HJ411: Commending Ginny and Richard Obranovich.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 411
Commending Virginia and Richard Obranovich.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 8, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, March 9, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich, executive co-directors of the Alexandria Police Foundation, were inducted into the Living Legends of Alexandria Class of 2020 and will be honored with the award at an event in 2022; and

WHEREAS, since 2012, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have led the Alexandria Police Foundation, an organization providing various programs and services to support law-enforcement officers and foster their relationship with the community; and

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich spearheaded efforts to establish the Fallen Officers Memorial in front of Alexandria Police Headquarters on Wheeler Avenue, creating a moving tribute to the officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the city; and

WHEREAS, through the Alexandria Police Foundation’s Cops, Kids and K-9s initiative and Alexandria Police Youth Camp, Virginia and Richard Obranovich helped to build meaningful relationships between law-enforcement officers and the youth they serve; and

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have expanded Alexandria Police Foundation’s mission to include recognizing the hard work of officers and their families, including through Law Enforcement Appreciation Day events, tuition assistance, and other displays of support; and

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have held many fun and successful fundraisers over the years to advance the Alexandria Police Foundation’s cause, including its Karaoke for Cops, Doggy Yappy Hours, and Chicks for Cops events and an annual show at Little Theatre of Alexandria; and

WHEREAS, in addition to her role as executive co-director of the Alexandria Police Foundation, Virginia Obranovich serves as the volunteer coordinator for the Alexandria Police Department, leading approximately 30 volunteers who assist the agency in myriad ways; and

WHEREAS, through their tireless efforts to promote officer morale and foster the Alexandria Police Department’s relationship with the community, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have made a profound and lasting impact on countless lives; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Virginia and Richard Obranovich for being named 2020 Living Legends of Alexandria; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Virginia and Richard Obranovich as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for their contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 411

Offered March 7, 2022
Commending Virginia and Richard Obranovich.
Patron-- Bennett-Parker

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich, executive co-directors of the Alexandria Police Foundation, were inducted into the Living Legends of Alexandria Class of 2020 and will be honored with the award at an event in 2022; and

WHEREAS, since 2012, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have led the Alexandria Police Foundation, an organization providing various programs and services to support law-enforcement officers and foster their relationship with the community; and

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich spearheaded efforts to establish the Fallen Officers Memorial in front of Alexandria Police Headquarters on Wheeler Avenue, creating a moving tribute to the officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the city; and

WHEREAS, through the Alexandria Police Foundation’s Cops, Kids and K-9s initiative and Alexandria Police Youth Camp, Virginia and Richard Obranovich helped to build meaningful relationships between law-enforcement officers and the youth they serve; and

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have expanded Alexandria Police Foundation’s mission to include recognizing the hard work of officers and their families, including through Law Enforcement Appreciation Day events, tuition assistance, and other displays of support; and

WHEREAS, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have held many fun and successful fundraisers over the years to advance the Alexandria Police Foundation’s cause, including its Karaoke for Cops, Doggy Yappy Hours, and Chicks for Cops events and an annual show at Little Theatre of Alexandria; and

WHEREAS, in addition to her role as executive co-director of the Alexandria Police Foundation, Virginia Obranovich serves as the volunteer coordinator for the Alexandria Police Department, leading approximately 30 volunteers who assist the agency in myriad ways; and

WHEREAS, through their tireless efforts to promote officer morale and foster the Alexandria Police Department’s relationship with the community, Virginia and Richard Obranovich have made a profound and lasting impact on countless lives; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Virginia and Richard Obranovich for being named 2020 Living Legends of Alexandria; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Virginia and Richard Obranovich as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for their contributions to the Commonwealth.