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        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Murvin S. Enders.


    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session of the 118th General Assembly (2013)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Murvin S. Enders.

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders has played an influential role in the development of the state of Indiana, the city of Indianapolis, and his community;

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders served as executive director for 100 Black Men of Indianapolis from 2005 until 2012 and as president of the organization from 1997 until 2004;

    Whereas, Murvin E. Enders was Vice President of Human Resources for the Indianapolis Water Company from 1998 to 2003 and Vice President of Administrative Affairs for IWC Resources Corporation from 1995 to 1998;

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders had a long and distinguished career with the Chrysler Corporation, where he served in various leadership capacities;

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders has served on more than 30 boards in the Central Indiana area, including the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC), the Indianapolis Airport Authority Board, the University of Indianapolis, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Indianapolis, the Christian Theological Seminary, the Ruth Lilly Health Education Center, the United Way of Central Indiana, the American Red Cross of Indianapolis, the Goodwill Industries Foundation, and the Methodist Hospital Foundation, and served as board president of the Greater Indianapolis Foreign Trade Zone Board;

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders has a BA from Fisk University and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis;

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders is married to Linda and has three sons, Murvin III, Kevin, and Erik and seven grandchildren;

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders has received numerous awards over the years, including the Fisk University Outstanding Alumni Award for Community Service (1991), the United Way Diversity Advocate Award (2011), the Indiana Black Expo Reverend Charles Williams "Putting Your Faith on the Line Award" (2011), and the Urban League Family of the Year (1993) award, and was inducted into the University of Indianapolis' Sankofa Circle of Civic Leaders (2012);

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders also serves as an Elder at the Light of the World Christian Church; and

    Whereas, Murvin S. Enders has dedicated his life to the betterment of his state, his city, and his community: 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 expresses its deepest gratitude to Murvin S. Enders for his years of dedicated service to Indiana and the city of Indianapolis.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Murvin S. Enders.