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– Shriners, Calam Temple, commended
SENATE PROCLAMATION NO. 102
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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
]]]] 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
2 COMMENDING THE CALAM SHRINE TEMPLE ON ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY.
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.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This proclamation recognizes the Calam Shrine Temple for 100 years
of philanthropy and service to the children of Idaho.
Name: Senator Joe Stegner
Senator Lee Heinrich
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SP 102