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TO HONOR MRS. SHIRLEY GARRICK OF LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR HER MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TO CONGRATULATE HER ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT AS CALENDAR CLERK FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives has learned that in June 2014, Mrs. Shirley Garrick will retire from this Institution where she has served as Staff Assistant as well as House Calendar Clerk with grace, charm, and efficiency since January 1988; and
Whereas, prior to joining the House Staff, Shirley worked for many years at Gibbes Middle School and at her husband's company, Tate-Garrick Insurance Agency; and
Whereas, Shirley was married to the love of her life, the late Bill Garrick, and is the devoted mother of their children Skot, Sam, and Judie and the delighted grandmother of Logan, Tate, and Amber; and
Whereas, a woman of faith, Shirley has been an active member of Centennial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church for fifty years where she has enjoyed trips with the church ladies to Bonclarken, singing alto with the church choir, volunteering with the church's soup kitchen team, and being a member of her church circle; and
Whereas, Shirley maintains the family vacation home at Holden Beach, North Carolina, and spends long weekends there every chance she gets, enjoying fun-filled evenings going from porch to dock visiting with family, friends, and neighbors; and
Whereas, in her spare time, she enjoys doing crossword puzzles, reading, working in the yard, playing bridge, shopping, and spending time with family, good friends, and her dogs; and
Whereas, during her tenure as a member of the House Desk Staff, Shirley's colleagues have admired her strong work ethic and will deeply miss her delightful sense of humor and warm, loving spirit; and
Whereas, grateful for the legacy of consistent commitment and excellence Shirley Garrick has bestowed on this great State, the House of Representatives takes much pleasure in wishing her well in her retirement and trusts she will find much enjoyment in the more leisurely pace of the days ahead. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, honor Mrs. Shirley Garrick of Lexington County for her many years of dedicated service to the State of South Carolina, congratulate her on the occasion of her retirement as Calendar Clerk for the South Carolina House of Representatives, and wish her much success and fulfillment in all her future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to Mrs. Shirley Garrick.
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