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HR 945 - Brooks, Betty Starr and Douglas C.; commend
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
Status Summary HC: SC: FR: 02/04/00 LA: 02/04/00 H - Passed/Adopted

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A RESOLUTION commending Betty Starr Brooks and Douglas C. Brooks; and for other purposes.

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House Action Senate
2/4/00 Read 1st Time
2/4/00 Passed/Adopted
Version by LC Number
LC 8 3938 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 945                                              LC 8 3938 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Commending Betty Starr Brooks and Douglas C. Brooks; and for 
  1- 2  other purposes. 
 
  1- 3  WHEREAS, Betty Starr Brooks and Douglas C. Brooks are well 
  1- 4  known to the citizens of Jasper and Pickens County where 
  1- 5  they are admired for their community service; and 
 
  1- 6  WHEREAS, Betty has a lifelong history as a volunteer, 
  1- 7  beginning as an Altrusan in 1967 and serving as president of 
  1- 8  the Atlanta and Washington clubs and as a District Governor; 
  1- 9  and 
 
  1-10  WHEREAS, in addition to her career with Unysis Corporation, 
  1-11  she has been a valued member of the Pickens County Chamber 
  1-12  of Commerce, a graduate of Leadership-Pickens, and a member 
  1-13  of the Jasper Lions Club and Mountainside Medical Center 
  1-14  Auxiliary; and 
 
  1-15  WHEREAS, Douglas is a Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean 
  1-16  conflict who became a senior executive with the U.S. 
  1-17  Department of Housing and Urban Development and retired with 
  1-18  25 years of service in 1983; and 
 
  1-19  WHEREAS, he has generously given his time to the Pickens 
  1-20  County Public Library, AARP and the advisory council on 
  1-21  aging for 15 counties, and the First Baptist Church; and 
 
  1-22  WHEREAS, he was the director of the Pickens County Chamber 
  1-23  of Commerce and received the Golden Deed Award from the 
  1-24  Retired Teachers Association in 1994 and the Distinguished 
  1-25  Service Award from Pickens County Partners for Educational 
  1-26  Excellence in 1997. 
 
  1-27  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF 
  1-28  REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body commend Betty 
  1-29  Starr Brooks and Douglas C. Brooks for their superb 
  1-30  community service and exemplary volunteerism. 
 
  1-31  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 
  1-32  Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 
  1-33  appropriate copy of this resolution to Betty Starr Brooks 
  1-34  and Douglas C. Brooks. 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 02/04/00