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HP003......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
CALAM SHRINE TEMPLE - Stating findings of the Legislature recognizing and
commending the Calam Shrine Temple for its 100 years of service to Idaho
03/10 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/11 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
03/12 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/13 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote
Floor Sponsor - Rusche
Title apvd - Filed in Office of the Chief Clerk
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE PROCLAMATION NO. 3
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 A PROCLAMATION
2 COMMENDING THE CALAM SHRINE TEMPLE ON ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY.
3 We, the members of the House of Representatives of the State of Idaho
4 assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-ninth Idaho Legislature,
5 recognize and commend the Calam Shrine Temple in Lewiston on its one
6 hundredth anniversary.
7 WHEREAS, the Calam Shrine Temple was founded one hundred years ago on July
8 15, 1908, and is located in Lewiston, has 600 members who reside in North
9 Idaho within the jurisdiction ranging from Riggins north to the Canadian
10 boundary and east and west within Idaho state boundaries; and
11 WHEREAS, the Shriners are the oldest philanthropic fraternity in the
12 United States with their first hospital having opened in 1922; and
13 WHEREAS, the Shriners opened a hospital in Spokane, Washington in 1924,
14 and having moved four times are currently in a state-of-the-art facility; and
15 WHEREAS, the Shriners operate 22 hospitals for children in North America
16 with a 2008 budget of almost $850 million; and
17 WHEREAS, four of these hospitals are burn centers featuring the most
18 advanced pediatric burn care available and the other eighteen hospitals
19 specialize in treating a number of conditions; and
20 WHEREAS, the Shriners Hospitals specialize in treatment for children up to
21 eighteen years of age, with care provided at absolutely zero cost to the
22 patient or the patient's family; and
23 WHEREAS, the Calam Shrine Temple conducts screening clinics throughout the
24 Northern Idaho area several times a year to locate and assist local children
25 who need certain specialized care and these clinics are advertised throughout
26 the school system and the medical community; and
27 WHEREAS, in 2007, as a direct result of Calam Shriners, an additional 195
28 deserving children of North Idaho were introduced to state-of-the-art, cutting
29 edge pediatric medical care at no cost to themselves or their families.
30 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED by the members of the House of Represen-
31 tatives assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-ninth Idaho Leg-
32 islature, that we recognize and commend the Calam Shrine Temple for its one
33 hundred years of service to the citizens of Idaho.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This proclamation recognizes the Calam Shrine Temple for 100 years
of philanthropy and service to the children of Idaho.
Name: Representative John Rusche
Representative George Sayler
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