Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Congressional Record Statements

Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations and best wishes to an exceptional
community leader and outstanding citizen, Ms. Kay H. Hind, on the
occasion of her retirement from the SOWEGA Council on Aging in Albany,
Georgia on Friday, March 31, 2017.
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations to an exceptional community leader
and outstanding citizen, Mrs. Rhudine Warren Nelson Dorsey, fondly
known as Dina, as she celebrates 45 years of service with the Georgia
Legal Services Program.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
MOMENT OF SILENCE HONORING FORMER REPRESENTATIVE DAWSON MATHIS
 
(Mr. BISHOP of Georgia asked and was given permission to address the
House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to Mrs. Pearl
Biggs, who is celebrating her 100th birthday on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. A
birthday celebration will be held for Mrs. Biggs on Saturday, April 29,
2017.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations to Mr. Richard ``Ricky'' McCorkle,
Superintendent of the Marion County School District, on his retirement
after 30 years as an educator and civic leader. He will be honored at a
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an
outstanding artist and homegrown legend, the late great Gregg Allman.
Sadly, on Saturday, May 27, 2017, Gregg passed away peacefully at his
home in Savannah, Georgia. A private funeral was held in his hometown
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to an extraordinary
nurse, activist, advocate, and pioneer, Ms. Mary N. Long, who is
celebrating her 76th birthday on Monday, June 26, 2017. On this day,
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I consider it my great honor and
pleasure to extend my sincerest congratulations to the Easterseals
Southern Georgia program as it celebrates 60 years of serving
individuals living with disabilities and their families. The
Easterseals Southern Georgia will celebrate this significant milestone
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor an
outstanding Man of God, and friend of long standing, Reverend Dr. Ralph
Walter Huling, who will celebrate his 30th anniversary as the
distinguished pastor of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in
Columbus, Georgia. An anniversary worship service will be held on
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor an
outstanding Man of God, Elder Ervin Peterson, who will celebrate his
20th Anniversary as the distinguished pastor of New Hope Full Gospel
Ministries, Inc. His anniversary celebration will take place Thursday,

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