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State of Florida

Executive Department


  • WHEREAS the art of painting is an integral part of our culture, cherished by many persons; and

  • WHEREAS, thousands of persons express their talents through the art of china painting; and

  • WHEREAS,thousands of people enjoy the talents of china painters, and

  • WHEREAS,the World Organization of China Painters is holding its second world convention and show in Tampa on July 12-14,1979; and

  • WHEREAS, approximately 3,000 of the organization's 10,000 members are expected to attend the show; and

  • WHEREAS, this nonprofit organization's purpose is to cultivate interest and knowledge in painting porcelain, and this show will include displays, demonstrations and seminars to inform members and the general public on aspects of china painting;

  • NOW THEREFORE,I, Bob Graham, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Florida, do hereby proclaim July 12-14, 1979 as



in Florida and urge all citizens to join with me in saluting this beautiful art form and the talented people who perform it.

In witness thereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Florida to be affixed at Talahassee, the Capital, this 29th day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and seventy-seven.

Signed , Bob Graham


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