Bill Text: OR HCR20 | 2013 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Honoring Alice Richmond for contributions to community.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2013-06-21 - Filed with Secretary of State. [HCR20 Detail]

Download: Oregon-2013-HCR20-Enrolled.html

     77th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY--2013 Regular Session


                 House Concurrent Resolution 20

Sponsored by Representative PARRISH, Senator DEVLIN

  Whereas Alice Richmond was born in Lyons, France, on May 26,
1930, and moved to New York, New York, in 1949; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond had an entrepreneurial spirit from a
young age and was a shop owner on Madison Avenue in New York as
well as a clothing designer for Seventh Avenue, an apparel
company; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond married Robert Richmond, a United States
Navy veteran, in 1953, and they moved with their daughters to
West Linn, Oregon, in 1958; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond has lived in West Linn for 55 years and
in that span has been an integral part of the community, known
for her forward-thinking leadership and problem solving; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond carried her passion for fashion design
from New York to Oregon, worked for Pendleton Woolen Mills from
1959 to 2001 and was instrumental in launching their women's line
of clothing; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond is a living piece of West Linn's
centennial history and has been a leader in developing a culture
of community for the residents of West Linn; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond has been politically active in city
issues, including working on initiatives for parks, water
infrastructure and schools, running for mayor in 2008 and serving
on the political action committee board to build a new police
building for the West Linn Police Department; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond is a regular contributor in the
 { - West Linn Tidings - }, writing on all manner of issues that
affect West Linn, and regularly attends nearly all of the West
Linn City Council and West Linn Planning Commission meetings; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond has taken the initiative to launch or
assist in the launch of many of West Linn's most popular
community events, including the Central Village Summer Days and
the Oktoberfest, has worked to produce the Summer Fun Music
Concerts and the annual Fourth of July fireworks in historic
Willamette Park and has created the 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Project to
honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001; and
  Whereas Alice Richmond is the heart of West Linn and a treasure
to the city; now, therefore,

Be It Resolved by the Legislative Assembly of the State of

  That we, the members of the Seventy-seventh Legislative
Assembly, honor Alice Richmond for her innovation,
entrepreneurship and the dedication she has shown to the City of
West Linn.

Enrolled House Concurrent Resolution 20 (HCR 20-INTRO)     Page 1

                                  Adopted by House May 21, 2013

                                 Ramona J. Line, Chief Clerk of

                                  Tina Kotek, Speaker of House

                                 Adopted by Senate June 19, 2013

                                  Peter Courtney, President of

Enrolled House Concurrent Resolution 20 (HCR 20-INTRO)     Page 2