b' 100 Years: 1921-2021 This Quarter in History10 Years Ago continued. May, June and JulyEvents to RememberSummer/June 2006 WPMN C(May 6) Thor directed by Kenneth Branagh was released15 Years Ago over Clipproud of . And to our State Executive Direc-by Marvel Studios as the fourth film of the Marvel2006 (Summer/Junetors, I have become yourgreatest advocate Cinematic Universe . WPMN) SF: Winnersas I have watched you lead at your conven-(May 25) Oprah Winfrey hosted the finale of her twenty- were Christina Calderontions and have seen how hard you work five-year syndicated talk show Oprah Winfrey . of Arizona; Stephaniefighting the fights during your legislative 2011 (Jun 20) The internet domain names now could beKo of Hawaii; Makaylasessions . Where would we be without you? any dot-suffix . The Internet Corporation for AssignedBurkman of Idaho; JaredWalker touched on Immigration reform; Lack Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved the change . Pancratz of Montana;of leadership in Congress and in the Senate; (Jun 21) For 2012, the Food and Drug AdministrationShadlan Gale ofThe Achilles heelEnergy; and PR Nightmare required new warning labels featuring graphic images thatNevada; Breanna Mel- for oil companies. . . "Remember, the only thing conveyed the dangers of smoking on US cigarette packs . drum of New Mexico;important in this world is RELATIONSHIPS! 2011 (July 1) Owners in the North American NationalJustin Meyer of Utah; Rikki KingGI: Year in review: Your state association is con-Basketball Association (NBA) began the second player lockoutof Washington; and Allison Moran, Associate winner, alsotinuously monitoring legislation and regulations in 12 years, shortening the season by 16 games before afrom Washington State . affecting your business on a day-to-day basis, and taking salary agreement was reached . WPMA President Mark Walker of Walkers in Pleasantthe appropriate action to protect the petroleum industry .(July 15) Walt Disney Animation StudiosGrove, Utah Anyone who isnt willing to give back to theWMIC: (DL) New legislation was approved by 51st featured film, Winnie the Pooh, wasindustry they are in isnt worth a grain of salt . [My fatherthe Massachusetts House of Representatives and released in theaters . A revival of the(Ivan Walker)] has always been a great supporter of WPMASenate . This legislation, called The Commonwealth studios Winnie the Pooh franchise, it wasand has done his part to support the industry . Being a leaderHealth Insurance Connector, promised to ensure full doesnt always mean youre out in front . In fact, I like toinsurance coverage of all citizens of MassachusettsSummer/June met with strongly positive reception butlead more by example . As I have served at WPMA Ive beenthrough private market-based reforms, not through2006middling box office performance . To date,surrounded by great businessmen and women who have orincreased taxes .WPMN Clip it was Disneys most recent traditionally-animated film . are trying to make a living in this ever-changing business (July 22) Captain America: The First Avenger, directed byHI: President Robert Fung - Hawaii State Joe Johnston, was released by Marvel Studios as the fifthenvironment . I so appreciate those on the Executive Com- House and Senate faced a showdown on film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) . It was themittee and those on the WPMA Board who have unselfishlySummer/ exactly how to undo the failed eight-month final MCU film to be distributed by Paramount Pictures . given of so much of their time and efforts in making thisJune 2006 experiment with price controls on gasoline in association something that all of our members can be WPMN Clipthe State of Hawaii . continued on page 28WPMA News / Summer 202125'