During the state rally, Rosie announced that the Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, proclaimed July 12, 2013 to be Missouri Widows Sons Day. The full text of the proclamation is below:
WHEREAS, the Widows Sons Masonic Motorcycle Association, past and present, help others throughout the world and nation; and
WHEREAS, chartered eight years ago, the Missouri Widows Sons has proudly served the citizens of Missouri during this time; and
WHEREAS, the Missouri Widows Sons will gather on July 12, 2013, in brotherhood for the first Missouri State Rally; and
WHEREAS, the Widows Sons Masonic Motorcycle Riders Association International has provided help to the widows and orphans and other charitable organizations; and
WHEREAS, this year marks the 7th anniversary of this Masonic-based organization, founded on the principles of "Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth".
NOW THEREFORE, I, Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, do hereby proclaim July 12, 2013, to be
MISSORI WIDOWS SONS DAY
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, this 5th day of June, 2013.