HR186: Commending Berkley Supermarket.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 186
Commending Berkley Supermarket.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 11, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Berkley Supermarket, a grocery store that began operating in the Berkley neighborhood of Norfolk in September 2021, has greatly served the community; and

WHEREAS, prior to the opening of the Berkley Supermarket, the Berkley neighborhood had gone three years without a nearby source of fresh produce; and

WHEREAS, Berkley Supermarket provides fresh produce, meat, dairy, and other food essentials in an area that had previously been subject to food apartheid; and

WHEREAS, Berkley Supermarket is a veteran, minority, and locally owned and operated business run by the Palmer family; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Berkley Supermarket hereby be commended for its efforts to better the City of Norfolk and the Berkley community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Berkley Supermarket as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 186

Offered March 10, 2022
Commending Berkley Supermarket.
Patron-- Glass

WHEREAS, Berkley Supermarket, a grocery store that began operating in the Berkley neighborhood of Norfolk in September 2021, has greatly served the community; and

WHEREAS, prior to the opening of the Berkley Supermarket, the Berkley neighborhood had gone three years without a nearby source of fresh produce; and

WHEREAS, Berkley Supermarket provides fresh produce, meat, dairy, and other food essentials in an area that had previously been subject to food apartheid; and

WHEREAS, Berkley Supermarket is a veteran, minority, and locally owned and operated business run by the Palmer family; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Berkley Supermarket hereby be commended for its efforts to better the City of Norfolk and the Berkley community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Berkley Supermarket as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s contributions to the Commonwealth.