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The United States House of Representatives supports the designation of a `National Corvette Day' to honor the Chevrolet Corvette.

RES 970 IH

110th CONGRESS 2d Session

H. RES. 970

Expressing support for designation of June 30 as `National Corvette Day'.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2008

Mr. SHIMKUS (for himself, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. LEWIS of Kentucky, Mr. PUTNAM, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, and Mr. MCCAUL of Texas) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

RESOLUTION

Expressing support for designation of June 30 as `National Corvette Day'.

Whereas the Chevrolet Corvette is America's first sports car;

Whereas the first production Corvette rolled off a Flint, Michigan, assembly line on June 30, 1953;

Whereas the Corvette is now manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky;

Whereas the Corvette is the most widely respected production sports car in United States history;

Whereas the Corvette is truly a symbol of American pride;

Whereas General Motors is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008; and

Whereas the 30th of June would be an appropriate day to designate as `National Corvette Day': Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved, That the United States House of Representatives supports the designation of a `National Corvette Day' to honor the Chevrolet Corvette.

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Source: Library of Congress