|SR 236 - Raymond Lester Bridge - designate
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A resolution designating the bridge on U. S. 278 Business at
Euharlee Creek in Rockmart, Georgia, as the "Raymond Lester
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SR 236 99 LC 24 1469
SENATE RESOLUTION 236
By: Senator Dean of the 31st
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
Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
Last Updated on 05/15/00