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Sponsors: Rep. G.A. Brown
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 4399
Introduced in the House on January 28, 2010
Introduced in the Senate on January 28, 2010
Adopted by the General Assembly on January 28, 2010
Summary: Woodrow Draten Windham, Jr.
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/28/2010 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate HJ-48 1/28/2010 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence SJ-6
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TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE WOODROW "WOODY" DRATEN WINDHAM, JUNIOR, OF RICHLAND COUNTY, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM UPON THE OCCASION OF RECEIVING THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION'S PRESTIGIOUS MASTERS AWARD.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly were pleased to learn that Columbia radio icon Woody Windham has been awarded the 2010 Masters Award of the South Carolina Broadcasters Association; and
Whereas, the Masters Award acknowledges lifetime achievements of on-air broadcasters who have made significant contributions to broadcasting in South Carolina and who personify high broadcast industry standards within their communities; and
Whereas, a fifty-year veteran of radio broadcasting in South Carolina, Woody Windham created the first progressive rock format on FM and developed the first disco in the State, the Skyline Disco; and
Whereas, named Columbia's "Best Air Personality" by Columbia Metropolitan magazine in 2006, he has been a premier promoter of our famous beach music and the state dance, the shag; and
Whereas, Woody Windham, a songwriter and recording artist with three hit songs, has received numerous awards and untold recognition for his tireless efforts on behalf of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the City of Columbia, Special Olympics, and the Easter Seals Society; and
Whereas, he has raised more than a million dollars for local charities, most notably the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association; and
Whereas, a coveted emcee for innumerable corporate picnics, birthday parties, weddings, Christmas parties, and myriad other events, he has used his quick wit and God-given talent to serve his community as one of the longest-running announcers on the radio; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly express their appreciation for the service and talent Woody Windham has provided to the citizens of our great State and extend their good wishes to him for receiving the celebrated Masters Award. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, honor and recognize Woodrow "Woody" Draten Windham, Junior, of Richland County, and congratulate him upon the occasion of receiving the South Carolina Broadcasters Association's prestigious Masters Award.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Woodrow "Woody" Draten Windham.
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