2007 - 2008 LEGISLATURE
March 15, 2007 - Introduced by Senators Kapanke, Darling, Erpenbach,
and Schultz, cosponsored by Representatives Nerison, M.
Williams, Albers, Bies, Gronemus, Hahn, Lothian, Owens, Petrowski, Vos

and Ziegelbauer. Referred to Committee on Senate Organization.
SJR28,1,1 1Relating to: proclaiming Cesky Den.
SJR28,1,32 Whereas, among the ethnic groups that have helped to form this state are the
3Czechs; and
SJR28,1,54 Whereas, the Czechs have remembered and preserved their rich cultural
5heritage while they assimilated themselves to life in Wisconsin; and
SJR28,1,76 Whereas, among the centers of Czech culture in this state are Hillsboro and
7Yuba; and
SJR28,1,98 Whereas, in 1983 the first Cesky Den (Czech Day) celebration was held to
9promote the Czech heritage; and
SJR28,1,1010 Whereas, Cesky Den has been celebrated each year since 1983; and
SJR28,1,1411 Whereas, among the features of that celebration are polka music; the
12enjoyment of such traditional Czech foods as roast pork, dumplings, sauerkraut,
13rohlike, jiternice, suleke soup, and kolaches; a polka mass; various contests; the
14wearing of authentic Czech costumes; and the creation of a special button; and
1Whereas, the next celebration of Cesky Den is on June 8, 9, and 10, 2007; now,
2therefore, be it
SJR28,2,6 3Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the
4Wisconsin legislature proclaim June 8, 9, and 10, 2007, Cesky Den and encourage
5Wisconsinites to spend that weekend in Hillsboro or Yuba helping to celebrate
6Wisconsin's Czech heritage and enjoying themselves.
SJR28,2,77 (End)