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Honoring Charles S. Weiss, Ph.D. June 28, 2016
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor my dear friend Dr. Charles Weiss on the occasion of his retirement from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts."
Honoring The 65Th Anniversary Of The Rose Of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church June 24, 2016
K. Conaway, R-TX
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church as they celebrate their 65th anniversary. Over the last 65 years, Rose of Sharon has served as a place of worship for countless numbers of West Texans. Rose of Sharon was founded by Reverend A.H. Goings in 1951. After meeting in various homes for several years, the church finally found a permanent home on 300 Fitch St. in June of 1985 under the leadership of Reverend J.W. Hanson. From that point moving forward, the church was able to flourish as they made it their mission to spread the teachings of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Tragically on June 25, 2014, the church burned down and was declared a total loss. But out of the ashes and through the power of prayer and the support of the First Baptist Church of Odessa, Rose of Sharon persevered and overcame the adversity that they were dealt. After many months of rebuilding, Rose of Sharon reopened the doors to their newly constructed house of worship in February 2016. Mr. Speaker, I ask that my colleagues join me in recognizing the Rose of Sharon Baptist Church as they celebrate their 65th anniversary. I wish them continued success moving forward. May God continue to bless the parishioners and the church leaders for many years to come."
In Honor Of Marilyn Bitterman And Her Retirement From Community Board 7 In New York’S 14Th Congressional District June 24, 2016
Joseph Crowley, D-NY
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the service of Marilyn Bitterman. Marilyn is a beloved member of the Queens community, who plans to retire after 40 years of service to Community Board 7."
Honoring Ms. Jan Sabo June 24, 2016
Mike Thompson, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Jan Sabo, the Assistant Superintendent of the Napa County Office of Education, upon her retirement from an impressive career in education that spanned 42 years."
Honoring Ms. Marina Torres June 24, 2016
Mike Thompson, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Ms. Marina Torres who is being honored by the Calistoga Associated Teachers upon her retirement after 35 years of service to Calistoga Elementary School and our Calistoga community."

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