SR 615 - Harry Chapman - commend

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A resolution commending Harry Chapman.

Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st)
Status Summary HC: SC: LA: 02/11/98 S - Passed/Adopted
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Senate Action House
2/11/98 Read 1st time
2/11/98 Passed/Adopted

SR 615                                             LC 25 0943 
                             A RESOLUTION 
  1- 1  Commending Harry Chapman; and for other purposes. 
  1- 2  WHEREAS, Harry Chapman is host of "Talk of the Town," 
  1- 3  weekend anchor of "NewsChannel Five This Morning," and 
  1- 4  Entertainment Editor for NewsChannel 5 WTVF-TV in Nashville, 
  1- 5  Tennessee; and 
  1- 6  WHEREAS, Harry Chapman began his career in broadcasting at 
  1- 7  age 15 when he became an after school and weekend disc 
  1- 8  jockey for a radio station in his hometown of Hartwell, 
  1- 9  Georgia; and 
  1-10  WHEREAS, he graduated from the University of Georgia with a 
  1-11  Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and, after working as 
  1-12  a staff announcer for WSB radio in Atlanta, Harry moved to 
  1-13  Nashville where he joined the ranks of NewsChannel 5 
  1-14  television; and 
  1-15  WHEREAS, he, along with Oprah Winfrey, formed Nashville's 
  1-16  first male-female anchor team; and 
  1-17  WHEREAS, he is active in civic and church affairs in 
  1-18  Nashville, having served as president of the Rotary Club of 
  1-19  Nashville and deacon at First Baptist Church, and he is a 
  1-20  graduate of Leadership Music; and 
  1-21  WHEREAS, he and his wife, Angela, have three children, and 
  1-22  Angela has loaned a helping hand on many nights when Harry 
  1-23  was on location covering a music event and needed 
  1-24  assistance; and 
  1-25  WHEREAS, it is only fitting and proper that this expert in 
  1-26  the music industry be honored in his native state. 
  1-28  members of this body commend Harry Chapman for his many 
  1-29  accomplishments and contributions to the music industry and 
  1-30  his community. 
  1-31  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is 
  1-32  authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of 
  1-33  this resolution to Harry Chapman. 

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98