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    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Honoring Dr. Beurt R. SerVaas for a lifetime of service to our state.

Hinkle, Bardon, Behning, Bosma, Buell, Crawford, Day, Dickinson, Frizzell, Mahern, Mays, Murphy, Noe, Orentlicher, Porter, Summers

     , read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Honoring Dr. Beurt R. SerVaas for a lifetime of service to our state.

    Whereas, Dr. Beurt SerVaas is recognized around the world as a leader and a builder of businesses and communities;

    Whereas, Dr. SerVaas is a man of character and strength, with a great love for his country, state, community and family;

    Whereas, The accomplishments of Dr. SerVaas are varied and far-reaching: military service during World War II, dozens of successful businesses including the Saturday Evening Post, creating Uni-Gov in Indianapolis, helping the growth of local universities, reinvigorating his home city of Indianapolis, and forty years of service on the Indianapolis City-County Council, serving as the President of the Council twenty-seven years;

    Whereas, Dr. SerVaas has dedicated his life to positive improvement, making life a little better wherever he is involved;

    Whereas, Dr. SerVaas has extended his hand in friendship to many young people over the years, helping those who seek his counsel and encouraging people to

expand their horizons, reach for the stars, and do their best for themselves and also for the society in which they live;

    Whereas, The lives of those who have worked with Dr. SerVaas and who have listened to his counsel have been greatly enriched by Dr. SerVaas's experience and wisdom;

    Whereas, Dr. SerVaas married his beloved sweetheart Cory in 1950, and from this union Dr. SerVaas presently enjoys five children and nineteen grandchildren;

    Whereas, Dr. SerVaas is a graduate of Shortridge High School in Indianapolis, Indiana University, and Indiana University School of Medicine where he was compelled by his inquisitive nature to learn about science, for the joy of learning;

    Whereas, Our world, specifically including this state and Indianapolis, is a better place thanks to the patriotic dedication and tireless public service of this builder, Dr. Beurt SerVaas,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That Dr. Beurt R. SerVaas is honored and thanked for his lifelong service to our country, this state, and the City of Indianapolis.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the Indiana House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Dr. Beurt R. SerVaas and the Indianapolis City-County Council.