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Recognizing Muscular Dystrophy July 15, 2016
Lois Frankel, D-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor South Florida resident Nadine Kirby, for her efforts to “Light it Up Green” during the month of August to raise awareness for Muscular Dystrophy."
Honoring Alice Mary Moore’S Eightieth Birthday And Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary July 15, 2016
Tom Rooney, R-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the incredible life of Alice Mary Moore, who will celebrate her 80th birthday on July 17, 2016. Alice’s parents immigrated from County Antrim and County Longford, Ireland to Queens, New York where they raised a strong-willed Irishwoman with a sharp sense of humor. At age 20, she met Charles Moore and they married a few weeks later in the Upper West side of Manhattan at the Roman Catholic Church of the Ascension. Charles later joined the United States Army and his proud service as a cook brought him and Alice to overseas posts in Germany and Kenya and to domestic posts across the United States. Throughout these adventures, she gave birth to five amazing children before she and Charles eventually settled in Virginia. Undoubtedly, these experiences instilled in Alice her intense and unyielding zest for life that is as vibrant today as ever. This year, Alice will have celebrated both her 80th birthday and her 60th year of marriage surrounded by her loving friends and family dancing at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1503 and enjoying life in a fancy hat at a beautiful vineyard in Virginia. On behalf of her grandchildren, I am honored to recognize the incredible life of Alice Mary Moore on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives."
Honoring Angelo Tsakopoulos July 15, 2016
Mike Thompson, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Angelo Tsakopoulos on his 80th birthday for his legendary career in real estate development and his long history of philanthropy in California."
Honoring Senator Lois Wolk July 15, 2016
Mike Thompson, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Senator Lois Wolk upon her retirement from the California State Senate."
Tribute To Chief Michael Dove July 15, 2016
Todd Rokita, R-IN
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a distinguished Hoosier, Chief Michael Dove, who will retire from the Brownsburg Police Department."

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