SENATE MEMORIAL 37
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 5, 2019 AS "NDI NEW MEXICO DAY" IN THE SENATE.
WHEREAS, the national dance institute of New Mexico, also known as "NDI", is celebrating its twenty-fifth year of providing the children of New Mexico with programs that help them develop core skills, self-confidence and critical thinking that set the stage for effective learning in the classroom and success in life; and
WHEREAS, the national dance institute of New Mexico is serving more than eight thousand five hundred students this school year; and
WHEREAS, the national dance institute of New Mexico has served one hundred ten thousand children across the state since its inception; and
WHEREAS, the national dance institute of New Mexico is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by teaching the "core four": work hard; do your best; never give up; and be healthy; and
WHEREAS, the national dance institute of New Mexico is founded in the knowledge that the arts have a unique power to engage and motivate children; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of the national dance institute of New Mexico's distinctive programs is to help children develop discipline, a standard of excellence and a belief in themselves that will carry over into all aspects of their lives; and
WHEREAS, the national dance institute of New Mexico is a public-private partnership that collaborates with federal, state and local government entities; public schools and school districts; businesses; individuals; and foundations to promote a platform for children's success and to develop educated, productive and engaged citizens who will create successful families and communities;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO that February 5, 2019 be proclaimed "NDI New Mexico Day" in the senate; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this memorial be transmitted to the national dance institute of New Mexico board.
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