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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to congratulate Alexandra Miller as a recipient of a 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award which honors top youth volunteers in the State of Indiana.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to congratulate Alexandra Miller as a recipient of a 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award which honors top youth volunteers in the State of Indiana.

     Whereas, Alexandra Miller, an esteemed resident of Greenwood, Indiana and an eight-grade student at Center Grove Middle School North, has achieved national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award;

     Whereas, This prestigious award, presented by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, honors young volunteers across America who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to serving their communities;

    Whereas, Alexandra Miller was born with a heart defect and has endured two open-heart surgeries and many other heart procedures earned this award by giving generously of her time and energy to raise money and speak out for heart research;

    Whereas, Alexandra Miller's family became involved with the American Heart Association soon after she was born;

    


    Whereas, Alexandra Miller began speaking to groups about heart research and education as soon as she was old enough to do so;

    Whereas, Alexandra Miller met her goal of $13,000 in the 2003 "American Heart Walk," doubling her previous year's fund-raising total and making her the top fund-raiser in the Indianapolis area as well as one of the top fifteen fund-raisers in the United States; and

    Whereas, The success of the State of Indiana, the strength of our communities, and the overall vitality of American society depend, in great measure, upon the dedication of young people like Alexandra Miller who use their considerable talents and resources to serve others: Therefore,


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives do congratulate and honor Alexandra Miller as a recipient of a Prudential Spirit of Community Award, recognizes her outstanding record of volunteer service, peer leadership, and community spirit, and extends best wishes for her continued success and happiness.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this Resolution to the parents of Alexandra Miller and to Alexandra Miller.