Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a beloved
educator and outstanding citizen, Mr. Paschal Ward. Mr. Ward will be
retiring from his post as the Director of Bands at Bainbridge High
School. He will be honored by the administration, faculty, students,
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to pay tribute to an outstanding
businesswoman, dedicated public servant, mentor to many, trailblazer,
and one of Georgia's most prolific women's rights advocates, Dr. Rita
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a dedicated
husband, loving father, community activist and an outstanding Man of
God, Pastor Ronald G. Toney, Sr., who is celebrating his 25th
anniversary as the distinguished pastor of Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
  Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to honor a dynamic woman of faith,
dedicated wife, magnificent mother, loving grandmother, trailblazer,
prolific author, skilled entrepreneur, public official, mentor to many
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart that I
rise today to pay tribute to an outstanding leader and dear friend of
longstanding, Togo Dennis West, Jr. Sadly, Togo passed away on
Thursday, March 8, 2018. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday,
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the
work and service of a dedicated community activist, engaged citizen,
and dear friend of longstanding Mrs. Lillie Ruth Gantt-Evans. She will
be honored by South Macon Arts Revitalization Technology (SMART), Inc.
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
  Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the
work and service of a dedicated public servant, Mr. J. Warren
Stembridge. Mr. Stembridge will be honored at the Central Intelligence
Agency's (CIA) Headquarters in Langley, Virginia on Monday, March 12,
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and privilege to
rise today to recognize a dedicated public servant, engaging community
leader, outstanding citizen, and friend of longstanding, Mrs. Elizabeth
``Liz'' Moore Tomlin. Liz was honored by the Nelson Chapel AME Church
in Bainbridge, Georgia on February 24, 2018.
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the
work and service of a distinguished educator, political activist, and
dear friend to my wife, Vivian and me, Mrs. Eunice L. Mixon. She was
honored as the 2018 Distinguished Older Georgian, a title given by the
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to a dedicated
woman of God, community servant, and friend of longstanding, Minister
Ollie W. Tarver, who is celebrating her 82nd birthday on Saturday,

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