Prince Brock Kotalik; and

    WHEREAS, Czech Days offers a variety of exhibits, attractions, events, and entertainment, including the Czech Heritage Museum; Blachnik Museum; St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church; programs for adults and children in Sokol Park; live Czech music in Beseda Hall; a variety of Czech foods, including kolaches; kolache baking demonstrations; adult and youth parades; a craft fair; a pedal tractor pull; a Tabor Bluebird baseball game; and the Rich Schild Memorial Fireworks Display to start the celebration on the evening of June 14th:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-third Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature recognizes all South Dakotans of Czech ancestry and invites everyone to participate in the seventieth Tabor Czech Days celebration on June 14-16, 2018.

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