PRINTER'S NO. 1821
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE RESOLUTION
No.
341
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY O'MARA, ZABEL, DELLOSO, WILLIAMS, DONATUCCI,
McCLINTON, NEILSON, DiGIROLAMO, KORTZ, HILL-EVANS, BURNS,
KIRKLAND, MILLARD, QUINN, YOUNGBLOOD, CALTAGIRONE, VITALI,
KRUEGER, MARKOSEK, DAVIDSON AND BARRAR, MAY 14, 2019
INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35,
MAY 14, 2019
A RESOLUTION
Designating June 10, 2019, as "Delco Day" in Pennsylvania.
WHEREAS, Each year in June, the residents of Delaware County
come together to celebrate the community and raise money for a
local charity; and
WHEREAS, The festivities are slated to begin on June 1, 2019,
at Marty Magee's in Prospect Park; and
WHEREAS, The celebration includes a Facebook Live "ringing
in" ceremony; and
WHEREAS, The celebration features more than a dozen local
bands, celebrities, companies and organizations working together
to bring the celebration to life; and
WHEREAS, "Delco Day" uses all proceeds to support a chosen
charitable organization each year; and
WHEREAS, This year the event is raising money to support the
HEADstrong Foundation, an organization that works to provide
housing for cancer patients; and
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WHEREAS, The HEADstrong Foundation purchased a home in
Swarthmore Borough and fully renovated the home to serve
families affected by cancer on or after December 11, 2017; and
WHEREAS, The house is known as "Nick's House," after the
owner's son who passed away from cancer; and
WHEREAS, The house offers 2,555 complimentary nights of
comfort, support and respite annually for families displaced to
the Greater Philadelphia Region while seeking comprehensive
cancer care and potentially lifesaving clinical trials;
therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives designate June
10, 2019, as "Delco Day" in Pennsylvania.
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