HJ958: Celebrating the life of Cynthia Grim Dellinger.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 958
Celebrating the life of Cynthia Grim Dellinger.

 

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

 

WHEREAS, Cynthia Grim Dellinger, former broadcast journalist, esteemed elected official, and accomplished realtor in Shenandoah County, died on January 26, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger was born and raised in Shenandoah County; she graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School and attended Lord Fairfax Community College; and

WHEREAS, from 1980 to 1987, Cynthia Dellinger worked in broadcasting as a radio and television news anchor and was known for her high journalistic standards; she became a licensed realtor in 1987 and started her own company in 1991; and

WHEREAS, in 1994, Cynthia Dellinger became a member of the United Country Shenandoah Valley real estate agency; leading her field, she served as president of the Massanutten Association of Realtors and on the Risk Management Advisory Group for the Virginia Association of Realtors; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger was very active in the community, serving on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity, the board of directors for the Mount Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the advisory board for a local bank, and the Valley Conservation Council; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger was an active member of the Shenandoah County Republican Committee, representing the Conicville District for over 30 years; in 1987, she became the first woman elected to the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors and later served as its first female chair; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her mother, Dorothy; her husband, Charles; her son, Wesley, and his family; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Cynthia Grim Dellinger, former broadcast journalist, esteemed elected official, and realtor in Shenandoah County; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Cynthia Grim Dellinger as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 958

Offered February 13, 2019
Celebrating the life of Cynthia Grim Dellinger.
Patrons-- Gilbert; Senator: Obenshain

WHEREAS, Cynthia Grim Dellinger, former broadcast journalist, esteemed elected official, and accomplished realtor in Shenandoah County, died on January 23, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger was born and raised in Shenandoah County; she graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School and attended Lord Fairfax Community College; and

WHEREAS, from 1980 to 1987, Cynthia Dellinger worked in broadcasting as a radio and television news anchor and was known for her high journalistic standards; she became a licensed realtor in 1987 and started her own company in 1991; and

WHEREAS, in 1994, Cynthia Dellinger became a member of the United Country Shenandoah Valley real estate agency; leading her field, she served as president of the Massanutten Association of Realtors and on the Risk Management Advisory Group for the Virginia Association of Realtors; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger was very active in the community, serving on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity, the board of directors for the Mount Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the advisory board for a local bank, and the Valley Conservation Council; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger was an active member of the Shenandoah County Republican Committee, representing the Conicville District for over 30 years; in 1987, she became the first woman elected to the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors and later served as its first female chair; and

WHEREAS, Cynthia Dellinger will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her mother, Dorothy; her husband, Charles; her son, Wesley, and his family; and numerous other family and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Cynthia Grim Dellinger, former broadcast journalist, esteemed elected official, and realtor in Shenandoah County; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Cynthia Grim Dellinger as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.