H.R. No. 47
         WHEREAS, The 20th Century Club of Mineola is celebrating its
  centennial in 2013; and
         WHEREAS, Created to promote cultural development, the
  women's study club first met on February 18, 1913, in the home of
  Vada Chappell; many of its 14 original members were teachers by
  profession; since its inception, the group has met continuously,
  even during wartime, to discuss books and learn more about the
  topics of the day, as well as to plan charitable endeavors; and
         WHEREAS, The members of the 20th Century Club have
  contributed to the wider community through their engagement in a
  variety of civic and charitable projects; deeply committed to
  literacy, the organization assisted in the founding of the public
  library, and it remains involved in supporting that institution and
  raising funds for improvements; and
         WHEREAS, For the past 100 years, the 20th Century Club has
  benefited the citizens of Mineola while providing an intellectual
  forum for its members, and its continued existence is a testament to
  the dedication of the many distinguished women who have
  participated in its programs; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commemorate the 100th
  anniversary of the founding of the 20th Century Club and extend to
  its members sincere best wishes for the future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the group as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 47 was adopted by the House on June
  21, 2013, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House