State of South Dakota  

921T0577   HOUSE COMMEMORATION   NO.  1007  

Introduced by:    Representatives Stricherz, Bolin, Conzet, Fargen, Gibson, Haggar, Lucas, Magstadt, and Rozum and Senator Nygaard

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Commending and honoring James Swan, United Urban Warrior Society.

    WHEREAS, Mr. James Swan of Rapid City organized the United Urban Warrior Society of Rapid City, which in one year expanded to ten United Urban Warrior Societies across the nation; and

    WHEREAS, Mr. Swan fulfilled needs and addressed issues of concern to the Native American community of Rapid City; and

    WHEREAS, Mr. Swan assisted in providing community safety and security by working with the Rapid City Police Department; and

    WHEREAS, Mr. Swan helped create and run the Annual Lakota Kids Christmas Dinner, providing a meal and toys to local kids; and

    WHEREAS, Mr. Swan continues to help provide meals, clothing, and blankets to the homeless and continues to provide creative and thoughtful assistance to his community:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-seventh Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that James Swan be recognized and honored for his service to his community and for work in bettering the life of others.