HJ787: Commending Vinson Hall Retirement Community.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 787
Commending Vinson Hall Retirement Community.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 18, 2019

 

WHEREAS, for 50 years, Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean has provided a senior living community that fosters dignity, security, and friendship; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community traces its roots to the late 1950s, when the Navy Officers’ Wives’ Club began to develop the concept for a secure, companionable, and dignified home for Navy widows; and

WHEREAS, the idea quickly gained support among sea service leaders, as well as Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard wives’ clubs throughout the world, and the precursor to Vinson Hall Retirement Community, the Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation, was formed in 1961; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community opened its doors on June 23, 1969, and has since expanded to offer an assisted living and nursing residence at Arleigh Burke Pavilion, a memory support residence at The Sylvestery, and an independent living building; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community accommodates every resident’s changing life needs, and the Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation continues to support programs for residents at all Vinson Hall locations; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community fulfills its mission to help residents live a full, enriched life through the hard work of its dedicated staff members and volunteers, as well as through partnerships with businesses and organizations throughout the region; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Vinson Hall Retirement Community on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Vinson Hall Retirement Community as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its five decades of service to seniors in McLean.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 787

Offered February 2, 2019
Commending Vinson Hall Retirement Community.
Patron-- Sullivan

WHEREAS, for 50 years, Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean has provided a senior living community that fosters dignity, security, and friendship; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community traces its roots to the late 1950s, when the Navy Officers’ Wives’ Club began to develop the concept for a secure, companionable, and dignified home for Navy widows; and

WHEREAS, the idea quickly gained support among sea service leaders, as well as Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard wives’ clubs throughout the world, and the precursor to Vinson Hall Retirement Community, the Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation, was formed in 1961; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community opened its doors on June 23, 1969, and has since expanded to offer an assisted living and nursing residence at Arleigh Burke Pavilion, a memory support residence at The Sylvestery, and an independent living building; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community accommodates every resident’s changing life needs, and the Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation continues to support programs for residents at all Vinson Hall locations; and

WHEREAS, Vinson Hall Retirement Community fulfills its mission to help residents live a full, enriched life through the hard work of its dedicated staff members and volunteers, as well as through partnerships with businesses and organizations throughout the region; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Vinson Hall Retirement Community on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Vinson Hall Retirement Community as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its five decades of service to seniors in McLean.