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October is Czech Heritage Month in Texas

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  • Pat Parma
    State HONORS Czechs With Full Month HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 308 WHEREAS, The month of October typically brings many festivals throughout the state of
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 1, 2013

     

    State HONORS Czechs With Full Month

    HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 308

     

              WHEREAS, The month of October typically brings many festivals throughout the state of Texas to celebrate and

              WHEREAS, In the primary period of migration from Czech lands, over a quarter of a million people of Czech ancestry arrived in Texas to make this place their home; and

              WHEREAS, Since that time, the number of stature of Czech descendants living in Texas has grown tremendously; there are now well over one million people living in all areas of  the state and walks of  life who can claim Czech heritage; and

              WHEREAS,  Texans of Czech ancestry take great pride in sharing with the rest of the state their contributions in the areas of art, music, literature, food, folklore, and many other fine customs that are a part of Texas' rich, diverse culture; and

              WHEREAS, This pride is displayed annually in the month of October by Czech Heritage Societies throughout the state as they stage various festivals, some of which have been passed down from generation to generation; now, therefore

    be it

              RESOLVED, That the 76th Legislature of the State of Texas hereby declare the month of October, "Czech Heritage Month" in Texas and commemorate the contributions of Czech culture to this great state; and, by it further

              RESOLVED, That through the adoption of this resolution of the 76th Legislature of the State of Texas as a token of high regard from the 76th Legislature of the State of Texas.

              RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be prepared for the Czech Heritage Society of Texas, Inc., as a token of high regard from the 76th Legislature of the State of Texas.

     

     

     

     

    House Concurrent Resolution No. 308 was adopted by the House and Senate on May 27, 1999 and signed by Governor George W. Bush on July 1, 1999.

             

     

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