HJ897: Commending Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 897
Commending Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 21, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, an organization dedicated to building affordable homes that strengthen families and communities, celebrated its 15th annual Raise the Roof fundraiser on March 2, 2019; and

WHEREAS, an ecumenical group of individuals formed the Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg affiliate in 1985; the group started their first home in 1986 and, since then, the affiliate has constructed and renovated 155 houses in the region it serves; and

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope, utilizing volunteers to build and repair affordable homes for low-income residents of the area it serves; and

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg’s Raise the Roof fundraiser is a festive, Mardi Gras-themed event with entertainment, as well as silent auctions that aim to raise significant funds to sustain the organization’s benevolent work; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg for its service to the community on the occasion of its 15th annual Raise the Roof fundraiser in 2019; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its dedication to creating affordable housing for low-income residents.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 897

Offered February 11, 2019
Commending Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg.
Patrons-- Mullin and Yancey

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, an organization dedicated to building affordable homes that strengthen families and communities, celebrates its 15th annual Raise the Roof fundraiser on March 2, 2019; and

WHEREAS, an ecumenical group of individuals formed the Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg affiliate in 1985; the group started their first home in 1986 and, since then, the affiliate has constructed and renovated 155 houses in the region it serves; and

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope, utilizing volunteers to build and repair affordable homes for low-income residents of the area it serves; and

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg’s Raise The Roof fundraiser is a festive, Mardi Gras-themed event with entertainment, as well as silent auctions that aim to raise significant funds to sustain the organization’s benevolent work; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg for its service to the community on the occasion of its 15th annual Raise the Roof fundraiser in 2019; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its dedication to creating affordable housing for low-income residents.