Center for Stepfamily Development
Center for Stepfamily Development

136 So. Academy Way
 Eagle, Idaho, 83616


2005 Stepfamily Day Proclamation
September 16, 2005

WHEREAS, in Idaho, Stepfamily Day is enhanced by our strong commitment to support stepfamilies of our nation in their mission to raise their children, create strong family structures to support the individual members of the family, and instill in them a sense of responsibility to all extended family members.

WHEREAS, approximately half of all Americans are currently involved in some forn of stepfamily relationship, it is the vision of the Stepfamily Association of America and the Stepfamily Association of Idaho that all stepfamilies be accepted, supported, and successful.

WHEREAS, Idaho has been blessed by thousands of loving stepparents and stepchildren who are daily reminders of the love, joy, trials and triumphs of the stepfamily experience.

WHEREAS, in Idaho, Stepfamily Day is a day to celebrate the many invaluable contributions stepfamilies have made to enrich the lives and life experience of the children in America and to strengthen the fabric of American families and society, I Governor Kempthorne proclaim September 16, 2005 as Stepfamily Day in Idaho.