HJ1054: Commending the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1054
Commending the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 19, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 21, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Bristol Motor Speedway plays an essential role in the economic vitality of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee, which would not be possible without the dedication to high-quality customer service, safety, and efficient operations demonstrated by its employees; and

WHEREAS, Bristol Motor Speedway employs a vast number of people in an array of positions, including maintenance, ticket sales, concessions, guest services, security, media, track operations, and administrative support, among countless other positions; and

WHEREAS, many employees of Bristol Motor Speedway participate in Speedway Children’s Charities, the official charity of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., and Bristol Motor Speedway, which was established in 1996 to support children in the area; and

WHEREAS, in 2016, the Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities awarded over $1 million in funds to nearly 100 different children’s agencies in Virginia and Tennessee; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway for their hard work to ensure the effective operation of the venue year after year and for their exceptional service to the surrounding community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for their civic engagement and contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1054

Offered February 18, 2019
Commending the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway.
Patrons-- O'Quinn, Morefield and Rush; Senator: Carrico

WHEREAS, Bristol Motor Speedway plays an essential role in the economic vitality of southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee, which would not be possible without the dedication to high quality customer service, safety, and efficient operations demonstrated by its employees; and

WHEREAS, Bristol Motor Speedway employs a vast number of people in an array of positions, including maintenance, ticket sales, concessions, guest services, security, media, track operations, and administrative support, among countless other positions; and

WHEREAS, many employees of Bristol Motor Speedway participate in Speedway Children’s Charities, the official charity of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., and Bristol Motor Speedway, which was established in 1996 to support children in the area; and

WHEREAS, in 2016, the Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities awarded over $1 million in funds to nearly 100 different children’s agencies in Virginia and Tennessee; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway for their hard work to ensure the effective operation of the venue year after year and for their exceptional service to the surrounding community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the employees of Bristol Motor Speedway as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for their civic engagement and contributions to the Commonwealth.