HJ76: Commending Pat Hines.


Offered January 8, 2020
Prefiled January 7, 2020
Commending Pat Hines.
Patron-- Scott

WHEREAS, Pat Hines is a highly admired pillar of the Portsmouth community; and

WHEREAS, as a long-time Portsmouth resident, Pat Hines has worked for more than 40 years to provide neighborhood recreational activities for the children of Portsmouth; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines and her husband, Tyrone, have been honored twice by the Portsmouth Sports Club, in 1992 and 2019, and only one other person has been recognized more than once; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines worked diligently to establish the Westmoreland Children & Youth Association in 2009; she has cultivated the Portsmouth community’s next generation of leaders by enhancing the lives of children through educational support and providing them with positive role models; and

WHEREAS, in August 2019, after years of dedicated and faithful community service, bringing positive changes to the Portsmouth community and to the lives of at-risk young people, Pat Hines retired from her role with the Westmoreland Children & Youth Association; and

WHEREAS, over the years, Pat Hines has worked with local agencies, city departments, nonprofit organizations, and people from all walks of life and all ages who are dedicated to the growth and development of Portsmouth’s youth; and

WHEREAS Pat Hines has demonstrated, in countless ways, her dedication to the youth of Portsmouth and to the Westmoreland Children & Youth Association; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Pat Hines on the occasion of her retirement from the Westmoreland Children & Youth Association; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Pat Hines as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for her achievements in service to the Portsmouth community.