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90_HR0214 LRB9006035KBkb 1 HOUSE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, There are groups and individuals dedicated to 3 providing for the needs of the citizens of Illinois; and 4 WHEREAS, One dedicated group is the Illinois Ventures for 5 Community Action; Illinois Ventures for Community Action 6 (I.V.C.A.) oversees several different projects, but the main 7 thrust is the war against poverty; and 8 WHEREAS, One dedicated individual in I.V.C.A. is Russell 9 Rose; Mr. Rose is the President of I.V.C.A., as well as a 10 part of several other community organizations within the 11 State; and 12 WHEREAS, Russell Rose has worked a farm for many years; 13 as a farmer he knows how hard it is to make ends meet, and 14 has seen the struggle that many people must go through in 15 their daily lives; Mr. Rose is the Executive Director of 16 BCMW, a community action agency in Centralia, Illinois that 17 works within Bond, Clinton, Marion, and Washington Counties 18 to help people in need; Mr. Rose is a member of the Board of 19 Directors of the Illinois Community Action Association, and 20 Secretary of Employee Benefit Trust; and 21 WHEREAS, Russell Rose serves within his community; from 22 being President of the Kinmundy Lions Club to working as a 23 Little League Manager for twelve years, he has committed 24 himself to hard work for his neighbors, family, and friends; 25 Mr. Rose has served as Vice President of Kinmundy School 26 Board and Vice President of SDA 23 Pick Council; and 27 WHEREAS, Russell Rose was born in Marion County on June 28 28, 1933, to Claude and Elsie Rose; on February 8, 1951 29 Russell married Louise Branch; to this wonderful union five 30 children were born; Diane, Deborah, Lori, Randy, and Rodney; 31 and -2- LRB9006035KBkb 1 WHEREAS, On this day, Saturday, July 19, 1997, the 2 Springfield Blueprint Building will be honored with a new 3 name: the Russell Rose Building; the members of I.V.C.A. are 4 honoring Mr. Rose because they appreciate him; he has set an 5 example by his hard work, his dedication, and his commitment 6 to people; therefore, be it 7 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 8 NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we 9 honor Russell Rose on this day, and we also appreciate the 10 example set by him, and wish him continued health and 11 happiness in the days ahead; and be it further 12 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 13 presented to Russell Rose.
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