SR6: Commending Robert F. Shuford, Sr.


SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 6
Commending Robert F. Shuford, Sr.
 
Agreed to by the Senate, January 9, 2014
 

WHEREAS, Robert F. Shuford, Sr., has been named by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce as its 2013 Distinguished Citizen; and

WHEREAS, in 1965, Robert Shuford joined Old Point National Bank in Hampton as vice president; and

WHEREAS, as president, chief executive officer, and board chair, Robert Shuford grew the bank from only two locations in Hampton to 18 sites throughout Hampton Roads while increasing its assets from $10 million to more than $875 million; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has made many contributions to the Hampton Roads area through his community service endeavors, generously giving of his time and talents to a number of organizations; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford served as the board president of the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA from 1992 to 1994, and he helped the organization grow from two branches to 15; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has led initiatives for the Hampton Roads Academy, Salvation Army, Hampton Police Memorial Project, Habitat for Humanity, and the Hampton History Museum, where he led the fundraising committee and raised $5 million for the museum’s opening in May 2003; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has been a board member of Greater Peninsula NOW, Hampton Education Foundation, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance, and Hampton Roads Partnership; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has provided strong leadership to a number of organizations, including St. John’s Episcopal Church, Phoebus Civic Association, Peninsula Council for Workforce Development, Peninsula Salvation Army, Sentara Careplex Hospital, and the Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has made many contributions to the well-being of the Hampton Roads area and its citizens through his dedicated community service; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Robert F. Shuford, Sr., hereby be commended on his selection as the 2013 Distinguished Citizen by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Robert F. Shuford, Sr., as an expression of the Senate of Virginia’s congratulations and admiration for his dedication to serving the community.

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 6

Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled January 4, 2014
Commending Robert F. Shuford, Sr.
Patron-- Miller

WHEREAS, Robert F. Shuford, Sr., has been named by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce as its 2013 Distinguished Citizen; and

WHEREAS, in 1965, Robert Shuford joined Old Point National Bank in Hampton as vice president; and

WHEREAS, as president, chief executive officer, and board chair, Robert Shuford grew the bank from only two locations in Hampton to 18 sites throughout Hampton Roads while increasing its assets from $10 million to more than $875 million; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has made many contributions to the Hampton Roads area through his community service endeavors, generously giving of his time and talents to a number of organizations; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford served as the board president of the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA from 1992 to 1994, and he helped the organization grow from two branches to 15; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has led initiatives for the Hampton Roads Academy, Salvation Army, Hampton Police Memorial Project, Habitat for Humanity, and the Hampton History Museum, where he led the fundraising committee and raised $5 million for the museum’s opening in May 2003; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has been a board member of Greater Peninsula NOW, Hampton Education Foundation, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance, and Hampton Roads Partnership; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has provided strong leadership to a number of organizations, including St. John’s Episcopal Church, Phoebus Civic Association, Peninsula Council for Workforce Development, Peninsula Salvation Army, Sentara Careplex Hospital, and the Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation; and

WHEREAS, Robert Shuford has made many contributions to the well-being of the Hampton Roads area and its citizens through his dedicated community service; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Robert F. Shuford, Sr., hereby be commended on his selection as the 2013 Distinguished Citizen by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Robert F. Shuford, Sr., as an expression of the Senate of Virginia’s congratulations and admiration for his dedication to serving the community.