HJ742: Commending Living Legends of Alexandria.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 742
Commending Living Legends of Alexandria.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 28, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 14, 2019

 

WHEREAS, since 2006, Living Legends of Alexandria has identified, honored, and chronicled 142 individuals who have made significant contributions to the quality of life in Alexandria; and

WHEREAS, Living Legends of Alexandria inspires others to volunteer and serve the community; and

WHEREAS, in keeping with the spirit of its devotion to civic engagement and volunteerism, Living Legends of Alexandria is a completely volunteer-run organization; and

WHEREAS, previously honored Living Legends of Alexandria include former members of the General Assembly like Senators Bob Calhoun and Patsy Ticer, and Delegates Marian Van Landingham and David Speck; and

WHEREAS, an annual compendium of the stories of Living Legends of Alexandria is registered with the United States Library of Congress; and

WHEREAS, a collection of the photographs of those honored is preserved by the Office of Historic Alexandria as a living history of the city’s heritage; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Living Legends of Alexandria for its important work; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Living Legends of Alexandria as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its service to the residents of Alexandria and to the history of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 742

Offered January 24, 2019
Commending Living Legends of Alexandria.
Patron-- Levine

WHEREAS, since 2006, Living Legends of Alexandria has identified, honored, and chronicled 142 individuals who have made significant contributions to the quality of life in Alexandria; and

WHEREAS, Living Legends of Alexandria inspires others to volunteer and serve the community; and

WHEREAS, in keeping with the spirit of its devotion to civic engagement and volunteerism, Living Legends of Alexandria is a completely volunteer-run organization; and

WHEREAS, previously honored Living Legends of Alexandria include former members of the General Assembly like Senators Bob Calhoun and Patsy Ticer, and Delegates Marian Van Landingham and David Speck; and

WHEREAS, an annual compendium of the stories of Living Legends of Alexandria is registered with the United States Library of Congress; and

WHEREAS, a collection of the photographs of those honored is preserved by the Office of Historic Alexandria as a living history of the city’s heritage; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Living Legends of Alexandria for its important work; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Living Legends of Alexandria as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its service to the residents of Alexandria and to the history of the Commonwealth of Virginia.