Bill Text: VA HJR590 | 2019 | Regular Session | Prefiled

Bill Title: Commending Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-11-15 - Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101320D [HJR590 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HJR590-Prefiled.html
Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled November 15, 2018
Commending Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr.
Patron-- Edmunds

WHEREAS, Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr., chief of Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, has served and safeguarded the residents of Prince Edward County for five decades; and

WHEREAS, born in Charlotte County, Dalton Elder worked in the garment industry for 49 years as a skilled mechanic and cutter for Amelia Dress Company, Star Children's Dress Company, and STEPS, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, desirous to be of further service to the community, Dalton Elder joined Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department and EMS as a young man in the spring of 1968; and

WHEREAS, in 1990, Dalton Elder was named chief of the department, which safeguards the lives and property of the residents of the Town of Pamplin and parts of the Counties of Appomattox, Charlotte, and Prince Edward; and

WHEREAS, Dalton Elder has represented Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department and EMS before the Prince Edward Area Firefighters Association and the Southside Virginia Volunteer Firefighter Association; and

WHEREAS, a pillar of the community, Dalton Elder never hesitates to help a friend or neighbor in need, and he has touched countless lives through his generosity and servant-leadership; and

WHEREAS, Dalton Elder enjoys the love and support of his wife, Clara, their son, Drew, and their grandchildren, Logan and Landon; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr., for his 50 years of service as a member of Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department and EMS; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr., as an expression of the General Assembly's admiration for his legacy of contributions to the Prince Edward County community.