Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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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,
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a terrific
educator, strong civic leader, dedicated man of God, and dear friend to
my wife, Vivian and me, Harvey Milner, Sr., who retired from his
position as Deputy Director of Public Services for the Columbus Public
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I pay tribute to an outstanding civic leader
and public servant of Georgia, a pillar in the Colquitt County
community, and a friend of longstanding, Commissioner Luke P. Strong,
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, an outstanding citizen, and a dear friend of
longstanding, Ms. Judith Tucker, on the occasion of her retirement.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a dedicated
man of God, community servant, Civil Rights Leader, family man and
friend of longstanding, Rev. Elijah Smith, Sr. Sadly, Rev. Smith passed
away on October 2, 2017. His funeral service will be held on Saturday,
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and birthday wishes to a dedicated man of God
and community servant, Reverend Gozie E. Penson, who is celebrating his
100th birthday at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Holiday Inn
Apr 1, 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 Mr. Richard S.
Monson. Richard has been the driving force behind Southwest Georgia
Farm Credit in Bainbridge, Georgia for 18 years and currently serves as

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