WHEREAS, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is a national voluntary health agency working to defeat forty-three neuromuscular diseases; and
WHEREAS, individual private contributors fund nearly all the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s extensive research, community service, and public health education programs; and
WHEREAS, millions of people will participate year-round in special events to benefit the more than one million Americans affected by neuromuscular disease; and
WHEREAS, the Muscular Dystrophy Association serves more than 800 families within the State of Mississippi:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Haley Barbour, Governor of the State of Mississippi, hereby proclaim May 6th through 7th, 2004, as
COOL AND CASUAL DAY FOR MDA
in the State of Mississippi.
DONE in the City of Jackson, on the fifteenth day of March in the year of our Lord, two thousand and four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and twenty-eighth.
Governor Haley Barbour
P.O. Box 139 Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.359.3150 Fax: 601.359.3741