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National Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act June 12, 2015
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the National Collegiate Athletic Accountability Act introduced by my friend and Penn State fellow alumnus, Congressman Charlie Dent."
Recognizing Penn State Creamery On 150 Years June 4, 2015
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"The majority leader, of course, is referring to the ice cream produced at Penn State University’s Berkey Creamery. I am proud to rise today in recognition of the creamery’s 150th anniversary."
In Recognition Of Bobbie Steever, Recipient Of The Greater Wilkes-Barre Salvation Army Others Award May 21, 2015
Matt Cartwright, D-PA
"Since retiring from Bell of America in 1991, Mrs. Steever refused to let retirement slow her down. She has worked for several companies and organizations including Trade Eastern, Inc., Lewith & Freeman Real Estate, and Penn State Wilkes-Bane. Following her time at Penn State, she spent 15 years with TRR & Associates as a professional consultant in fundraising, events planning, and public relations. Today, she serves as the Executive Director of Community Services for TFP Limited, a real estate development and management company."
In Recognition Of Dr. Mark P. Thomas For 30 Years Of Service To The Schuylkill Choral Society May 1, 2015
Matt Cartwright, D-PA
"Dr. Thomas has been a guest artist and conductor for many organizations including the Prague Radio Symphony, the New York Pops, and the Schuylkill Symphony Orchestra. He has made multiple tours throughout Europe and North America which have included multiple performances at Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center and the Riverside Cathedral in New York, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, the State Opera House and the Cathedral of St. Mary and Paul in Prague, and the Cathedral of St. Stephen in Vienna. Thomas has served as a guest conductor with the Ocean Grove Choral Festival Choir, at Reading’s Music-fest, and for PMEA choral festivals throughout Pennsylvania. He has also toured and conducted in Russia, Finland, and Estonia with members of the State Orchestra of St. Petersburg and members of the Eastern Pennsylvania Choral Society. In 2016, he will be leading the Schuylkill Choral Society on a tour to Italy and France which will include performances in Rome, Florence, Paris, and Normandy. Dr. Thomas has appeared nationally on the NPR and PBS as well as local appearances on Comcast Tonight and Comcast Newsmakers. He has served as a music consultant for Maryland Educational Television and as an adjunct professor at Alvernia University, Penn State University, and Bucks County Community College. Thomas and his choirs are also featured performers of the National Anthem for the Philadelphia sports community, including regular performances for the Phillies, Sixers, and Flyers."
Honoring Anna “Mickey” Peters April 21, 2015
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"Recently, the Pennsylvania State University Agricultural Extension honored Anna “Mickey” Peters for her more than half century of volunteerism to Penn State Extension’s 4-H volunteer youth program."

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