Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Nelson D. Bailes on his retirement after forty-six years in the airline business.



BECKER, DEIG




     , read first time and referred to Committee on








Introduced

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Nelson D. Bailes on his retirement after forty-six years in the airline business.

    Whereas, a native of West Virginia, Nelson D. Bailes started his career with Lake Central Airlines while he was still a student at West Virginia University in April 1962;

    Whereas, due to numerous promotions and airline mergers, Mr. Bailes resided in several different states throughout his career. In 1979, he took a supervisory position at the Evansville Airport, where he stayed until his retirement from USAirways when the airline ended service in Evansville in 1995;

    Whereas, after retiring, Mr. Bailes spent two years establishing the Chautauqua Airlines regional airline service in Evansville. Then, in 1998, he accepted the position of Marketing Director for the Evansville Regional Airport and has served in this position for ten years;

    Whereas, Mr. Bailes has been active in the Evansville community, including volunteering as a Deputy for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department, serving as Chairperson for the United Way, being active in the Evansville Rotary Club. Most recently, he has volunteered as President of the Board of Directors of the McCutchanville Fire Department and to give tours on the LST Naval Ship;



    Whereas, in addition, Mr. Bailes served as a member of the National Guard and was a member of the Civil Air Patrol with duties of flying Indiana State Police in the Indiana Drug Eradication Program; and

    Whereas, Mr. Bailes has decided that it is time to retire after a fulfilling forty-six year career in the airline industry. In his retirement, he plans to spend time with his wife of forty-six years, Laura, and his children and their families: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate     of the General Assembly

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


    SECTION 1.That the Indiana General Assembly recognizes Nelson D. Bailes on his retirement after forty-six years in the airline business.
    SECTION 2.The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Nelson D. Bailes and his family.