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Full Text of HR0954  98th General Assembly

HR0954 98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to recognize the Second Annual Turquoise
4Art and Language Contest, organized by the Turkish American
5Society, to be held at the Rosemont Theater on April 12, 2014;
6and
 
7    WHEREAS, The Turquoise Art and Language Contest is held
8annually to promote intercultural understanding, friendship,
9and dialogue; and
 
10    WHEREAS, The contestants will demonstrate diverse talents
11such as folk dancing, singing, and poetry recitation, in a
12multitude of languages including English, Spanish, and
13Turkish; and
 
14    WHEREAS, The Turkish American Society began operating in
152005 in the city of Mount Prospect to facilitate and encourage
16cross-cultural experiences and interfaith cooperation; and
 
17    WHEREAS, The Turkish American Society is involved in
18generous philanthropic ventures and projects that benefit the
19people of the State of Illinois, such as: addressing the social
20and cultural needs of the Turkish-American community living in
21the Chicago area, creating a welcoming environment for new

 

 

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1immigrants and helping them adapt to life in the United States,
2providing communities with educational services, introducing
3Turkish culture to the Chicago area, uniting the
4Turkish-American community, and establishing dialogue between
5diverse communities with the goal of leading to global peace;
6and
 
7    WHEREAS, The Turkish American Society efforts to forge a
8stronger bond amongst all Illinoisans and spread the wonders of
9Turkish culture are worthy of the greatest respect; therefore,
10be it
 
11    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
12NINETY-EIGHTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
13we extend our best wishes to the participants of the Turkish
14American Society's Second Annual Turquoise Art and Language
15Contest and thank the Turkish American Society for their
16wonderful work; and be it further
 
17    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
18presented to the Turkish American Society as a symbol of our
19esteem and respect.