HJ850: Commending Lisa Lombardozzi.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 850
Commending Lisa Lombardozzi.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2015
Agreed to by the Senate, February 19, 2015

 

WHEREAS, Lisa Lombardozzi has been named the 2015 Citizen of the Year by the Herndon Rotary Club for her many contributions to the Herndon area and her outstanding efforts to assist less fortunate members of the community; and

WHEREAS, a tireless volunteer, Lisa Lombardozzi has been a member of the Herndon Woman’s Club since 2004; she also serves as president of LINK, a group of churches in Herndon and Sterling who provide food to area families who find themselves in emergency situations; and

WHEREAS, since joining the Herndon Woman’s Club, Lisa Lombardozzi has made a difference in the lives of those who need help; she became chair of the club’s Home Life department, organizing coat drives, toiletry drives, food drives, and many more events to assist those in need; and

WHEREAS, Lisa Lombardozzi was president of the Herndon Woman’s Club for two years and also served on the Labor Day Festival committee and the club’s annual fashion show committee; and

WHEREAS, since 2011, Lisa Lombardozzi has served as president of LINK; her dedication and vision have produced great synergy between LINK and emergency support groups in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties; and

WHEREAS, under Lisa Lombardozzi’s leadership, LINK, in partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), has started a Mobile Food Pantry program; the CAFB delivers pallets of food to a church parking lot in Sterling, and LINK volunteers assemble and package the food, which is given to families in need; and

WHEREAS, another innovative way that Lisa Lombardozzi and LINK have harnessed community resources to provide emergency food is through the School Food Rescue Program; volunteers pick up unused perishable food from schools in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties and include it with previously scheduled food deliveries; and

WHEREAS, through these and many other efforts, Lisa Lombardozzi has touched the lives of countless people throughout Loudoun and Fairfax Counties; she has welcomed many new volunteers to LINK’s outreach efforts, and donations have increased so that LINK now serves thousands of people; and

WHEREAS, Lisa Lombardozzi also contributes her time and talents to Herndon United Methodist Church, Young Life, the Northern Virginia Baseball Travel League, and other community and school organizations; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Lisa Lombardozzi on being honored as the 2015 Citizen of the Year by the Herndon Rotary Club for her outstanding efforts to assist less fortunate members of the community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Lisa Lombardozzi as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for her dedicated service to the residents of Loudoun and Fairfax Counties.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 850

Offered February 16, 2015
Commending Lisa Lombardozzi.
Patrons-- Rust; Senator: Favola

WHEREAS, Lisa Lombardozzi has been named the 2015 Citizen of the Year by the Herndon Rotary Club for her many contributions to the Herndon area and her outstanding efforts to assist less fortunate members of the community; and

WHEREAS, a tireless volunteer, Lisa Lombardozzi has been a member of the Herndon Woman’s Club since 2004; she also serves as president of LINK, a group of churches in Herndon and Sterling who provide food to area families who find themselves in emergency situations; and

WHEREAS, since joining the Herndon Woman’s Club, Lisa Lombardozzi has made a difference in the lives of those who need help; she became chair of the club’s Home Life department, organizing coat drives, toiletry drives, food drives, and many more events to assist those in need; and

WHEREAS, Lisa Lombardozzi was president of the Herndon Woman’s Club for two years and also served on the Labor Day Festival committee and the club’s annual fashion show committee; and

WHEREAS, since 2011, Lisa Lombardozzi has served as president of LINK; her dedication and vision have produced great synergy between LINK and emergency support groups in Fairfax and Loudoun counties; and

WHEREAS, under Lisa Lombardozzi’s leadership, LINK, in partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), has started a Mobile Food Pantry program; the CAFB delivers pallets of food to a church parking lot in Sterling, and LINK volunteers assemble and package the food, which is given to families in need; and

WHEREAS, another innovative way that Lisa Lombardozzi and LINK have harnessed community resources to provide emergency food is through the School Food Rescue Program; volunteers pick up unused perishable food from schools in Fairfax and Loudoun counties and include it with previously scheduled food deliveries; and

WHEREAS, through these and many other efforts, Lisa Lombardozzi has touched the lives of countless people throughout Loudoun and Fairfax counties; she has welcomed many new volunteers to LINK’s outreach efforts, and donations have increased so that LINK now serves thousands of people; and

WHEREAS, Lisa Lombardozzi also contributes her time and talents to Herndon United Methodist Church, Young Life, the Northern Virginia Baseball Travel League, and other community and school organizations; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Lisa Lombardozzi on being honored as the 2015 Citizen of the Year by the Herndon Rotary Club for her outstanding efforts to assist less fortunate members of the community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Lisa Lombardozzi as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for her dedicated service to the residents of Loudoun and Fairfax counties.