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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE SIGNIFICANT WORK OF THE BENEDICT-ALLEN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND TO PROCLAIM THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021, AS "BENEDICT-ALLEN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY DAY."
Whereas, the Benedict-Allen Community Development Corporation (CDC) celebrated the completion of significant project milestones that have impacted its community over the past twenty-five years with a special event, "Celebrating 25 Years of Success: Changing Communities, Impacting Lives"; and
Whereas, at a cost of just over 5 million dollars, the Benedict-Allen CDC has built over forty homes; and
Whereas, the Benedict-Allen CDC completed construction of the three-thousand-five-hundred-square-foot Community Technology Center for residents and students and constructed the twenty-five-thousand-square-foot Business Development Center; and
Whereas, for some three thousand clients, the Benedict-Allen CDC has provided housing counseling, credit education, and financial literacy services and has provided job training and placement assistance to over five hundred low-income men, women, and youth; and
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives appreciates the instrumental and invaluable resource that the Benedict-Allen CDC has been for many citizens in Richland County, and the members encourage all South Carolinians to acknowledge the substantial and beneficial impact that the Benedict-Allen CDC contribution has made. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize and honor the significant work of the Benedict-Allen Community Development Corporation and proclaim Thursday, April 22, 2021, as "Benedict-Allen Community Development Corporation Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Day."
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the Benedict-Allen Community Development Corporation.
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