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SENATE PROCLAMATION NO. 102<br /> – Shriners, Calam Temple, commended


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SP102......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
SHRINERS - Stating findings of the Legislature recognizing and commending
the Calam Shrine Temple for its 100 years of service to Idaho citizens.

03/24    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/25    Rpt prt - to 10th Ord
03/27    10th Ord - ADOPTED - voice vote
    Floor Sponsor - Stegner
    Title apvd - Filed in Office of Secretary of Senate

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  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008


                                       IN THE SENATE

                                SENATE PROCLAMATION NO. 102

                                 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

  1                                    A PROCLAMATION

  3        We, the members of the Senate of the State of Idaho assembled in the  Sec-
  4    ond Regular Session of the Fifty-ninth Idaho Legislature, recognize  and  com-
  5    mend the Calam Shrine Temple in Lewiston  on its one hundredth anniversary.

  6        WHEREAS, the Calam Shrine Temple was founded one hundred years ago on July
  7    15,  1908,  is  located  in  Lewiston, and has 600 members who reside in North
  8    Idaho within the jurisdiction ranging  from  Riggins  north  to  the  Canadian
  9    boundary and east and west within Idaho state boundaries; and
 10        WHEREAS,  the  Shriners  are  the  oldest  philanthropic fraternity in the
 11    United States with their first hospital having opened in 1922; and
 12        WHEREAS, the Shriners opened a hospital in Spokane,  Washington  in  1924,
 13    and having moved four times are currently in a state-of-the-art facility; and
 14        WHEREAS,  the  Shriners operate 22 hospitals for children in North America
 15    with a 2008 budget of almost $850 million; and
 16        WHEREAS, four of these hospitals  are  burn  centers  featuring  the  most
 17    advanced  pediatric  burn  care  available  and  the  other eighteen hospitals
 18    specialize in treating a number of conditions; and
 19        WHEREAS, the Shriners Hospitals specialize in treatment for children up to
 20    eighteen years of age, with care provided  at  absolutely  zero  cost  to  the
 21    patient or the patient's family; and
 22        WHEREAS, the Calam Shrine Temple conducts screening clinics throughout the
 23    Northern  Idaho  area several times a year to locate and assist local children
 24    who need certain specialized care and these clinics are advertised  throughout
 25    the school system and the medical community; and
 26        WHEREAS, in 2007, as a direct result of Calam Shriners, an additional  195
 27    deserving children of North Idaho were introduced to state-of-the-art, cutting
 28    edge pediatric medical care at no cost to themselves or their families.
 29        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED by the members of the Senate assembled in
 30    the  Second Regular Session of the Fifty-ninth Idaho Legislature, that we rec-
 31    ognize and commend the Calam Shrine Temple for its one hundred years  of  ser-
 32    vice to the citizens of Idaho.

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                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE


This proclamation recognizes the Calam Shrine Temple for 100 years
of philanthropy and service to the children of Idaho.

                           FISCAL NOTE


Name: Senator Joe Stegner 
Senator Lee Heinrich

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                        SP 102