By the Governor of Alabama
WHEREAS, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists was founded by the Organizing Regent, Mrs. Henry Grady Jacobs, on March 13, 1939, in Birmingham Alabama; and
WHEREAS, this organization was chartered to be Patriotic, Historical, and Educational; to make research as to the history and deeds of the American Colonists, and to record and publish the same; to commemorate deeds of Colonial interest, to inculcate and foster love of America and its institutions by all its residents; to obey its laws and venerate its flag-emblem of its power and civic righteousness; and
WHEREAS, 2017 marks the seventy-eighth State Assembly of the Alabama Society Daughters of the American Colonists; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper to officially recognize and congratulate this patriotic Society during this yearly State Assembly because it has truly bettered the state of Alabama through the efforts and work of its members:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim February 25, 2017, as
Alabama Society Daughters of the American Colonists Day
in the State of Alabama.
Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 1st day of February 2017.
Provided by the Office of the Governor of Alabama | governor.alabama.gov