Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring John Lefever.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 117th General Assembly (2012)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring John Lefever.

    Whereas, John Lefever was a valued member of the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation, participating in every major community initiative and economic development project for the past 20 years;

    Whereas, Some projects spearheaded by John Lefever include the extension of the sewer and water infrastructure in the U.S. 30 industrial corridor, the establishment of the Park 30 Business Center and the Rail Connect Business Park, and the attraction of high growth companies such as ChromaSource, Steel Dynamics, and Triad Metals to the local business community;

    Whereas, A graduate of Heidelberg University with a degree in elementary education, John Lefever serves as President and CEO of STAR Insurance, a subsidiary of STAR Financial Group;

    Whereas, John Lefever also serves on the STAR Financial Bank board of directors, STAR executive committee, and manages the 60-employee insurance team;

    Whereas, In addition to his service with the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation, John Lefever has contributed to his community as a member of the Whitley County Council; past president of the Old Settlers Days Association; a founding member of the Whitley County YMCA; a member of the Fort Wayne Metro YMCA Finance

Committee; and a founding board member and current member of the Whitley County Community Foundation;

    Whereas, John Lefever served on the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation board of directors from 1994 - 2011, holding the positions of chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer;

    Whereas, John Lefever received the 1987 Citizen of the Year award for his participation in the development of the Whitley County 911 program; and

    Whereas, John Lefever has served his community with distinction and honor: 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 General Assembly acknowledges the many contributions made by John Lefever and encourages him to continue working for the good of the community and its citizens.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to John Lefever.