2007 Senate Joint Resolution 28
Relating to: proclaiming Cesky Den.
Whereas, among the ethnic groups that have helped to form this state are the Czechs; and
Whereas, the Czechs have remembered and preserved their rich cultural heritage while they assimilated themselves to life in Wisconsin; and
Whereas, among the centers of Czech culture in this state are Hillsboro and Yuba; and
Whereas, in 1983 the first Cesky Den (Czech Day) celebration was held to promote the Czech heritage; and
Whereas, Cesky Den has been celebrated each year since 1983; and
Whereas, among the features of that celebration are polka music; the enjoyment of such traditional Czech foods as roast pork, dumplings, sauerkraut, rohlike, jiternice, suleke soup, and kolaches; a polka mass; various contests; the wearing of authentic Czech costumes; and the creation of a special button; and
Whereas, the next celebration of Cesky Den is on June 8, 9, and 10, 2007; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the Wisconsin legislature proclaim June 8, 9, and 10, 2007, Cesky Den and encourage Wisconsinites to spend that weekend in Hillsboro or Yuba helping to celebrate Wisconsin's Czech heritage and enjoying themselves.