SENATE COMMEMORATION NO. 27
Introduced by: Senators Otten (Ernie), Brown, Monroe, Olson (Russell), and Rave and
Representatives Otten (Herman) and Latterell
A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Dale Cook as 2012 Tea Firefighter of the Year.
WHEREAS, Dale Cook was chosen by the nomination committee of the Tea Fire Department
which includes all past Tea Firefighters of the Year; and
WHEREAS, several candidates were submitted for nomination, but Mr. Cook was chosen for
his outstanding work as the president of the Tea Volunteer Fire Department; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Cook spent untold hours restoring confidence in the Tea Fire Department
concerning both its financial stability and its ability to meet community needs and obligations; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Cook was awarded the 2012 Tea Firefighter of the Year award by the
nominating committee at the annual Pride and Preservation Banquet on January 12, 2013, at the Tea
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-Eighth Legislature of the State
of South Dakota, that Dale Cook be honored as the 2012 Tea Firefighter of the Year.
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