Bill Text: TX SR111 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Recognizing Steve Ahlenius for his service to chambers of commerce in the Rio Grande Valley.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-08 - Reported enrolled [SR111 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR111-Enrolled.html
 
 
 
 
 
SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 111
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Steve Ahlenius for his 17 years of leadership at the
  McAllen Chamber of Commerce and for his 25 years of service with
  chambers of commerce in the Rio Grande Valley; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Ahlenius is a certified economic developer
  and holds a master's degree in public administration from Texas
  Tech University; he is well known for his distinguished service
  on behalf of the residents of the Rio Grande Valley and for his
  leadership with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce as its president
  and chief executive officer since 1998; and
         WHEREAS, Under his guidance, the McAllen Chamber of
  Commerce has experienced a 74 percent growth in membership and
  has earned national recognition for its innovative programs; in
  2001, the chamber was selected as the National Chamber of the
  Year by the National Association of Membership Development, and
  in 2008, it became the first chamber in the Rio Grande Valley to
  be accredited by the United States Chamber of Commerce; in 2014,
  the McAllen chamber became one of only eight chambers in Texas to
  earn a Five-Star Accreditation rating; and
         WHEREAS, In addition to leading the chamber through an era
  of great success, Mr. Ahlenius has remained active in numerous
  local and statewide organizations; he has been honored by the
  Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives with both a Distinguished
  Service Award and a Marvin Hurley Award, the highest honor that a
  chamber executive can receive; and
         WHEREAS, Steve Ahlenius has played a major role in turning
  the McAllen Chamber of Commerce into the model institution it is
  today; he is highly respected in his profession, and he is indeed
  deserving of recognition for his many contributions to the
  community; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend Steve Ahlenius
  for his 25 years of service to chambers of commerce in the Rio
  Grande Valley and for his positive impact on the City of McAllen;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
 
  Lucio
   
   
   
    ________________________________ 
        President of the Senate
     
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on August 8, 2017.
   
   
   
    ________________________________ 
        Secretary of the Senate
   
   
   
    ________________________________ 
         Member, Texas Senate
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