Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Mary B.Tandy, sole proprietor and publisher of the Indiana Herald newspaper since 1983, who will be presented with the highest award of Indiana, the Sagamore of the Wabash, on April 9, 2001 by Governor O'Bannon.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Mary B.Tandy, sole proprietor and publisher of the Indiana Herald newspaper since 1983, who will be presented with the highest award of Indiana, the Sagamore of the Wabash, on April 9, 2001 by Governor O'Bannon.

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

     Whereas, the Indiana Herald newspaper has served the Indianapolis and surrounding counties for 41 years and has never missed a publication;

    Whereas, Mary Tandy joined the staff of the Indiana Herald in 1970, starting out answering the phone, worked her way up to Office Manager and eventually became Publisher;

     Whereas, Mary Tandy is active in her community, a member of the Good Samaritan Baptist Church and participates in the Marion County Democratic Women's Club, Indiana Democratic Editorial Association, and the National Newspapers Publishers Association; and

    Whereas, Mary Tandy has received the United Way Award and Mayor's "Partner 2000" Award and has received several salutes for her work in the community by such organizations as the Indiana Pacers, Eli Lilly & Company, Indiana Leadership, Three Cheers for Education for Corporate Sponsorship Award, and was recognized by

The Realtors for her outstanding support in the African American community of Indianapolis: Therefore,


Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:

    SECTION 1. The General Assembly hereby expresses its congratulations to Mary Tandy for receiving the Sagamore of the Wabash Award for her years of dedicated service to both the Indiana Herald newspaper and to her community.

    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the Senate transmit a copy of this resolution to Mary Tandy.