Current Status Bill Number:
4659Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980218Primary Sponsor: McMahandAll Sponsors: McMahandDrafted Document Number: bbm\9697jm.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980219Subject: Mrs. Georgia Walker-Hallums, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980219 Received from Senate Senate 19980219 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19980218 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING MRS. GEORGIA WALKER-HALLUMS OF GREENVILLE COUNTY FOR HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN HER COMMUNITY.
Whereas, Georgia Walker-Hallums attended Mt. Pleasant Elementary School and Sterling High School in Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School; she later attended Greenville Technical College and Furman University, taking courses in human relations; and
Whereas, she is a member of Reedy River Baptist Church; she has had a productive, meaningful working career and was employed as a chiropodist for Dr. F. A. Lubeen, as a courier for Ralph E. Loper Company, and as Director of Emergency Services for S.H.A.R.E., a community action agency which included Operation Warmth, Y-SHARE Camp, and Operation Shoe Horn; and
Whereas, after retiring from S.H.A.R.E. in the late 1980's, she has continued to work for S.H.A.R.E.; she has done homebound applications for the elderly and homebound recipients for the low income heating program; on December 1, 1997, she was called back to S.H.A.R.E. as coordinator for a program called Windows (i.e., Women's Initiatives, New Directions, and Opportunities for Work and Self-Sufficiency); presently she is Assistant Secretary of the Mount Pleasant Senior Citizen Program, Secretary of the Mount Pleasant Community Association, and a member of the Reedy River Mature Citizens; and
Whereas, upon retiring, she took a home health course through the Red Cross and is now employed by Internists Associates as an environmental technicians assistant; and
Whereas, she helped organize a day care center at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in the early 1960's and most recently, helped organize the Mt. Pleasant Senior Citizens Program; and
Whereas, she has had many civic involvements, both past and present, over the years including, among others, the following: the NAACP, the Negro Council of Women, Democratic Women of South Carolina, National Baptist Convention, and Holy Spring Order of Eastern Star #31; and
Whereas, her accomplishments, both past and present include, among other things, the following: past secretary, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church; past secretary, Amici Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; and field minister, Local Congress of Christian Education; and
Whereas, she has received numerous awards over the years including, among other things, the following: Outstanding Award in the Field of Missionary from the Baptist Education and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; Certificate for Significant Services to the Community as a Senior Volunteer from the Retired Senior Volunteer Program for South Carolina; and Distinguished Certificate for Team Effort and Expert Ability while serving as a Coordinator for the Hallums/Austin Family Reunion; and
Whereas, she is very active in her church, is interested in attending workshops pertaining to Christian education, and loves working with elderly citizens and children; her main goal, at which she has been highly successful, is helping people to help themselves; and
Whereas, she is a dynamic, loving, dedicated person; she is respected, admired, and loved by all who know her; she has given freely of her time, talents, energy, knowledge, resources, and wisdom throughout her life so that others may benefit and have a better life; and she is greatly deserving of recognition. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognizes and commends Mrs. Georgia Walker-Hallums of Greenville County for her many contributions enhancing the quality of life in her community.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mrs. Walker-Hallums.