First Regular Session
Sixty-second General Assembly
LLS NO. R990771.01 Rebecca
STATE OF COLORADO
BY REPRESENTATIVES Alexander, Hefley, Witwer, Chavez, Clarke, Fairbank, Johnson, Keller, Lawrence, Leyba, Mitchell, Morrison, Tochtrop, Allen, Gordon, Larson.
also SENATOR Reeves.
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 99-1013
CONCERNING COLORADO NONPROFIT DAY.
WHEREAS, Nonprofit organizations help build and sustain
healthy communities in our state and enhance the quality of life
for Coloradans and for others throughout the country and the world;
WHEREAS, The thousands of nonprofit organizations
based in Colorado contribute significantly to a viable economy
by providing Coloradans with jobs, goods, and services; and
WHEREAS, More than half of our state's adult population
volunteer time and services for nonprofit organizations; and
WHEREAS, The nonprofit sector acts as a responsible
steward of charitable dollars to achieve a diverse range of missions
and goals; and
WHEREAS, The nonprofit sector is a responsible partner
with private enterprise and government in working to alleviate
the most pressing social issues of our time; and
WHEREAS, Nonprofit organizations often fulfill their
missions by advocating on behalf of those who cannot advocate
for themselves; and
WHEREAS, The nonprofit sector throughout Colorado
has a proud history of service, innovation, and social change,
and the accomplishments of the sector deserve acknowledgment,
affirmation, and celebration; now, therefore,
Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives
of the Sixtysecond General Assembly of the State of Colorado,
the Senate concurring herein:
That we, the members of the Colorado general assembly, proclaim March 11, 1999, Colorado nonprofit day.