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PROCLAMATION

Officer of the Governor
State of Missouri

Where as, performing arts is a powerful force and it brings spirit
and joy into the life of every individual that watches; and

Where as, performing arts dignifies the realm of feeling by
merging intellect and emotions in the search for a humane way of life; and

Where as, the Dances of India organization is the oldest East
Indian dance company in Missouri; and

Where as, Dances of India will celebrate it's 25th anniversary
season September 21 - 22, 2001; and

Where as, the Office of the Governor believes it appropriate to
honor outstanding arts organizations in the state:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BOB HOLDEN, GOVERNOR OF THE
STATE OF MISSOURI, do hereby proclaim September 21-22, 2001 to be

DANCES OF INDIA DAYS

in Missouri and urge all citizens of our state to join in this observance.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused
to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, this
6th day of September, 2001.

Bob Holden
Governor

Matt Blunt
Secretary of State



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