05-R 062

2005 -- H 5663

Enacted 02/16/05

 

H O U S E R E S O L U T I O N

PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 13 - 19, 2005 TO BE "NATIONAL FUTURE BUSINESS

LEADERS OF AMERICA - PHI BETA LAMBDA WEEK" IN THE STATE OF RHODE

ISLAND

     

     Introduced By: Representatives Laroche, Menard, Story, and McManus

     Date Introduced: February 16, 2005

 

 

     WHEREAS, Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) is a

nonprofit educational organization whose first chapter was established in Johnson City,

Tennessee, in 1942; and

     WHEREAS, This organization has grown now to encompass over 250,000 members

nationwide in high schools, colleges, universities, career and technical schools, and private

business schools; and

     WHEREAS, FBLA-PBL is a professional organization dedicated to bringing business

and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and

career development programs; and

     WHEREAS, Members perform community service activities and strive to build a

student's understanding of the realities of the modern business world; and

     WHEREAS, FBLA teaches high school students basic business and leadership principles,

and PBL helps high school, university, college, technical and business school students to make

the transition from school to work; now, therefore be it

     RESOLVED, That this House of Representatives of the State of Rhode Island and

Providence Plantations hereby proclaims February 13-19, 2005 to be "National Future Business

Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda Week" in the State of Rhode Island; and be it further

     RESOLVED, That the Secretary of State be and he hereby is authorized and directed to

transmit duly certified copies of this resolution to the National Future Business Leaders of

America Phi Beta Lambda, Inc., and the Rhode Island Future Business Leaders of America.

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