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Introduced by: Porter, Summers


    A HOUSE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Mary B. Tandy, publisher of the Indiana Herald, for her contributions to the community of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana.

    Whereas, Dr. Mary B. Tandy became sole proprietor and publisher of the Indiana Herald newspaper upon the death of her late husband, Opal L. Tandy in 1983.

    Whereas, the Indiana Herald is a weekly publication targeted towards the younger people in the community. The Indiana Herald reports on issues of interest to young people, encourages networking opportunities, publishes opinion pieces, informs others of activities taking place and advertises local services.

    Whereas, Dr. Mary B. Tandy is recognized for her personal commitment to education, educated by the public school in Humphrey County, Mississippi, she attended Indiana University and Ivy Technical Institute. Dr. Tandy received an honorary degree, a Doctor of Humane Letters from Martin University in 1997.

    Whereas, Dr. Mary B. Tandy is an active, dedicated member of the Indianapolis community. A resident since 1947, Dr. Tandy has been honored for her work in the community by the United Way, the Mayor's "Partner 2000" Award, the Indiana Pacers, Eli Lilly and Company, Indiana Christian Leadership and Three Cheers for Education for Corporate Sponsorship.

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That Dr. Mary B. Tandy, publisher of the Indiana Herald, be recognized for her commitment to the community of Indianapolis and her contributions to the State of Indiana.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit copy of this resolution to Dr. Mary B. Tandy.

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