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SR 236 - Raymond Lester Bridge - designate
Dean, Nathan (31st)
Status Summary SC: Trans HC: Trans FR: 03/04/99 LA: 03/23/99 H - Read 2nd Time

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A resolution designating the bridge on U. S. 278 Business at Euharlee Creek in Rockmart, Georgia, as the "Raymond Lester Bridge".

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Senate Action House
3/4/99 Read 1st time 3/22/99
3/17/99 Favorably Reported
3/17/99 Read 2nd Time 3/23/99
3/22/99 Read 3rd Time
3/22/99 Passed/Adopted
Version by LC Number
LC 24 1469 As Introduced

SR 236 99                                          LC 24 1469 
 
      SENATE RESOLUTION 236 
 
      By:  Senator Dean of the 31st 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Designating the bridge on U.S. 278 Business at Euharlee 
  1- 2  Creek in Rockmart, Georgia, as the "Raymond Lester Bridge"; 
  1- 3  and for other purposes. 
 
  1- 4  WHEREAS, Raymond Lester is a family man who along with his 
  1- 5  wife Nell raised three wonderful children and who found time 
  1- 6  to contribute to the betterment of his community through 
  1- 7  developing a prosperous grocery business which employs many 
  1- 8  people and through generous civic involvement; and 
 
  1- 9  WHEREAS, a prominent businessman and a civic booster, Mr. 
  1-10  Lester is an asset to his community, an active Kiwanis Club 
  1-11  member, and a proud and devoted member of First Baptist 
  1-12  Church; and 
 
  1-13  WHEREAS, given his many contributions to the growth and 
  1-14  prosperity of Rockmart and its citizens and his kind heart, 
  1-15  it is only fitting and proper that Raymond Lester be honored 
  1-16  by so naming the bridge on U.S. 278 Business at Euharlee 
  1-17  Creek in Rockmart. 
 
  1-18  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF 
  1-19  GEORGIA that the bridge on U.S. 278 Business at Euharlee 
  1-20  Creek in Rockmart, Georgia is designated the "Raymond Lester 
  1-21  Bridge" in honor of the many contributions made by Mr. 
  1-22  Lester to his community and to our great state. 
 
  1-23  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Department of Transportation 
  1-24  is authorized and directed to erect and maintain appropriate 
  1-25  signs so designating the bridge. 
 
  1-26  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is 
  1-27  authorized and directed to transmit appropriate copies of 
  1-28  this resolution to Raymond Lester and to the Department of 
  1-29  Transportation. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
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