Bill Text: VA HR249 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Commending Jack and Roberta McKay.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-11 - Agreed to by House by voice vote [HR249 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HR249-Introduced.html
Offered February 5, 2019
Commending Jack and Roberta McKay.
Patron-- Sickles

WHEREAS, Jack and Roberta McKay, lifelong Northern Virginia residents, have made myriad contributions to the Alexandria community as active civic leaders and generous volunteers; and

WHEREAS, Jack McKay grew up in the Virginia Hills neighborhood and attended Benjamin Franklin University and the University of Maryland, while Roberta McKay, née Morris, grew up in the Groveton neighborhood and attended the University of Mary Washington; the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and Mississippi University for Women; and

WHEREAS, after their marriage on July 20, 1966, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Alexandria, Jack and Roberta McKay moved to Sterling, then settled in the Mount Vernon area of Alexandria, where they raised their three children, Jennifer, Jeffrey, and Jessica, all of whom still live and work in Northern Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Jack McKay, who previously served his country as a member of the United States Air Force, has worked for 40 years as chief financial officer of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C., and offered his time and leadership as a board member of HumPRO and the Mount Vernon Country Club; and

WHEREAS, Roberta McKay has supported and inspired the youth of the community as an educator in local elementary and junior high schools, an officer in various parent-teacher organizations, and a Scout leader; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Jack and Roberta McKay hereby be commended for their many contributions to the Alexandria community on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Jack and Roberta McKay as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for their many achievements.